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Are there any success stories for treating PIH after fraxel repair. I have already exhausted regims of triluma, hydroquinone, retinals and Finacea.

I have been told that that the area of hyperpigmentation (that I have only in the area treated by fraxel) around my eyes is now melasma brought on from the laser treatment. It has left a line of demarcation on my cheekbones that is impossible to cover with a normal appearance. I am desperate to be rid of the bronze shadow left which is a combo of hyperpigmentation and redness from broken capillaries. Post fraxel repair by 9 months now. Have tried all topicals with no improvement.

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Baltimore, MD
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  FRaxel repair
March 7, 2010 8:50 PM

Fraxel Repair is CO2 laser, Wich can cause hyperpigmentation.
The treatment takes a long time of skin care OBAJI, then chemical peels. Sun screen, off all hormonal therapy, Cosmolan (more)
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