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I had aggressive treatments of IPL and Fraxel on my upper lip to help supposely correct my pigmentation problem I had from medicine and sun tanning. Now the problem is worse (I think because I had to many treatments and also she used the strongest setting). It is worse then what it was and she then said to strat tri-luma. Nothing is helping the damage that the laser did and I am now looking for other solutions (I can't see looking like this for the rest of my life). Please help me. Should I try microdermabrasion or a peel? I want something that will not make the problem worse. I wish I never listened to the doctor and used laser. Please help!

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Claremont, CA
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February 13, 2013 11:21 AM

Get your doctor to prescribe a 6% Hydroquinone Cream combined with Retin-A. Do not do another peel or laser treatment. It will take a couple of skin cycles to lighten, but it will as (more)
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Elizabeth, WV
United States
June 10, 2009 6:44 AM

What happened after your treatment? I had it done too around my mouth and chin for wrinkles from smoking. I too am having trouble with blotchiness. I just went back to the Dr. and he said it just was not done healing, but gave me a prescription for something to put on it to help bleach out the dark spots. Hope this helps. Becky



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