Use of Fractional Laser in Mixed-Race Patients
12 June 2013 (online)
The use of fractional lasers in mixed race patients has always been a challenge. Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation or worsening of existing melasma is a risk and its presence can be unpredictable. The authors present their experience in patients with Fitzpatrick skin types IV to VI using fractional lasers. Pre- and post-laser regimens to avoid complications are presented and results are evaluated.