Written by Dr. Katie Wang Edited by Dr. Paul M. Graham Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH), also known as dark spots, is one of the dermatologists most difficult problems to treat. This is a very common problem that is often disregarded or not treated appropriately within doctor’s offices, hence a need for more tailored treatment by aContinue reading “The War on Skin Pigmentation: Part 2”
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Video: KTP Laser Procedure
Platform: NewSurg KTP 532nm Diode Laser Indication: Telangiectasias (superficial blood vessels) The KTP laser is designed to specifically target superficial blood vessels and dark spots that are located on the skin. This laser device offers safe, quick, and effective results with minimal associated downtime. Side effects are limited to mild pain, redness, swelling, and rarely blisteringContinue reading “Video: KTP Laser Procedure”
The War on Skin Pigmentation: Part 1
Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH) is a common source of frustration particularly among darker-skinned individuals. Those most susceptible to developing PIH include African Americans, Hispanics, Asians, Native Americans, Pacific Islanders, and those of Middle Eastern decent.