Amy Forman Taub, MD in MedEsthetics Magazine On Treating Skin Of Color With Lasers

November 1, 2014
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MedESTHETICS
"BELOW THE SURFACE"
November/december 2014
Wendy Lewis

"Patients with darker skin types often present a challenge to laser practitioners, due to the increased risk of PIH. Although nonablative treatments are safer for this group, they are not without risk. Amy Taub, MD, of Lincolnshire, Illinois, recommends lowering the treatment density on skin of color, even when using RF- and infrared-based nonablative devices, typically touted as safe for all skin tones. “Sublative RF (eMatrix) is very good to use in darker skin types as long as normal densities are utilized,” she says."

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