Type 2 Minocycline-induced hyperpigmentation successfully treated with the novel 755 nm picosecond alexandrite laser - a case report.
- Katsumi Sasaki,
- Toshio Ohshiro,
- Takafumi Ohshiro,
- Reiko Sakio,
- Emi Fukazawa,
- Masahiro Toriumi,
- Tamotsu Ebihara
Laser Ther 2017 Jun;26(2):137-144
Department of Dermatology, Keio University School of Medicine.
Background And Aim: Minocycline therapy for acne vulgaris is associated with the occasional induction of various types of unsightly and often persistent hyperpigmentation, which is frequently resistant to hydroquinone treatment. Pigment-specific lasers have achieved some success with multiple treatment sessions. Recently, the picosecond domain 755 nm alexandrite laser (ps-Alex) has attracted attention in tattoo removal. Read More