Key clinical point: A low-density nonablative laser improved postinflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH) in patients with darker skin types.
Major finding: The mean improvement in PIH was 43.2% from baseline, a statistically significant difference.
Study details: The retrospective study evaluated photographs before and after treatment with the nonablative fractional 1,927 nm laser in 61 patients with PIH and Fitzpatrick skin types IV, V, or VI.
Disclosures: No funding or disclosure information was provided.
Bae YS et al. Lasers Surg Med. 2019 Oct 29. doi: 10.1002/lsm.23173.