Lasers for Darker Skin Types

Monday, June 11, 2018

In this edition of the "Peer to Peer" audiocast series, Dr. Vincent DeLeo speaks with Dr. Andrew Alexis about the complications that may occur from using lasers in patients with darker skin types and parameters to lower the risks.

He also discusses the use of lasers for pseudofolliculitis barbae, acne scarring, and pigmentation disorders such as melasma and postinflammatory hyperpigmentation.

Podcast Participants

Vincent A. DeLeo, MD
Vincent A. DeLeo, MD, is from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York. He also is the editor in chief of Cutis and the author of more than 200 publications. He is a leading expert on contact dermatitis, sunscreens, and photosensitivity. Dr. DeLeo is a consultant for Estée Lauder.