Our expert says:
Hi Mandy, thank you for the question.
Your best option would be to consult a dermatologist or an aesthetic medical practitioner with a special interest in pigmentation as one would need to examine the skin and even perform a VISIA skin analysis to determine the type and depth of pigmentation before deciding on a treatment option.
In my opinion I do not believe that microdermabrasion will be an effective tool to treat the pigmentation.
Your first treatment should be an effective SPF (50 or higher that contains zinc oxide and/or titanium dioxide) applied several times daily. Topical products and chemical peels may improve the pigmentation b ut ultimately one may have to consider fractional skin resurfacing to achieve the best possible results.
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