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Pigmentation and Scaring Management after Hypodermoclysis, a Case Report

Albany Cosmetic and Laser Center, 12914 167 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6V 1J6, Canada
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Cosmetics 2022, 9(1), 10; https://doi.org/10.3390/cosmetics9010010
Received: 10 December 2021 / Revised: 6 January 2022 / Accepted: 7 January 2022 / Published: 12 January 2022
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Feature Papers in Cosmetics in 2022)
Hypodermoclysis is the continuous subcutaneous infusion of a parenteral solution into dermal tissue, which is typically associated with skin lesions and cosmetic issues in the majority of patients. Scarring and pigmentation are two of the potential skin lesions after hypodermoclysis. The way skin diseases and cosmetic issues are treated has altered dramatically as a result of laser technology. This is the first article to our knowledge that describes the treatment of pigmentation and scarring produced by Hypodermoclysis cutaneous damage by using laser treatment. It was vital to select the appropriate endpoint, technology, and configuration parameters. The lesion was completely resolved after five months of treatment with four laser sessions. The first session used a fractional Er-Yag laser to perform cold ablation. The remaining sessions used 1064 and 585 nm Nd-Yag Q-switch lasers to operate in the nanosecond region. To minimize the danger of post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH), the treated region was prepped between laser treatments with 4% hydroquinone (HQ) cream. Our protocol may reduce scars and pigmentation while minimizing adverse effects and downtime. View Full-Text
Keywords: fractional laser; hyper-pigmentation; scar management; hypodermoclysis fractional laser; hyper-pigmentation; scar management; hypodermoclysis
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Alhallak, K.; Abdulhafid, A.; Tomi, S.; Omran, D. Pigmentation and Scaring Management after Hypodermoclysis, a Case Report. Cosmetics 2022, 9, 10. https://doi.org/10.3390/cosmetics9010010

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Alhallak K, Abdulhafid A, Tomi S, Omran D. Pigmentation and Scaring Management after Hypodermoclysis, a Case Report. Cosmetics. 2022; 9(1):10. https://doi.org/10.3390/cosmetics9010010

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Alhallak, Kamal, Adel Abdulhafid, Salem Tomi, and Dima Omran. 2022. "Pigmentation and Scaring Management after Hypodermoclysis, a Case Report" Cosmetics 9, no. 1: 10. https://doi.org/10.3390/cosmetics9010010

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