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Today, we delve into the nuances of treating Fitzpatrick Types IV-VI, navigating the complexities of treating melanin-rich skin. From a basic understanding of Selective Photothermolysis to treatments that are generally safe for higher Fitz types, Kathy covers what you need to know to get those effective treatments while ensuring your client is safe and comfortable. Additionally, we guide you through essential considerations when purchasing devices, emphasizing the importance of seeking feedback from other clinics.

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In today’s discussion:

  • Treating Fitzpatrick Type IV-VI 
  • Selective Photothermolysis
  • Preventing PIH
  • Choosing technologies for melanin rich skin
  • Determining Fitz accurately
  • Cooling to the skin for safer treatments
  • Go to treatments for Fitz IV-VI
  • Full field vs fractional
  • Considerations when purchasing devices
  • Getting feedback from other clinics
  • Cool the skin post treatment

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