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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
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Dr. Barry Handler
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
Sunscreen: The best sunscreens are those with zinc oxide 4% or greater. They can be more difficult to rub in but are preferred by the american academy of dermat ... Read More
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Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
See dermatologist: First make sure that this is not a melanoma by seeing a dermatologist. There are many options for treating dark spots ranging for lasers to skin bleac ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Danielle DeHoratius
19 years experience Dermatology
Yes: There is a specific ingredient called hydroquinone which can be found otc with 2% concentration. The prescription strength is usually 4%. While usin ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Blazar
62 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
More info needed: Depends on what it contains and where the 'spot'is located.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Usually dark spots corrector is used on dark pigments seen on the hands as women age. Because it is formulated for the spots or lentigos on the hands ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sire
54 years experience Dermatology
Sometimes: Many of the "spot correctors" are comedogenic and actually clog the pores causing the acne to worsen. The choice of the agent should be reviewed with ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Active ingredients: I looked at the ingredients and there are over 35 products added to the formulation. I would be concerned about reactions but there may be some benefi ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Steckelman
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: They only cover not cause fading.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
No: Dark spot corrector with vitamin C will not clear your acne. Instead use benzoyl peroxide in am, adapalene (Differin) at night. Start first with benz ... Read More
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