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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
No relation: No relation exists that I am aware of.

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Sibley
44 years experience LASIK Surgery
Albino's vision: Patient's that inherit the Albino gene(s) have a lack of pigment in their body.The eyes need pigment to function properly. The lack of pigment may be ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
More than that: In addition to the lack of pigment, there is often incomplete development of the retinal structures leading to the blindness often seen with albinism.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
27 years experience Dermatology
Many options: Topical bleaching creams such as hydroquinone, kojic acid, manganese, licorice extract, retinoids, glycolic acid, lactic acid, urea. Also procedures s ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rashid Khan
32 years experience Internal Medicine
See a dermatologist.: You should consult a dermatologist who can treat you for pigmentation.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Pigmentation: Pigmentation is normal in many people. You really need to see the dermatologist to be certain that it is not something that could possibly be serious.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Genetics/DNA: It all depends, but if you want to change your skin completely that is impossible and not a wise endeavor. If you have a blemish then there are some s ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Pigmentation: Is your hyper-pigmentation in different places on your body or are you seeing overall changes in your skin? Does this change with the season? You shou ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
Pigmentation: Sewe a dermatologist and see if bleaching or lasers might help you with the pigmentation.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Need examination: To see what that pigmented lesion is , if you are born with , then see a plastic surgeon for removal.

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