A 56-year-old member asked:
Could tretinoin 0.025% fade hyperpigmentation scars?
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Dr. Ed Friedlander answered
43 years experience in Pathology
Probably not: This medicine is helpful in preventing new acne lesions, especially if applied consistently. A hydroquinone bleach might fade postinflammatory hyperpigmentation but skill is required and you might do better simply to let them fade on their own and work hard to keep new lesions under control.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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