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A 38-year-old member asked:

What are the benefits of hydroquinone, mometasone and tretinoin cream for face?

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Dr. Glenn Messina
Aesthetic Medicine 37 years experience
Old remedy: The formulation you described is an old formulation by Dr Kligman a dermatologist who was treating acne and pigment issues. This formulation will decrease melanin production that causes pigments to be produced the hydroquinone and to a lesser extent the steroid do this. The tretinoin is Retin-A and that will help regulate exfoliation/
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Last updated Jul 8, 2016


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