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how to lighten face?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
BrighterLighter skin: Many people use over-the-counter moisturizers that contain sunscreen. Avoiding exposure to the sun will let skin lighten up. However, one should take extra vitamin D to make up for not getting vitamin D from the sun. Although having tanned skin from sun exposure is not a medical illness, there are a few uncommon hormonal medical conditions that can cause skin darkening.
Answered on May 3, 2015
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Dr. Anifat Balogun
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See doctor : While there are many over the counter lotions that have some skin lightening properties, your best strategy to avoid trying a bunch of products that do not correct the dark spots and pigmentation from acne, is to see a specialist that has expertise in treating acne scarring and dark spots. Combination therapy with office treatments and targeted home regimen is often necessary for best results.
Answered on May 3, 2015
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Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Professional Advice.: Seek professional advice. See an ENT -head and neck surgeon or facial plastic surgeon.
Answered on May 3, 2015

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