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What is the definition or description of: skin lightening?

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Dr. Shawn Allen
Dermatology 22 years experience
Skin lightening: This term is often used to reduce hyperpigmentation or darkening of the skin. Topical creams can be used such as prescription strength hydroquinone and tretinoin. See your dermatologist for further details.

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