A member asked:

My face color is much darker than my body's color. sunscreen will protect further damage. but how can i get my own color back?

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Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto answered

Specializes in Cosmetic Surgery

IPL does a really nice job of lightening sun damage with no down time. It does require regular (every 3 months or so) treatments to maintain results. Some chemical peels can lighten sun damage. Fractionated laser does a really nice job of lightening pigmentary issues, but does require some downtime and may not work if your skin is dark. Hydroquinone and lightening creams are other options.

Answered Jul 4, 2015

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