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A 22-year-old female asked:

Is there a laser skin lightening treatment available in the us that can make brown skin into pale skin throughout the whole body? what is it called?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
No: Browner color is fine, peachier color is fine, and everyone else's color is fine. We do not have a laser booth for darker people to hop into, turn on a few buttons, and hop out a hour later with a lighter shade of skin. You can do the opposite and get a total body spray tan... but it's hard to make that look natural. Also, why the desire for a different color? Is it for fun, as in using make-up?

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Last updated Aug 15, 2016

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