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A 51-year-old female asked:

African american female have dark scars from a injury. what can i use to lighten the scars or get my skin color back?

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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Hydroxyquinone cream: See a dermatologist, since you need a prescription anyhow . But it's better seen exactly what these scars are all about, and explain to you the benefits and side effects of any treatment
Dr. Thomas Fiala
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Have you tried...: A hydroquninone "lightening" cream? Speak to your local dermatologist about it.

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Last updated Jun 21, 2013

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