A member asked:

I'm a dark skinned woman i used to apply hydroquinone cream. is there any surgery that can reduce melanin from inside in order to lose a few shades?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Joseph Bark answered

Specializes in Dermatology

Dark skin: No. Don't even think about this concept. There are pigment lighteners for selected areas, but the use of the most powerful one of these is limited to the care of very, very skilled dermatologists. Don't go down that hazardous road.

Answered 3/27/2018



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