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Doctor insights on: Alternative Treatments For Hyperpigmentation

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Is there a treatment for suborbital hyperpigmentation?

Is there a treatment for suborbital hyperpigmentation?

Hyperpigmentation: Many creams are available but unfortunately none of them really work dark circles under the eyes may be due to increased melanin. ...Read more

Dr. Kathleen Gilmore
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Hyperpigmentation (Definition)

Hyperpigmentation is a medical term describing areas of skin that are darker than the rest of the skin. It can be present from birth or caused by ...Read more


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What is the treatment of hyperpigmentation in some area of the face?

What is the treatment of hyperpigmentation in some area of the face?

Hyperpigmentation: You must a sunblock, at least spf 30, preferably with zinc so the discoloration doesn't get worse and so your treatment has a chance to work. Otc: glycolic acid, kojic acid, retinol, hydroquinone. If those don't work, see your dermatologist for products that are very effective. ...Read more

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What type of anti-aging treatments are available for hyperpigmentation?

Hydroquinone: Hydroquinone is the gold standard for hyperpigmentation treatment. Make sure you are using sun protection everday. ...Read more

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Does mild hyperpigmentation due to a wound fade away spontaneously over time?And what's the appropriate treatment

Does mild hyperpigmentation due to a wound fade away spontaneously over time?And what's the appropriate treatment

Depends: This depends o several factors, nature of scar , how you typically scar and your baseline pigmentation. Scars tend toward natural pigmentation but the more pigment in journalistic skin the more likely it will be hyper pigmented or even form a "keloid" keeping the scar soft and pliable will help although they are harsh chemically a fade chream may help if nothing else give it some time. ...Read more

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Is laser treatment common for hyperpigmentation?

Is laser treatment common for hyperpigmentation?

Yes: Yes. It is often utilized to treat hyperpigmentation from aging, sun damage and melasma. With melasma it is important to do a test area prior to complete treatment to ensure there is not worsening of the condition. There are several topical preparations that can also aid in the treatment of hyperpigmentation ...Read more

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Hyperpigmentation on lips from 2 yrs. which treatment is bst for gettin pink lips??

Hyperpigmentation on lips from 2 yrs. which treatment is bst for gettin pink lips??

Multiple options: No easy answer but 4% hydroquinone cream, Lytera cream, trichloroacetic acid peels, Ruby, KTP, nanosecond YAG laser, pulsed dye laser, judiciously applied cryotherapy, photodynamic therapy with Levulan or equivalent, and partial fractional laser (which I am not keen on for the lips in my hands, but perhaps in others) ...Read more

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What is the MOST effective treatment to remove light rolling, box scars and hyperpigmentation ?

What is the MOST effective treatment to remove light rolling, box scars and hyperpigmentation ?

Rolling box scars?: not sure what you mean by "light, rolling box scars" Please resubmit question. ...Read more

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I have hypo- and hyperpigmentation on my face due to eczema. How can I make these marks disappear ? Is there a treatment ?

I have hypo- and hyperpigmentation on  my face due to eczema. How can I make these marks disappear ? Is there a treatment ?

Yes but in the face: of eczema you really need to discuss options with dermatologist as many things that can help pigmentation can aggravate eczema. make appointment ...Read more

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My brother has what appears to be hyperpigmentation/dark spots all over his skin. What is the cause? And is there a cure? I think laser treatments?

My brother has what appears to be hyperpigmentation/dark spots all over his skin. What is the cause? And is there a cure? I think laser treatments?

Let him see a: A primary care dr and a dermatologist . It could be a sign of problems with stomach , intestinal , pancreatic , adrenal problems or tumor(less likely ) etcgive us some feedback ! ...Read more

Dr. Monib Zirvi
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Increased Skin Pigmentation (Definition)

Increased skin pigmentation is a clinical finding in which an area of skin is darker due ...Read more