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Facial Hyperpigmentation Treatment
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
I have hypo- and hyperpigmentation on my face due to eczema. How can I make these marks disappear ? Is there a treatment ?
Female, Asian, 19. Only get acne on right side of face leaving hyperpigmentation. Wash sheets/face regularly with acne scrub. Any tips for treatment?
See a dermatologist: Tretinoin (Retin A) or adapalene prescription will reduce the acne and the post-inflamatory hyperpigmentation. Depending on the severity of the acne, as well as your emotional reaction to it, you may also consider prescription SPIRONLACTONE, an antiandrogen. Very effective. Very safe except not if pregnant or in kidney failure. ...Read more
Hi, what is the most effective treatment to lighten Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation/ dark spots on face due to acne. Thanks?
Manage the acne: Depigmentation bleach creams like hydroquinone risk disfiguring you. At age 17, you have a duty to yourself to take charge of treating your acne. It's a chronic, non-lifeastyle-related disease that will remit on its own when it decides to, and that you should treat aggressively until then. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, you'll need your physician's prescription Rx ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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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