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How To Remove Pigmentation With Amway Product
Obagi: Obagi skin care is great for reducing pigmentation as well as helping improve texture and tone of the skin. ...Read more
Will using a product that inhibits melanin production get rid of all pigmentation in the skin, or will it just prevent tanning?
Could turn white: There is a product known as monobenzyl ether of hydrquinone. If you use it your skin will turn white. You should google it. I believe the brand name is ben a quick. ...Read more
Sun exposure is your worst enemy so be sure to use sunscreen with spf of 30 +uva protection regularly. Reapply 45 mins before and every 2 hrs thereafter with sun exposure.
Bleaching cream containing hydroquinone may help but the effect is not permanent. Intense pulsed light treatment may also be helpful. However there is no cure for your pigment problem. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: There is nothing otc for this, however dermatologists have prescription medications or procedures with lasers and such that can help. ...Read more
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It is hard to say but you may have a disease called argyria, which causes your skin to turn grey. Are the white portion of your eyes white or a greyish blue color?
Have you ever been exposed to silver? Laser treatments with a q-switched alexandrite laser or ruby laser or Nd-YAG laser at the 1064 wavelength ...Read more
I'm using isotretinoin for my acne and I have pigmentation because of the acne, so is there any way to remove the pigmentation?
Yes but be careful: It helps to remove pigment but there are many side-effects that an experienced doctor needs to warn you about. It causes increased sensitivity to the sun so if you're not careful about sun protection afterwards you can actually get worse pigmentation in the long run. Noninvasive lasers may be a safer bet especially for ethnic skin because they do not have as many side-effects. ...Read more
It really depends on: The cause of the hyperpigmentation. If this is melasma there is no cure, but sun avoidance and lightening agents will help. Also you can see dermatologist for peels or lasers. Other causes of pigmentation have other treatment options. See dermatologist for diagnosis ...Read more
Derm consult: Most people from india have a little darker skin than a caucasian in my experience, you would need to be careful to remove this pigment without affecting the adjacent skin. Otherwise you will leave a pigmented area you might not be happy with. Consult with a dermatologist. ...Read more
Hello pleas help me how to remove my pigmentation over face? Its been 4 years I have tried chemical peels but its not working?
PIH: Post inflammatory hyper pigmentation is common in darker complexioned patients and is set off by anything that causes inflammation (sunburn, laser burn, chemical burn, dermabrassion). Light peels and hyper pigmentation fading creams should help. See a licensed aesthetician or dermatologist for recommendations. Ipl lasers are good for evening skin tone and are the least invasive. ...Read more
What does Betnovate do?? Is it to remove blemishes / pigmentations? Is it harmful? And how long should I use it for and when not to use??
I have uneven skintone cause of lot tan/pigmentation. Is there any medication to lower my melanin level? I want fast results to remove this tan.
None: Unfortunately there is no medication to accomplish your desired goal. ...Read more
Eye Have An Answer..: If you mean the clear front part of the eye (that's the cornea), then an eye doctor can remove it with a special tool. Of course, depends also on how you got it. Born with it? Get a small metallic foreign body in it? Got"creative"and tried to get a tattoo there? Affecting your vision? If it's brown color on the iris (the colored disk that opens and closes around the pupil), that's another story... ...Read more
Which pigment?: Extra pigment outside the pink part of the lips can usually be lightened with topical bleaching medications or with intense pulse light (ipl) treatments. If you are speaking about the pink pigmentation of the lip, are you interested in making the pink lip smaller or do you have extra spots on the lips? You can reduce the size of the lips with surgery, but spots on the lips should be examined soon. ...Read more
How can I remove post-inflammatory hyper-pigmentation marks? (I tried chemical peels for the parpst dew weeks they didn't banish the marks) pls help
Laser=light: See: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/laser. Light, a form of electromagnetic radiation, see: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/electromagnetic_radiation, used for treatment is just a way of applying heat, i.e. The heat generated when the light is absorbed. What then happens ; the results (down the road) are a result of both the heat damage ; the healing response, locally ; body wide, thus no guarantees. ...Read more
Yes: You might need to see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Blackheads or black pigmentations have been showing up on my lips. What are my options to remove them? What can I do to prevent more?
See a doctor: There could be many different possibilities. See a doctor or dermatologist for proper diagnosis and recommendations for treatment. These spots can be a normal variant or could be associated with something more serious. ...Read more
I want to remove some pigmentations on my teeth (by a dentist) is it safee. Can it cause any side effects?
Absolutely: Your dentist has over 10, 000 hours training and years of experience to safely and effectively resolve, problems just like yours. Enjoy your new smile! ...Read more
Does face laser to remove hair cause discoloration & dark pigmentation to the skin? Does it also cause wrinkles/weakness of the skin? Using since 2004
Not usually: BUT different people call different things lasers. If you have a darker skin type then IPL for example (which some call laser but is not) can cause post inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Assuming you had the laser hair removal done professionally, ask the person who did it what they used and what can be done now about the pigmentation. Another type of laser (1064 NdYag) perhaps. Good luck! ...Read more
I have pigmentation from scars on the back of one shoulder, I've used acne soaps and ointment (OTC). I'd like to have the scars removed and any acne.
Acne scars: You need to see a dermatologust. Good luck ...Read more
Is there anything I can use to fade redness/hyper pigmentation after therma lo treatment under nose to remove spider veins?
Go to this link and look at a product called UTH ...Read more
Hyper-pigmentation on my left leg due to mild crps or from fiberglass cast (i had on after foot surgery for 3 weeks, but was removed 8 months ago)?
Both: Casts being placed on for long time can result in skin discoloration. This should resolve in a few days to weeks though. Crps changes typically take longer to resolve and may not resolve suggesting its presence. ...Read more
What products would u recommend to lighten the pigmentation caused by eczema? I dun wan to let it clear naturally as it will take a very longtime
Best products for acne scars or pigmentation that does not clog pores? (not prescription) Help please!
HealthTap doctors: Are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more
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