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Remedies for pigmentation?

Remedies for pigmentation?

Many options: Topical bleaching creams such as hydroquinone, kojic acid, manganese, licorice extract, retinoids, glycolic acid, lactic acid, urea. Also procedures such as ktp and nd:yag lasers, ipl (intense pulsed light), microdermabrasion, fractional resurfacing, chemical acid peels can all help. ...Read more

Pigment (Definition)

Any chemical which has a color (minerals also) can be said to have a pigment. Such chemicals are responsible for the colors of the skin, the hair, the eyes and things we don't ordinary see such as the brown ...Read more


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How to treat pigmentation?

How to treat pigmentation?

See a dermatologist.: You should consult a dermatologist who can treat you for pigmentation. ...Read more

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I have pigmentation in my face?

I have pigmentation in my face?

Pigmentation: Pigmentation is normal in many people. You really need to see the dermatologist to be certain that it is not something that could possibly be serious. ...Read more

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How to make my eyebrows darker and thicker without dyeing ?

Eyebrow thickening: You may talk to your doctor about a prescription for Latisse (bimatoprost) and try it on your eyebrows (it is generally indicated for thickening eyelashes). ...Read more

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Is red dye 40 related to ppd?

Is red dye 40 related to ppd?

Red Dye #40: & Pervasive Developmental Disorder ?? Not sure. Red #40 (Allura Red) is the most frequently used dye. There are concerns that it may be linked to hyperactivity, ADHD & autism spectrum disorders. There is also possibility of hypersensitivity Rxn's. This merits further study. ...Read more

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How to reduce melanin pigment ?

How to reduce melanin pigment ?

Lighteners: Many lightening agents are available with and without hydroquinone. You need to see your dermatologist to get on the topical lightener thats right for you and combine it with peels or microdermabrasion or lasers to reduce the pigment ...Read more

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How to get rid of pigmentation?

How to get rid of pigmentation?

Genetics/DNA: It all depends, but if you want to change your skin completely that is impossible and not a wise endeavor. If you have a blemish then there are some surgical and laser options that a good dermatologist may have ideas and expertise to manage. ...Read more

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How to treat hyper pigmentation?

How to treat hyper pigmentation?

Pigmentation: Is your hyper-pigmentation in different places on your body or are you seeing overall changes in your skin? Does this change with the season? You should see a dermatologist for evaluation and advice. ...Read more

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Are hair dyes safe for me to use?

Are hair dyes safe for me to use?

Skin allergy test: Before you use a dye product, you should follow the instructions in the package to do a allergy skin patch test. Apply a small amount of dye on your arm, keep it dry by covering it with a bandaid, check it in 48 and 72 hours to make sure you didn't react with redness or swelling. If not, this dye is safe to use. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of pigmentation ?

How can I get rid of pigmentation ?

Pigmentation: Sewe a dermatologist and see if bleaching or lasers might help you with the pigmentation. ...Read more

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How to remove pigmentation from lips?

How to remove pigmentation from lips?

Expert only: Check with your dermatologist no lay people can be all become a big problem. ...Read more

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Are hair dyes safe? Fumes irritate me.

Are hair dyes safe? Fumes irritate me.

Generally are TOXIC!: This is a great question. Few people (including doctors) realize how toxic most hair dyes are. Hair dyes can cause asthma & allergic reactions and are associated with increased risk of certain cancers (like non-hodgkin's lymphoma) & primary biliary cirrhosis, a lethal condition. However, not all dyes are equally toxic- there are safe alternatives like henna. See www.Squidoo.Com/hairdyedangers. ...Read more

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How to remove pigmentation on my face?

How to remove pigmentation on my face?

Bleach,peel,laser: Results vary but combination bleaching creams with hydroquinone, kojic acod , arbuthnot can be helpful alone or in combination with chemical peel or treatment with a q switched nd yag laser used for tattoo removal. ...Read more

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What causes pigment dispersion syndrome?

Lens fibers rub iris: When the supporting lens fibers (zonules) of the lens are anteriorly placed on the lens, they can rub against the back of the iris leading to scraping off pigment which then circulates through the front of the eye. Most this is an interesting anatomical happening but in some cases the pigment clogs the eye drains causing glaucoma. ...Read more

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What is atypical pigment network on skin?

What is atypical pigment network on skin?

This is actually: a term used to describe a DERMATOSCOPIC examination ( a MAGNIFIED "picture") of early pigmented lesions) Basically this is the way to recognize malignancy EARLY and thus prevent serious outcomes! I hope this helps1 Dr Z ...Read more

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Whats the meaning of retinal pigmentation?

Whats the meaning of retinal pigmentation?

Trauma, infection: The retina responds to trauma, infection and some inherited conditions by the production of pigment. The ophthalmologist can evaluate this and determine the source of the problem frequently by looking at this pigment. You cannot see your own pigment. ...Read more

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What could cause a pigmentation in sclera?

What could cause a pigmentation in sclera?

Osteogenesis imperfe: This classic finding in osteogenesis imperfecta is due to thin connective tissue in the sclera. However, children may have slightly blue tinted sclera without having oi. ...Read more

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Does laser resurfacing remove pigmentation?

Does laser resurfacing remove 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

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