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15% TCA Peel Vs. IPL for Hyperpigmentation on Cheeks?

Is one treatment (TCA peel or IPL) more effective than the other for treating hyperpigmentation? I was told 3-4 peels would be sufficient, but I'm... READ MORE

Treatment for Hyperpigmentation After Laser Resurfacing

Dear Doc! I got ablative fractional laser resurfacing on my face 2.5 weeks ago. I have developed change in color of skin, a dark patches on sides of... READ MORE

Hyperpigmentation Treatment for Skin, Indian Ethnicity? (photo)

I am Indian and have hyperpigmentation on my upper face (cheeks, eye area, forehead. and nose). Can anyone recommend to me a doctor who can advise me... READ MORE

Does Fraxel Work for Hyperpigmented African American Skin?

When I was a teen I squeezed every pimple that I had. The results of that was dark spots on my chin and forehead. Will Fraxel help these acne scar... READ MORE

Treatment for Dark Pigmentation Around Eyes?

Hi, this is a question about darkness around the eye area. It is hereditary. I don't mean dark circles necessarily, but the area between the eye... READ MORE

Best Treatment for Olive Skin with Age Spots, Sun Spots, Melasma?

I'm 47, light olive complexion w/ pinkish undertones, brown eyes and dark brown hair; was very active in sports from age 7 through 20's-prior to the... READ MORE

How to Get Rid of Dark Wrinkly Spots Between Breasts?

I have dark wrinkly spots between my breasts, how can I get rid of it? The spotting is occurring more and more, and the skin is darkening a lot, its... READ MORE

Hyperpigmented Area Red After Hydroquinone Application

I was burnt around the mouth area about half a year ago. I was given a hydroquinone cream by my aesthetician. She said it might help with the... READ MORE

Hyperpigmentation Treatment for Brown Spots on Upper Lip?

I am a 37 year old female. I have brown patches/spots on my upper lip that seem to be getting darker. I have always used sunscreen on my face... READ MORE

What Can I Do to Heal Darkened Skin from Benzoyl Peroxide?

I have dark skin and I used Proactiv for a year. It obviously helped clear up my skin mostly, not comlpetely; but now I am left with darkened patches... READ MORE

Best Treatment for Under-eye Blood Vessels and Pigmentation?

I wanted to know which treatment is the most effective in removing blood vessels under the eye area as well as pigmentation? I have had laser... READ MORE

Best Acne Hyperpigmentation Treatment?

My skin isn't horrible but I want it to look a lot better. I have hyperpigmentation marks from breakouts and I would love to get rid of those! What... READ MORE

Scar Re-pigmentation Treatments?

Are there any effective scar repigmentation treatments? I have hypopigmented scars that are really embarrassing, and I know that nothing will make... READ MORE

Can Tretinoin Cream Lighten Dark Spots on Legs?

Can Tretinoin cream improve the appearance of dark spots on my legs? If yes, can I use only the cream without the other Obagi products, and how long... READ MORE

How to Get Rid of Dark Spot on Chin?

I have this dark spot on my chin. I have used some over the counter rash medication on it and it would usually dry up and just "peel" off.... READ MORE

How Can I Reduce Facial Brown Spots?

I have a problem. My patient had a several milia on her face. I tried to peel it by 15% salysilic acid. 2 weeks after she came again with several... READ MORE

Pigmentation from Mirena Coil?

I have been using a Mirena coil and have developed pigmentation on my face. Could this be caused by the coil? I have previously only had this problem... READ MORE

Treatment for Brownish Area on my Skin?

I have this brownish area on my skin, which I had for several years. It is spreading a little bit over my arm. I would like to know if it's a skin... READ MORE

Dark Spot on Penis Head AND on Penis Shaft? (photo)

I had this dark spot on my penis head for months now. Dont itch, dont annoys me, dont bother at all. And now I realized I also have a dark spot on one... READ MORE

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