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Cosmelan or Vi Peel for Hyperpigmentation on Dark Skin?

Can Vi Peel or Cosmelan depigmentation peel be used on the legs of a very dark-skinned person to remove brown hyperpigmentation?

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Controlling abnormal pigmentation and melasma with Melarase

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I would recommend the Melarase AM and Melarase PM creams for melasma as they can both effectively control abnormal pigmentation. Raffy Karamanoukian Los Angeles


Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Cosmelan or Vi Peel for Hyperpigmentation on Dark Skin

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Hard to say without a photo provided, if the pigment is really bad we sometimes reccomend doing both treatments, also if depends on how sensative the skin is. I'd prob say try doing the vi peel (precision plus) first, this will help clear out all the dead skin you might have and eliminate the pigment, give it a few weeks then try using cosmelan wherever you might still have pigment.  Best of luck

George T. Boris, MD, FRCS, FACS
Los Angeles Facial Plastic Surgeon
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