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2 Doctor Answers | Asked by watson01 in Milwaukee, WI
I recommend the Melaquin PM creams for nighttime and Melaquin AM creams for AM use. These creams can enhance lightening of dark scars.
A skin lightening agent can be utilized to lighten the color of both skin and scars. Some common lightening agents include hydroquinone, retinoids, and kojic acid; used singly or in combination. These products can be obtained through either dermatology or plastic surgery offices. We carry several options in our office. For best results, if a lightning agent is going to be used on a scar, it needs to be applied while the scar is still healing. This helps to suppress pigment formation...