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Skin Lightening Using Microdermabrasion?

I have a dark brown tone by birth. If I get a microdermabrasion done will it help me to get a more lighter tone?

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Microdermabrasion does not treat pigmentation unless due to excess keratin

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Unless your pigmentation is due to hyperkeratosis ( callous, liver spots aka seborrheic keratoses for example), microdermabrasion, if performed properly, will not result in any improvement.

Chicago Plastic Surgeon
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Microdermabrasion and Melarase creams

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Microdermabrasion combined with Melarase creams can help improve skin tone and even out complexion problems on most skin types. Raffy Karamanoukian Los Angeles

Web reference: http://www.surgery90210.com/cosmetic-dermatology/82/melarase.aspx

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Very doubtful Microdermabrasion will help

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Microdermabrasin is a very popular procedure usually done by aestheticians in a doctor's office. It can lighten some dark spots, but chances of it working or lasting are very small.

Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
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