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

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.

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Microdermabrasion and Melarase creams

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

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Very doubtful Microdermabrasion will help

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.

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