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Best Whitening Cream for Dark Scars?

I scratch and peel my wounds. It's a bad habit, and I now have scars everywhere like dark spots on arms and legs. What would be the best cream to remove those scars as fast as possible?

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Dark Scars

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Pigment comes from melanocytes. Hydroquinone is gold standard....4% has been the traditional dose. Some custom pharmacies will concentrate to 8%. Does not work over night and may take months.

Broad band/Intense pulse light treatments are also efficacious in less dark skin types. Consult with Board Certified Plastic Surgeon for best option.

Good luck!

Dr. C


Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
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