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Treatment for Melasma on Hispanic Skin?

My melasma is getting darker and spreading across my face. I stopped taking birth control 5 years ago, used Tri-Luma, tried Obagi twice, wear 60spf sunblock and always keep my face out of the sun; but the melasma continues. I've been told that because of my skintone (Hispanic), peels and laser treatments could potentially make my melasma worse. Any advice on how to address my melasma would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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Melasma treatment with Melarase on hispanic skin

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I have attained very good results with longterm use of Melarase creams for melasma on patients.  Results are longlasting and typically take about 4 months to be visibly improved. Raffy Karamanoukian, Los Angeles

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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