What can be used to fade hyperpigmented marks/scars on dark skin? (photos)

Hi, I am a 25 y/o AA female that suffers from very bad hyperpigmented skin. Anytime I get a bug bite, scratch, burn, etc. the mark will heal really dark. I've tried products with 3% hydroquinone, bleaching creams, glycolic acid, Shea butter and the list goes on. Nothing seems to work but time, and sometimes that doesn't help either. What would be my best option? I still have some really dark scars that are 8 years old and some that are less than a year.

Doctor Answers 1

Dark scars on the legs

I would use a combination of Plato's Scar Serum, Melarase PM, and Melapads. Light chemical peels can also help as will fractional laser. 


Dr. Karamanoukian

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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