Why won't my melasma lighten up at all? (Photos)
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Melasma and Sun Spots -- Best Treamtent Is Clear + Brilliant / Fraxel 1927 with Microneedling PRP, Pro Yellow is Useful
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I prefer to use a combination of creams and laser for melasma. Hydroquinone can be used (5-8%), along with vitamin A creams. I usually start my patients on laser (low dose Q switch or Picosure) a few weeks after they commence on creams. In some cases I combine glycolic AHA peels, and in other cases I use a tablet called Tranexamic acid to help.
I like the Clear+Brilliant with ascorbic acid and twice a week HQ to maintain. Finding the combination that works for YOU is the key.
All the best, Dr Davin Lim Laser, surgical and aesthetic dermatologist Brisbane, Australia
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