I had an upper bleph on 3/28/13 and I'm happy so far with the results but since I have dark skin, I am worried about dark scars. Can I apply hydroquinone 4% on upper eyelids one week post op? If not, how soon can I do something about any possible hyperpigmentation? Also, can I use hydroquinone for bruising? Thank you all in advance.
Can I Apply 4% Hydroquinone on Upper Bleph Scars One Week Post Op? (photo)
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Use of Bleaching Cream After Blepharoplasty
Thank you for your photographs. Your incisions seem to be coming along very well. I do not think you need to apply hydroquinone at this time. Hydroquinone with not work on your bruise since it is blood stain versus melanin which is inside skin cells.