Hyperpigmentation: An Overview of the Common Afflictions

Kimberly A. Cayce; Amy J. McMichael; Steven R. Feldman

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Dermatology Nursing. 2004;16(5) 

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Treatment

A large armamentarium of treatments exist for the vast array of hyperpigmentation disorders (see Table 5 ). Topical depigmenting agents, chemical peels, cryosurgery, dermabrasion, and pigment-specific lasers have all been exercised. Various combinations of those agents have been employed, many times with superior outcomes. The same therapies are utilized to treat hyperpigmented conditions with varying results.

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