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flat, white scars and pigment on forehead. what procedure do I need?
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richardgalitz


Facial plastic surgeon
Miami, FL
United States
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  scars and unever color
March 14, 2011 11:22 AM

This is a difficult problem. Two basic choices 1) try to bleach the area with hydroqinone and make the area lighter albiet hopefully even toned or 2) try the CO2 fraxel. If the problem is (more)
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beautidoc


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Encino, CA
United States
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  Fraxel Dual for Skin Discoloration
March 13, 2011 10:13 PM

Hi,
Fraxel Dual laser treatment is probably the best treatment to attempt to improve the color of your forehead skin. Good luck and be well.
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