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Hyperpigmentation is one of the most common pigmentation problems in darker-skinned individuals is hyperpigmentation (or the darkening of the skin). Usually the result of some type of inflammation or injury to the skin, such as a cut, burn or scrape, hyperpigmentation produces darkened areas of the skin that can last months or years. Even healed acne lesions can leave permanent dark spots in darker-skinned people that, in some cases, can be more distressing than the original acne.
Findings provide new insight on skin pigmentation

Findings provide new insight on skin pigmentation

FDA undecided on safety guidelines for hydroquinone use

FDA undecided on safety guidelines for hydroquinone use

Topical fluorouracil may improve appearance of aging skin

Topical fluorouracil may improve appearance of aging skin

Laser technology shown to effectively clear acne

Laser technology shown to effectively clear acne

Enhanced skin cancer risk linked to defects in cellular aging controls

Enhanced skin cancer risk linked to defects in cellular aging controls

Higher death rates in kidney patients with nephrogenic systemic fibrosis

Higher death rates in kidney patients with nephrogenic systemic fibrosis

Skin cooling may increase risk of discoloration after laser treatment

Skin cooling may increase risk of discoloration after laser treatment

Intensity modulated radiation therapy reduces breast cancer treatment side effects

Intensity modulated radiation therapy reduces breast cancer treatment side effects

The need for a bronzed glow could be in the genes

The need for a bronzed glow could be in the genes

Using makeup to cover a severe facial blemish may not improve the quality of a woman's life

Using makeup to cover a severe facial blemish may not improve the quality of a woman's life