When hydroquinone is stopped, will the pigment come back?

hello, My doctor gave me HQ 8% for removing PIH (after laser treathment). after 2 weeks the PIH has gone, will it come back when i will stop HQ?

The answer is that it probably will unless you take steps to prevent that. I recommend reading our articles Melasma in Depth, Color and texture Issues, and Understanding Pigment Problems.

 

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Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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