Will hydroquinone help with brown spots after IPL?

i have had IPL done on my face and now i have dark spots. I am using hydroquinone. Will that help fade the spots?

Generally yes, the prescription 4% (USA) is more effective than the 2%.  Don’t go over the 4% without discussing with a dermatologist if you live overseas.   But the question is really more why did you get brown spots after IPL.  Usually the IPL is used to treat  brown spots!!  Please go back to your doctor and try to get an explanation of why this happened and how to prevent it in the future.  More information on IPL treatments.   Dr. I

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