An efficacy study of 3 commercially available hydroquinone 4% treatments for melasma.

@article{Grimes2007AnES,
  title={An efficacy study of 3 commercially available hydroquinone 4% treatments for melasma.},
  author={Pearl E. Grimes},
  journal={Cutis},
  year={2007},
  volume={80 6},
  pages={497-502}
}
Melasma is a common disorder of hyperpigmentation typically characterized by relatively symmetric brown or gray-brown patches on sun-exposed facial areas. Treating melasma is challenging because of the prolonged time to response and the substantial relapse rate when therapy is discontinued. The objective of this 12-week study was to compare the clinical efficacy and tolerability of 3 hydroquinone 4%-containing creams in the treatment of melasma. The 3 creams were cream A (microencapsulated… CONTINUE READING
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