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Gluthathione injection effective on dark skinned person to be fair?

I am a black man , i want to know is glutathione whitening injection very effective on dark skin people?
i don't want to become very light , i just want to add 2or 3 shades to my skin color and make it clear , glow and perfect with no acne ,dark spot.....
How many session do you think i need and how much does it cost ? and if your clinic offer it please let me know where are you located. Thank you
Asked On : Wed, 24 Apr 2013
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Glutathione injections promise a whiter skin while removing all kinds of skin blemishes like scars and pigmentation marks. It surely brighten your skin by 2 tones. They claim to improve the texture of the skin by making them more supple and moisturized. Over all they promise to give you a better and glowing skin by reducing fine lines and wrinkles.

These injections have glutathione as an active ingredient. Glutathione is a known antioxidant. In fact it comes as pills too and used as skin whitening pill. In fact glutathione is used to treat toxicity, acne, cancer, HIV, allergies, Alzheimer's disease,cystic fibrosis, diabetes,hepatitis, liver dysfunction. But it is more popular for its skin whitening property. Vitamin C and glutathione are combined to give an over all lighter skin tone. Usually 1.25g/5ml vitamin c is combined with 600mg glutathione powder for the injection purpose. The injection should be taken twice a week or once in 3 days. But the dose may be enhanced to 2 ampoules per session if you want enhanced or faster result. Each set contains 10 ampoules. After the first set has been completed maintenance does of one or two injections per month may be continued. The treatment may be done as intravenous drip or normal injection.

IV glutathione sell around $125- $150 per box of 10 vials. So if you do the math,one injection costs around $15 plus doctor's fee plus shipping costs, if applicable. If you do IV GSH twice a week for a month then you would likely spend around $150-$200 per month

At the end i would like to add that all cosmetic procedure results varies depending on the type of the skin and many other factor.Since i am not aware of where you are situated i cant really refer to any single clinic or dermatologist at your place.

Hope it helps.
Answered: Wed, 24 Apr 2013
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