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Skin darkening on forehead, travelling in the sun. Tried depiwhite cream. Treatment?

i was travelling in hot sun and an atmosphere full of traffic for a period of 3 -4 weeks without wearing helmet and finally it ended up in my skin blackening on the left and right corners of the fore head.Ii consulted a dermatologists and they prescribed me a sunscreen and depiwhite cream ...i was done with one full lot ...but couldn t get the blackness eradicated .Any suggestions on how to get back my original colour?
Asked On : Tue, 14 Aug 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
hi im dr satya
welcome to health care magic.
photoinduced pigmentation is common over sun exposed areas of the face.
areas predominantly affected are lateral sides of forehead, back of hands, tip of nose, tips of ears.
these discoloration is due to excess of melanin production,, increase in size of melanocyte, and damage to the skin of the forehead and thereby ingestion or spread of melanin pigment within the skin layers.
a prolonged treatment by topical depigmentary agents and topical steroid may alter the color but the results are not satisfactory.
any way persist with sunscreen and topical treatment for a more healthy skin
thank you
Answered: Wed, 15 Aug 2012
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