Hydroquinone, Hydroquinone, Arcadia Plastic Surgeon Dr George Sun


This medicine serves as the gold standard for skin brightening and pigment fader medicine.
Category: prescriptive topical medicine

1. Prescription medicine which require medical supervision
2. Specialized and proprietary medical grade products which are available only from the clinic
3. Customized supplements for one’s individual needs
4. Alternative, generic, non-medical grade, and non-prescriptive products still available from retail stores or sites

1. For individuals desiring gradual improvement and willing to adhere to strict skin care program with sun avoidance
2. blackheads, white heads, and early inflammatory acne
3. cloud-like pigmentation
4. Melasma
5. Uneven skin tone
6. Post-inflammatory pigmentation

1. Patients with realistic expectations
2. Patients in good healthy conditions

1. Patients with unrealistic expectations
2. Patients with known allergy towards the composition
3. pregnancy
4. Patients with infectious or neoplastic conditions of the skin

Apply to the affected areas.
Use in the morning and at night before sleep.

1. Improved cloud-like pigmentation
2. Reduced melasma
3. More even skin tone
4. Less post-inflammatory pigmentation

The results are seen in one week
Results last weeks, with further use suggested for maintenance.
Additional maintenance is required.
Healthy eating and exercise are helpful to enhance results.
Further treatment may be recommended to further results.
Generally none.
Excessive or chronic use may lead to dependency and other systemic side effects.
Apply to the affected areas.
Use in the morning and at night before sleep.
Combining with other treatments will enhance results.
Cost of treatment options ranges from two to three digits. An in-person consultation with your specialist physician will help to determine the best suitable solution to your own individual needs.