Posts Tagged ‘dépigmentation’

Cysteamine Cream (CC): The evidence against hydroquinone and treatment of hyperpigmentation (For Professionals)

Friday, July 12th, 2013

Hydroquinone is the gold standard in the treatment of hyperpigmentary disorders but there are 3. things to bear in mind: -a concentration of 4% or more is needed to be effective. -because of a higher concecntration, side effects such as exogenous ochronosis are a risk. Because of a lack of evidence pertaining to long term […]

Cysteamine cream as a new skin depigmenting agent

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Presented at the following Scientific Meeting: National Skin Centre (NSC) Dermatology Update, Singapore, 12-13 May 2012 Hsu.C. 1, Pourahmadi M.2, Ahmadi S. 2, Ali Mahdi H. 3. 1:Centre Medical du Lignon, Geneva, Switzerland. 2: Jahrom University Medical school, Jahrom, Iran. 3: Global Dermatology Information Portal. Royal Bahrain Hospital, Bahrain Introduction Cysteamine (mercaptoethylamine) is a product […]

Depigmentation: What’s New (For Professionals)

Sunday, January 10th, 2010

Depigmentation: What’s New (For Professionals) Introduction Hydroquinone in its monobenzyl form for is toxic. Triluma ® brings nothing new: it is so old that depigmentation creams are available as a generic and as a combinable prescription. What is new is ebselen ®. Ebselen ® inhibition of transfer of melanocytes proven by cultures and HMB45 (melanin […]

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