Dermatology Research and Practice / 2011 / Article / Fig 4

Clinical Study

A Double-Blind, Randomized Clinical Trial of Niacinamide 4% versus Hydroquinone 4% in the Treatment of Melasma

Figure 4

Epidermal pigmentation reduction. (a) Basal melasma skin biopsy, (b) skin biopsy posttreated with niacinamide. (Fontana Masson, original magnification 40x). Below is shown the measured positive areas for melanin using a computer-assisted image analysis program.

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