Yes, hydroquinone is a skin-bleaching agent that is used to lighten areas of darkened skin such as freckles, chloasma (also known as melasma), age spots, and acne scars.
Retin A is a topical retinoid used to treat mild to moderately severe acne.
Topical retinoids are often mixed with bleaching creams to reduce pigmentation in melasma.
- Hydroquinone Information for Consumers
- Hydroquinone Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Hydroquinone (detailed)
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