Everyone wants a flawless, beautiful and lighter skin tone. It has, in fact become an obsession. People are getting complexion lightening treatments in an original dark skin tone, where no guarantees can be made that these Non-FDA approved treatments could benefit.
Dr. Rinky Kapoor, Cosmetic Dermatologist and Dermato-surgeon at The Esthetic Clinics, Mumbai, gave her expert opinion in the Health and fitness editorial of The Hindustan Times in the article “Fair skin at your own risk” on 18 Sep’18, Page 12. In this article, she warns people that they should be aware of medical spas and quacks offering ‘skin whitening’, where patients are promised fairness and hooked up to unapproved treatments to make money out of public obsession. She also warned about the possible risks of taking non FDA approved treatments, Allergic reactions, effects on the liver and kidneys, poor cosmetic outcome, prolonged maintenance, uneven distribution of colour in the body.
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Dr. Debraj Shome is Director and Co founder of The Esthetic Clinics. He has been rated amongst the top surgeons in India by multiple agencies. The Esthetic Clinics patients include many international and national celebrities who prefer to opt for facial cosmetic surgery and facial plastic surgery in Mumbai because The Esthetic Clinics has its headquarters there.