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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 158-160

Dermafrac : An innovative new treatment for periorbital melanosis in a dark-skinned male patient


1 Department of Dermatology and Venereology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
2 Kassir Dermatology, Dallas, Texas, USA

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DOI: 10.4103/0974-2077.118420

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Periorbital melanosis (under eye dark circles) is an often idiopathic cosmetically disturbing condition that is poorly responsive to currently available treatment modalities. We present the case of a 48-year-old man (skin phototype V) with significant idiopathic periorbital melanosis and who had good to excellent reduction in periorbital melanosis with the new DermaFrac TM , which combines microneedling with simultaneous infusion of a serum containing active ingredients. The possible mechanisms of benefit are discussed. DermaFrac TM may be an innovative and effective new treatment option for patients with periorbital melanosis.


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