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Esthetic Management of Melanin Hyperpigmentation using Diode Laser: A Report of Four Cases

Samba Siva Reddy, Amera Ayubi, Vinaya K Ramachandra

Citation Information : Reddy SS, Ayubi A, Ramachandra VK. Esthetic Management of Melanin Hyperpigmentation using Diode Laser: A Report of Four Cases. J Health Sci Res 2015; 6 (2):56-59.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10042-1022

Published Online: 01-12-2015

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Reddy SS, Ayubi A, Ramachandra VK. Esthetic Management of Melanin Hyperpigmentation using Diode Laser: A Report of Four Cases. J Health Sci Res 2015;6(2): 56-59.


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