Double Blind, Placebo Controlled Evaluation of a Novel Skin Lightening Agent

January 2018 | Volume 17 | Issue 1 | Original Article | 113 | Copyright © January 2018

James M. Spencer MD MS,a Julianna Accioly MA,a Neal Kitchen PhDb

aSpencer Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center, St Petersburg, FL bHydroPeptide, Issaquah, WA


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James M. Spencer MD MS