Glutathione has been used in Asia for years for the skin. Dr. Santos has been offering this IV treatment since 2003. A Hydrafacial is also recommended to help brighten the skin. Glutathione is infused into the skin through this treatment. Glutathione has been shown to inhibit the enzyme that produces pigment and hence creating a skin brightening effect. IVs are best given once to twice a week for 6-8 weeks.
Glutathione is an important intracellular antioxidant that is especially important in protecting liver, brain, and kidney cells from toxicity and free radicals.