MELASMA-Pigmentation on Face


What is Melasma?

Melasma consists of brown spots/patches on both sides of the face, especially on the cheeks, upper lips, nose and chin. The distribution is usually symmetrical.



What Causes Melasma?



What are the types of melasma?


Mild

Modarate

Mild


Is melasma recurrent? And why?

Yes, melasma can be very recurrent Because of stress, hormonal changes, sun exposure .



How to Prevent Melasma?



How to Use Sunscreens



Types of Melasma and Their Treatments




What are the Creams Used for Melasma?


The treatment usually takes several weeks. The creams have to be used regularly

What is the Advanced Treatment for Melasma?



What is Chemical Peeling and How Does it Work?



The type of chemical peel depends on the skin type of skin of patient-quick, safe treatment




Q NdYag Laser-Laser Toning


  • This laser specifically attacks melanin and melanocytes which produce melanin
  • This is very safe and effective



Fractional Lasers


  • Fractional laser treatment is a new , safe, minimally invasive treatment
  • This laser causes a reaction that leads to elimination of pigment,collagen remodelling
 



This is How Laser is Done



There may be only a slight redness for one day & the patient can go to work the very same day. Treatment is quick- only 15 minutes.4-6 sessions are needed

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Final Message: Proper Treatment and Prevention are Important