Melasma Treatment

Melasma Treatment

What causes brown spots?

Most brown spots on the skin are caused by sunlight, UV radiation or aging changes. If the brown spots create a patch or larger area of pigment, this may indicate melasma, which is often worsened during pregnancy or with exposure to the sun. Please click here for information and treatment options for melasma.

Some brown spots are melasma, which is often worsened during pregnancy or with exposure to the sun. Unfortunately, melasma can be made worse with laser or IPL treatments.

Melasma can be diagnosed by a physician and can be superficial, mixed or deep.

How is Melasma Treated?

Melasma is best treated with a one time peel designed specifically for melasma called Melanage. The results are amazing!

Click here to see information about the Melanage Peel procedure.

Treatment of Brown Spots

IPL, Laser, Peels, Home Skin Conditioning Programme. IPL fotofacial is the best treatment for brownspots that are not melasma. Pre-treating the skin with a home conditioning program for 4-6 weeks and/or adding peels before and between IPL treatments can often improve the outcome of IPL by as much as 35%.


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