Melasma / Skin Discoloration
Melasma and Skin Discoloration is common skin disorder. Melasma is also known as “chloasma” or the “mask of pregnancy” and it usually effects young women with brownish skin tones.
Melasma has two common causes:
||Fluctuations in estrogen and progesterone play a major role in melasma, often effecting pregnant women, women taking birth control pills or women taking hormone replacement therapy during menopause|
||Excessive sun exposure can also cause melasma.|
Treating Melasma/Skin Discoloration
Although melasma can be distressing, it is an easily treatable skin disorder. Obagi’s NuDerm has been shown to effectively treat melasma in as little as 12 weeks. A more aggressive and possibly quicker treatment can be had with eMatrix Sublative Rejuvination. Call us at 559-450-7299 or schedule a free consultation through the form on the right hand side to see how we may be able to help you treat hyperpigmentation.