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Melasma

Melasma is a darker patch of skin often on the cheeks, bridge of the nose, forehead, chin or above the top lip. It can be treated with medicated skin care, including skin peels of various strengths for maximal results.

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Overview

Definition

Melasma is quite a common skin problem. It is usually a …

Melasma is quite a common skin problem. It is usually a discoloured patch of brown skin often found on the cheeks, bridge of the nose, forehead, chin or above the top lip. It can also appear on the neck up arms.

It can be triggered by the use a birth control pill, pregnancy, hormone therapy, stress, thyroid disease and sun exposure. The exact cause is unknown, and while it does tend to run in families, it is not contagious and is not due to allergy.

Symptoms

It is usually a discoloured patch of brown skin often found on the …

It is usually a discoloured patch of brown skin often found on the cheeks, bridge of the nose, forehead, chin or above the top lip. It can also appear on the neck up arms.

Causes

It can be triggered by the use a birth control pill, pregnancy, hormone …

It can be triggered by the use a birth control pill, pregnancy, hormone therapy, stress, thyroid disease and sun exposure.

The exact cause is unknown, and while it does tend to run in families, it is not contagious and is not due to allergy.

Treatments

It can be treated using a bespoke regime of medicated skin care …

It can be treated using a bespoke regime of medicated skin care with the inclusion of superficial, medium depth or deep skin peels for maximal results.

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