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Hyperpigmentation, more commonly known as pigmentation of the skin is marked by an uneven pigmentation of the skin, where a patch of skin that appears darker than the surrounding area. Some of the pigmentation types are as follows:
These are characterised by uneven brown and tan patches on the
face, hands and shoulders. It is caused due to excessive sun damage over the years. It is one of the easiest type of pigmentation to treat.
These are very small melanin patches, known as ‘ephilis/ephilides’. People of all age groups can get freckles. They are either inherited or acquired due to sun damage and often fade during winters. They are most common on face, upper back and shoulders.
Tan, brown or grey-brown patches most commonly found on forehead, nose and cheeks. Melasma too, often fades during the winters but becomes more noticeable during the summers.
They can affect both men and women of all ages and races, but are more common amongst elders .They can be caused by sun damage, indoor tanning and phototherapy. Hormonal changes, overexposure to the sun, genetic factors and injury are some of the causes.
Melasma is a common hormonal pigmentation, that mostly affects women. Hormonal changes, cosmetics and some foods are some of the contributing factors.
Prolonged sun exposure activates melanocytes in the skin. These are the melanin-producing cells located in the bottom layer of the skin, which is responsible for pigmentation.
Some forms of pigmentation are due to inherited skin tone or due to a genetic disorder.
Post inflammatory Hyperpigmentation is caused by an injury or inflammation of the skin because of sun exposure. Acne and Rosacea also can cause Post inflammatory Hyperpigmentation.
There are several non-surgical and non-invasive treatment options to treat hyperpigmentation.
This is an effective and completely painless treatment. the laser treatments are performed by our fully-trained and registered staff. Our patients notice visible difference just after 5 sessions.
This is an effective treatment for uneven skin tone of the face. It uses a mixture of various peels such as glycolic acid, ascorbic acid, hydroquinone, salicylic acid which helps with the removal of dead skin cells, lactic acid for exfoliating and softening effects and citric acid which is a great antioxidant.
Microdermabrasion is a great way to reenergise and rejuvenate the skin. Medical grade crystals are passed over the skin to stimulate increased collagen production.
If you are suffering from hyperpigmentation , visit Skinzest to consult our experienced dermatologists and seek advice on the treatments offered here.