Ironically they take no time to take effect and ages to get rid of; mainly, the reason for brown patches and dark spots is skin pigmentation due to skin exposure. Surely, the use of sun-screen is crucial to avoid these skin conditions. Melanin is an essential element present in your skin balances that helps the skin fight many external elements such as weather, sun exposure, and may result in inflammation.
Skin Pigmentation Signs to Watch For:
Deep lines protruding from the nose to the corners of the mouth
Lines on Neck
Benefits of Skin Pigmentation
The treatment imparts a radiant glow to the skin.
It gives your skin a smooth appearance and reduces the pore size.
It provides a dramatic improvement in skin hyperpigmentation’s.
It is a safe and cost-effective procedure.
It is a safe and comfortable treatment and helps you recover quickly.
The pigmentation cosmetic treatment options can treat a small pigmented dot to large areas.
Treatment Options Available For Skin Pigmentation
There are a variety of treatment options available for skin pigmentation, including topical creams and gels, chemical peels, and laser resurfacing.
Topical creams and gels, such as hydroquinone, kojic acid, and azelaic acid, can help to lighten the skin and reduce the appearance of pigmentation. Chemical peels, such as glycolic acid and trichloroacetic acid, can also be effective in treating pigmentation by removing the top layers of the skin.
Laser resurfacing uses a laser to remove the top layers of the skin, which can help to reduce the appearance of pigmentation.
Skin Pigmentation Treatment
Fade Your Brown Spots
How Can You Make Skin Pigmentation Fade?
Our highly-experienced Skin Consultant in Sharjah provides many solutions to your skin problems. Our experts will assess your skin, run some blood work, and figure out the underlying cause and provide skin pigmentation treatment in Sharjah.
Because, sometimes when we think the problem may have been the reason for extra factors, but the problem is lying within. In our aesthetic clinic, we offer skin peels and laser rejuvenation. Ideally, the peel sheds off all the dead skin with it, hence, clear skin.
Moreover, with the help of laser technology, hyperpigmentation can be treated easily. Also, the laser breaks into the deposited Melanin. Often, depending on the skin, doctors may attempt to combine both treatments.
Frequently Asked Questions About
Pigmentation is the coloring of a person’s skin. When a person is healthy, their skin tone usually looks normal. If you are unwell or there is injury to your skin, it may look darker (hyperpigmentation) or lighter (hypopigmentation).
When our skin tone looks uneven with patches of hypo- or hyperpigmentation, many may feel it affects their level of confidence and hence try to cover up with makeup. Long term of covering up with makeup and without proper removal, may lead to other problems such as – pores congestion, breakouts, further blemishes on the skin, etc.
Hyperpigmentation is when your skin color is darker than usual. This happens when more melanin is produced by melanocytes due to certain triggering factors. Skin darkening may also be caused by the deposition of endogenous or exogenous pigments, such as hemosiderin, iron, or heavy metals, in the dermis.
Most hyperpigmentations are triggered or worsened by UV rays, dry skin or damaged skin barrier.
Melasma is very common among females who are above 40 years of age, lesser found in men. Classically, melasma appears as big brown patch, with irregular border and typically found at symmetrical areas on face. Pre-menopause or menopausal women, or on hormonal therapy increases their risks for melasma.
Whereas for solar lentigines and ephelides, they can be found on skin that are exposed to UV rays. When skin is exposed to UV rays from the sun or tanning salon, it will trigger keratinocytes to release chemicals that stimulates melanocytes to produce melanin. Consequently, cause darkening of skin due to the accumulation of melanin in keratinocytes. Fair skin is more predisposed to this type of pigmentation.
The main differences between these 2 hyperpigmentations are the age of onset, and size of the lesions.
Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH) is usually diagnosed based on history of trauma or injury, example post acne scar. Darker skin tones are more predisposed to PIH.
Hyperpigmentation also can be induced by drugs (NSAIDs), phenytoin, antimalarials, amiodarone, antipsychotic drugs, cytotoxic drugs, tetracyclines, and heavy metals.
Hyperpigmentation isn’t generally harmful and usually isn’t a sign of a serious medical condition. In some cases, dark areas will fade on their own with good sun protection. In other cases, more aggressive treatment is needed. There’s no guarantee that the dark spots will fade completely, even with treatment.
Most of the time, hyperpigmentation after laser hair removal is temporary and will resolve on its own. Typically, it lasts one to two months post-treatment.
Some cosmetic procedures can also lighten areas of skin to reduce the appearance of hyperpigmentation. Cosmetic procedures for hyperpigmentation include: laser therapy. intense pulsed light.