Melasma is a common skin condition in which patches of brown or grey pigmentation appear, usually on the forehead, nose, cheeks or upper lip.
About this condition
Melasma’s exact cause is unknown but sun exposure, hormonal changes due to use of contraceptive pills, pregnancy and the use of some non-proprietary skin care products are all common triggers for this condition. Genetics may also play their part.
While treatment for melasma is often not essential, many people are can feel self-conscious with patches of pigmentation on their face and choose to come to us for treatment advice and recommendations. Hydrafacial, AQ GFIT and skin peels are just some of the very effective treatment options available at DermaMedica.