Category Archives: Hyperpigmentation

30

Jun

What is Melasma? Why is Lytera Better than Hydroquinone for treating Melasma?

Melasma is a relatively common skin condition. It’s harmless, but unsightly. The condition, which is caused by sun exposure and/or hormones, causes gray or brown patches of pigmentation to form on the skin. The most common locations for melasma patches are the: Cheeks Chin Upper lip Forehead What Triggers Melasma? No one is exactly sure. … Continue reading What is Melasma? Why is Lytera Better than Hydroquinone for treating Melasma?

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9

Jun

Hyperpigmentation 101: How To Eliminate It With Laser Treatments

Hyperpigmentation is a direct result of the excessive production and deposit of melanin. Specifically, it’s the melanocytes that actually determine skin color. When excessively produced, these cells cause uneven skin tone and darker patches of skin than the rest of the skin’s surface. There are a variety of causes of hyperpigmentation. Hormonal changes caused by … Continue reading Hyperpigmentation 101: How To Eliminate It With Laser Treatments

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19

Aug

Why Not Use High SPF-Sunscreens

Sunscreens are intentionally designed to help prevent sun damaged skin, but studies have shown that when it comes to proper skin care, people may be using the wrong sunscreen. High SPF sunscreens are misleading, in that many people who use a higher SPF sunscreen are not receiving the protection they need. When a higher SPF … Continue reading Why Not Use High SPF-Sunscreens

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6

Jul

Hyperpigmentation Treatment- Know Your Best Options

Hyperpigmentation is the term used for dark spots and discolored patches of skin. This is common for many people as you age, however, it can also occur during pregnancy, if you are taking birth control pills or hormone replacement therapy, or if you have extensive exposure to the sun. The darkening of the skin is … Continue reading Hyperpigmentation Treatment- Know Your Best Options

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