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29

Jun

Estimated 6 Million Americans Suffer From Melasma

Melasma is a type of hyperpigmentation that often appears on the cheeks, forehead, neck, forearms, and chin. It’s a patchy, brown discoloration of the skin that is marked with cycles clearing and reoccurring. As a matter of fact, the American Academy of Dermatology reports that approximately six million Americans suffer from melasma.  About 90 percent … Continue reading Estimated 6 Million Americans Suffer From Melasma

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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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