Upper Lip + Melasma Treatment

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Melasma - How to Apply Tretinoin and Hydroquinon Creams

I have melasma on my upper lip due to taking oral contraceptives. I have seen a dermatologist and was prescribed Tretinoin Cream .025% as well as... READ MORE

Melasma Upper Lip

My skin around my upper lip is starting to darken. Is this a symptom of melasma? READ MORE

Dermal melasma upper lip. What can I do to get rid of it? Nothing works. (Photo)

Hello..I developed dermal melasma on my upper lip in 2009..3 yrs AFTER early menopause..no hrt...since then it has gotten worse..wear sunscreen daily,... READ MORE

Question about Melasma on Upper Lip?

I'm a 45 year old female. Was on the pill for 6 years. Stopped pill 6 months ago. I have melasma on my forearms. Mild melasma above my upper lip Is... READ MORE

Diagnosing Melasma in African American Patients

I've researched lots and I can only find pictures of Melasma of people who are hispanic or caucasian. I've been having this problem since I was 15.... READ MORE

Melasma spreading even with treatment. Desperate for help.

My melasma started on both cheeks. It has spread to my forehead, nose, upper lip & recently below my lower lip. I have been using kojic acid and... READ MORE

Is this melasma on my upper lip line? It looks like brown lip liner. My top lip looks uneven due to it. (Photo)

I have had a brown line and spots appear on one side of my top lip, on the actual lip line. It starts right at the peak with a few spots & changes the... READ MORE

I have melasma on my upper lip. I am seeing a dermatologist today. Is there any treatment to get rid of it on my upper lip?

Is there any treatment to get rid of it on my upper lip? Have a sun holiday booked next month and need to know if I can enjoy my time in the sun or do... READ MORE

I have dermal melasma on my upper lip (essentially untreatable). Could a skin colored tattoo help to fill the area?

It is effecting my life and I cannot cover it will makeup well. I want my life back. I would prefer hypopigmentation in the area. It sounds odd, but... READ MORE

How can I get rid of my Melasma and why did I get it?

Started noticing the Melasma, about 8 years ago. I took Accutane, but from what I have read on this website, Melasma cant be caused by Accutane. I... READ MORE

Melasma is becoming darker. Any suggestions?

First small spots appeared on my nose and they joined with each other but now small spots appearing on my upper lips ..... please help me to remove... READ MORE

Will bleaching upper lip hair make my melasma worse?

I have dermal melasma on my upper lip, and I also have hair dark hair there. I know waxing and plucking makes melasma worse, but will bleaching the... READ MORE

I developed upper lip skin darkening after laser hair removal with cynosure. Could this be melasma?

I already have melasma on my cheeks. now,my upper lip has darkening in the pattern laser was applied. could this be melasma again? READ MORE

Is melasma and post inflammatory hyperpigmentation the same thing?

Are they both equally difficult to treat especially in the upper lip area? READ MORE

Melasma tingling and fading

The last 2 weeks my upper lip has been tingling a little bit and I have noticed that it is fading. I was wondering what this might be telling me. It... READ MORE

I had melasma for 2 years now. What treatment would you recommend? (photo)

I am pretty sure if I go at any doctor here in NYC the treatment they are doing in their office will say that's the best option. I am a Caucasian... READ MORE

I have been prescribed hydroquinone 10% for stubborn melasma, can it work and how soon?

I have upper lip stubborn melasma that hasn't responded to 2 cosmelan masks. I developed this 2 months ago after a laser hair removal procedure. Now,... READ MORE

What are my options for treating a sweaty upper lip?

I have melasma on the upper lip. I also have had severe sweating in this area since going on methadone treatment. I find when I'm anxious it happens.... READ MORE

I had dermalen for melasma on cheeks and recent PIH after laser hair removal on upper lip. Upper lip didn't respond at all...

Does this mean that upper lip PIH is dermal and will not resolve? I had it about 2 months ago.. it looks bit better because of the peeling but it's... READ MORE

I am going to use Hydroquinone 10% cream for my melasma now. Can I expect good results?

I had 2 cosmelan masks. Now, my new protocol is to use dermalen cream 2 nights and hydroquinone 10% with retin a 0.5% on the rest of the nights.... READ MORE

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