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Melasma is a discoloration—marked by brown spots and uneven pigmentation—commonly found on the face. Treatment options include chemical peels, dermabrasion, laser, IPL, and more. LEARN MORE ›

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Finally Something That Works! Obagi Nu Derm System - Palm Beach Gardens, FL

I just wanted to share with everyone my amazing results with the obagi system. I felt I had tried many things for melasma and was feeling very discouraged. My dermatologist recommended this and I couldn't be happier. I'm 3.5 weeks through and the results thus far are superb. Unfortunately, it... READ MORE

30 Years Old, Melasma/hyper Pigmentation Treatment - Roseville, MN

I had developed a little melasma around my eyes and upper lip during the pregnancy of my third child. It didn't go away. This was my second Mini Melanage peel. I will continue getting this peel once or twice a year for maintenance. The before picture was also before my Dysport for crows feet... READ MORE

41 Years Old, Finally I Found Something That Worked on Melasma

Ive made other posts, but had trouble getting my pics to show up si I'm posting again...I've used everything in the past 20 years...retinol, tazorac, hydroquinone, kojoic acid..ugh..oh and grapeseed extract...I've also done countless peels and nothing really worked on the ugly melasma. Then I... READ MORE

42 Stubborn Melasma Finally - Aventura, FL

After spending tons of money in expensive and useless products and trying many natural treatments. Finally I found this doctor who prescribed me HQRA + 7% and heliocare pills and after less than a month my skin looks amazing. I want to share with all this woman suffering this horrible skin problem. READ MORE

Vi Peel is Not "Painless" Like They Claim! Houston, TX

I am 25 years old, I have never been pregnant, and have not taken birth control or any hormones for over 5 years. About one year ago I developed melasma out of nowhere. After numerous consults and research I had 2 Vi Peels done and they were awful. My face was infected and painful (see photos... READ MORE

I Never Thought I'd Actually Be Able to Cure my Melasma - Vancouver, BC

I'm a 35 year old Korean woman who's had problems with pigmentation my whole life- though in the past few years, my dark spots have definitely become more pronounced. I consulted with a doctor who confirmed my worst suspicions- that I did in fact have melasma. She said melasma is technically... READ MORE

Melanage Peel and Alexandrite Laser for Brown Spots - Houston, TX

I am still not sure how i feel about this, I had it done 4 weeks ago and I have encountered complications. All of my brown spots are gone, but about 2 weeks after I developed hundreds of blackheads all over my chin, forehead and nose. I am still treating this, so the final outcome on the... READ MORE

Laser Failure - United Kingdom

After much research of various clinics etc, I booked an appoinment to have my melasma looked at to see if laser treatment would help. I felt very reassured by clinic, after my initial assessment I was told their was a very good chance that the laser treatment could really improve my melasma... READ MORE

Obagi NuDerm Review - Concord, MA

I tried the Obagi NuDerm line (purchased from a plastic surgeon based on his recommendation) to correct hyper and hypo pigmentation brought about by the c02 laser. In addition to the pigment problems, I also had texture issues (enlarged pores, orange peel texture) induced by the dreaded laser -... READ MORE

Melasma Gone!

Wonderful experience from start to finish! After trying many laser treatments and peels, from other dermatology offices, and seeing minimal successful results I scheduled an appt with Esthetician Amber Maloni. She assessed my skin and listened to my history. Amber suggested a mini melange peel... READ MORE

Savannah S Marks - A Very Pleasant Experience

My name is Karen. I went to Austin-Weston to get treatment from Savannah S Marks, LE, for melasma and hair removal. I've had melasma for 30+ years. Savannah was so sweet and pleasant to work with. She was very honest about expectations. After 3 treatments, I see remarkable improvement with my... READ MORE

Happy Beyond Words!

Dr Alex has formulated specific skincare products for melasma and hyperpigmentation both issues I suffer from. There are 4 specific products to use. They are easy and affordable. I must say after 1 week I saw amazing results. Dr Alex instructed me to use them everyday for 3 months and wow did I... READ MORE

I will never trust my skin with anyone else and you shouldn't either!

Why do so many people compliment me on my skin? Dr. Sam thats why! Ever since I had a baby my skin was feeling dull and extremely discoloured so i decided to give Concept Medical a visit. Dr. Sam sat me down and explained that certain treatments would be beneficial however for the time being... READ MORE

Just ok.

I had a consultation for melasma and then another appointment for fillers. Both appointments I waited 45 and 50 minutes before being seen. I had 3 syringes of fillers to my under eye circles, and there was an area that was missed. Looks very uneven. For the money, Location, and wait, I expected... READ MORE

A physician who partners with you to solve your issue - Charlotte, NC

Rather than a physician who was solely focused on applying a treatment and moving to the next patient, from the beginning I've felt that Dr. Kosari has been more of a partner in helping me figure out how to address my melasma (melasma is a stubborn condition of hyperpigmentation on the face).... READ MORE

Woman with Sun Brown Spots

Worst care ever, Not only do they have M.A's who have no idea what they are doing but they make you feel like you are in a factory. There is no compassion in any of the care they give and they make sure you know its just about the money. Advanced Dermatology is the worst company out there. I... READ MORE

Laser, topical and understanding Melasma

Firstly, there is no disputing that Davin comes highly recommended, I asked a friend in Sydney, whom is in the industry, if money was no object who should I see for pigmentation. I was given a response "Davin Lim, he's in Brisbane and he has more lasers than Techno night at family (a nightclub)... READ MORE

Dr. Schlesinger's melasma cream worked wonders for me

I was diagnosed with cancer and as part of my treatment I received chemotherapy, which, aside from the expected nausea and hair loss, also included hyperpigmentation as a side effect. In the pursuit to keep my life as normal as possible as a person fighting cancer, I searched for a product that... READ MORE

Successful melasma treatment

I was having trouble with melasma for many years. I tried creams and facials but it just got worse. I was frustrated with different messages I was getting . I listened to my friend and I went to see Dr sapijaszko . He immediately recommended different options and my skin has been getting better... READ MORE

Dr. Scott is fantastic, and so are my results

I had a great experience with Dr. Scott during my treatment regiment for melasma. She administered three sessions with the Derma Pen, and prescribed topical creams. I am thrilled with the results. She has a very warm and comfortable manner that put me at ease during the procedure. The... READ MORE

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