Melasma Treatment

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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 â€ş

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First time at Water's Edge Dermatology and the doctor and staff were great! I felt very relieved after my appointment. The treatment options were all explained and the staff took note to all of my concerns. This company has multiple locations, so it is very functional for people who live and... READ MORE

I have been battling with melasma for about 2 1/2 yrs and have used every product you could imagine. From very expensive creams, supplements, and laser treatments, however nothing has helped. Actually, the laser treatments made my spots darker. My self esteem was so low that I didn't like going... READ MORE

I have very sensitive skin & maybe rosacea. I also have melasma. I tried Skin Medica brightening treatment ( cleanser, lytera brigthening lotion & retin A - 0.5 %) it has been 3 months now & my skin looks worst: more dark spots, enlarged pores on my nose & cheeks, peeling, redness, rashes,... READ MORE

I had melasma on my face for several years due to a sunscreen mixup one day on holiday at the beach when I was living in France. I went to French doctors, then to British doctors when I moved to the UK. I tried creams, peels, etc. and nothing worked. When I moved to Dallas, I went to see Dr.... READ MORE

Went for a consultation on my assumed melasma (dark spots and hyper-pigmentation on my face) - doctor did a full body cancer screen and confirmed mild melasma (he said I was a 4 on a scale of 1-10 and we could get it down to a 1, or zero). Started a treatment of serums, vitamins, retinol and... READ MORE

This was my third year of having the Melanage Peel done....I use the Obagi Trt plan all year long. First yr, not so good so had a mini Melanage Peel....too painful, but it helped. 2nd yr. PERFECT !! No dark blotches, spots all yr...used Obagi faithfully. this time, I did not think the Peel... READ MORE

Dr Green provided caring and the kind of doctor we are looking for. Her staff are also very kind and most professional. I have melasm and have been treated by Dr Green for a while. My face is glowing and melasma is fading so nicely. She is very prompt and I never waited in her office more than... READ MORE

Ok so Im using RETIN A 1.0 ( the strongest form non persciption) retinol cream from Skinceuticals. This is my Alfa and Omgea at the moment ( has been for the last 3 years). It peels your skin systimaticly and it work. Doesnt get rid of it but it helps. Makes skin sensitive and you need to wear... READ MORE

I visited Dr. Karamanoukian's office for melasma/hyperpigmentation on my upper cheeks and upper lip. I previously had Fraxel Restore laser treatments at another office to treat the melasma/spots, but that caused worse pigmentation and the other doctor was unable to recommend anything that would... READ MORE

I had a chemical peel last year. 1st picture is before chemical peel. Then in 4 weeks I had beautiful white skin and no melasma! After about a week I noticed it coming back however this time way worse and all of a sudden. In the next to last picture if you will look closely under the make up you... READ MORE

I had melasma on my upper cheeks and nose, & the patches were starting to crawl down my cheeks. After trying numerous treatments and products I finally took my doctor's advice & paid for the melanage peel. I am SO GLAD I did it! All the melasma on my nose went away, as did the melasma on... READ MORE

In my pregnancies I developed freckle-sized patches of melasma on the sides of my cheeks. (These are not sunspots or agespots, but are indeed melasma, and that is an important difference.) I tried Tri-Luma which did absolutely nothing at all except make my skin red. There was no fading of... READ MORE

I had laser done 3 weeks ago. The full results will take some time, but so far my skin is looking good and I'm really excited about it. Most of my dark spots and melasma is gone. My whole face is lighter, clearer, and softer. I'm really happy with it. I bought a groupon to try the laser out, so... READ MORE

I started to get melasma in my early 30's. at first it was small patches of brown on my cheeks which weren't even that noticeable when i wore makeup so i wasn't that bothered by them. around the age of 35, i experimented with different kinds of birth control pills and very quickly, saw a... READ MORE

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My melasma was caused by combination of sun damage,genetic and hormones. I had 12 sessions of laser treatment, cost $8500.00 (with 10% professional discount since I am working in medical field). Laser treatment did not improve the dark brown ugly mask on my face. So I tried all kind of creams... READ MORE

I had mine done about 10 months ago. My face peeled and got really read and sore and I thought "this thing is working." After two weeks I went back to the aesthetician for a "results" consultation. And of course she said the results were good but I could still see all the brown spots and uneven... READ MORE

I had 2 inch long and 1 inch wide dark brown patch on my forehead. I had dermabarsion to remove that 10 years ago. Derma abrasion left a scar on top the brown patch. it got worse after having the second baby. I went to near by med spa for laser treatment. But the physician recommended melanage... READ MORE

I had little bumps and my pores were enlarged. Also, I had sun damage on my cheek bones. READ MORE

I was unsatisfied with the color, evenness and tone of my skin. I had been considering photo facial correction for years after 2 back to back pregnancy's.  My 'mask of pregnancy' or malasma never faded, and I was very unhappy with the color, evenness and tone of my skin... READ MORE

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