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IPL Side Effects from Melasma Treatment

I had a IPL treatment over a week ago.  Prior to this treatment, I had a treatment in April which was fine. I had mentioned to my Dr. that I had... READ MORE

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

Tri Luma Vs Meladerm for Melasma?

I was diagnosed with Melasma. My chin has very dark areas and some parts of my upper lip. I have tried several OTC creams to correct and nothing... READ MORE

Is Azelaic Acid an Effective Cure for Melasma?

I been using azelaic acid with retinoic acid , i just experimented on it because i read it over the internet, Can retinoic acid and azelaic acid go... READ MORE

Does Fraxel 1927 Make Dermal Pigment Rise to the Suface?

I recently had Fraxel 1927 used on my face for melasma with excellent results. It's been two weeks, and I'm getting the sense that some of the... READ MORE

Should I Repeat Obagi Blue Peel for Melasma Treatment?

I had two-layer Obagi Blue Peel for melasma following a 12-week period of using the Obagi Nu-Derm products. While using the full line of products with... READ MORE

Is This the Beginning of Exogenous Ochronosis? (photo)

I used hydroquinone 4% for six weeks, twice daily, for the treatment of melasma. I developed white patches and immediately stopped. Now, almost three... READ MORE

Hypopigmentation After Laser for Melasma

From India and dark skinned. I had melasma. The doctor recommended revlite laser for 20 sittings at 5 day interval in Jan'10. After which, my skin... 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

Melasma is Ruining my Life? (photo)

Some drs dont advise laser I have tried EVERYTHING including laser Before Melasma I frequently got laser tmts w/ fantastic results. my dr advises no... READ MORE

Do Laser Genesis and Limelight IPL Work for Melasma?

I'm Asian skin type, 40 year old female with melasma on both cheek for 5 years, i had tried a lot treatment such as chemical peel, fraxel, co2... READ MORE

PRP to treat melasma? (Photo)

Hi, I've read that PRP might help with melasma, I was so desperate to find a solution that I had 2 sessions done, the first was done with a syringe... READ MORE

Can birth control help Melasma?

I developed Melasma a few years ago when I was not on birth control (never have been) or pregnant. I was very stressed at the time and I think my... READ MORE

Additional Treatments for Resistant Melasma & Rosacea Not Responding Variety of Treatments? (photo)

Female-32 years. My treatments: Fraxel Dual x 2: from this worsened Melasma & skin tone & texture significantly changed. 4 IPL- these seemed... READ MORE

Lamprobe Treatment of Skin Tags and Brown Spots?

I visited a spa on Dec. 21 to use a Groupon that I had purchased for Lamprobe treatment of skin tags and brown spots. I was told the brown spots she... READ MORE

Melasma and Going Back on Birth Control Pills

I have been using Hydroquinone 4% for melasma for 1 year now, and had a little fading. At a recent visit to my gynecologist, she suggested going back... READ MORE

What Moisturizers Do Not Contain Ingredients That Might Break Down Retin-a or Hydroquinone?

I currently use bio oil at night, but am thinking of switching to ultra virgin coconut oil. i wear only physical sunscreens, as i had been informed... READ MORE

Hypopigmentation from Tri-Luma Cream

I have been using Tri-Luma Cream to get rid of the melasma on my forehead. A couple of weeks later, my forehead started to get what seems to be... READ MORE

Oral Contraceptives Increase Risks of Developing Melasma?

I have been using oral contraceptives for almost 10 years. About a year ago, I switched to Ortho Tri-cyclen Lo. With the change in weather and being... READ MORE

Is Biafine an Effective Treatment for Melasma?

I had an IPL 6 weeks ago for melasma, and got severe burns. I have hyperpigmentation badly on one cheek from this and am wondering if this will go... READ MORE

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