Melasma Treatment Q&A
Obagi + 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
I've used hydroquinone up to 10%, Triluma and Obagi C Clarifying over the past 2 yrs with no luck treating upper lip melasma. I read apple cider... READ MORE
I have tried laser treatments, IPL treatments, hydroquinone in 2% and 4% as well as Triluma, Tazorac, Retin A, I have tried mandalic acid, I have... READ MORE
Ethnic skin melasma & treatments: I used Obagi, is it safe to use long term?Can Hydroquinone cause cancer? optional treatments.
I have ethnic skin & melasma . I used Obagi & worked, the treatment was for 6 to 8 months, however Stopped using it 2 year ago & I have my spots back... READ MORE
I have melasma on my forehead. For the past week I've been using Tri-luma at night, and my skin seems to be tolerating it completely. In fact, I use... READ MORE
The melasma on my forehead, brow bone and cheek areas have made me an extremely self-concieous person. I first noticed it almost a year and a half ago... READ MORE
I'm using Obaji blender with hydrquinine .05% retin..I use skinceuticals-physical fusion tinted SPF sunscreen, phloretin cf serum and reseratrol be,... READ MORE
It was induced by sun exposure while using obagi. i have used pigmanorm that contains 5% hydroquinone and also dermalen treatment. what are my options... READ MORE
My melasma has occurred due to external factors, does this mean that I can maintain clearance of melasma using strong SPF?
I first got melasma when I was on BCP for 4 years, and started using obagi for acne spots. I went on holiday and didn't wear sunscreen while still... READ MORE
I'm almost finished with my second round of Obagi Nuderm and I feel like I've plateaued but my spots are not completely gone. Is there a different non... READ MORE
Are hydroquinone products the best when it comes to treating melasma or dermamelan cream could be better? can melasma ( mixed) be 100% faded? READ MORE
I have melasma from 4 years now. I want to control it so that I can live a peaceful life. Is it possible?
It started with unprotected sun exposure after starting on obagi for small acne spots. only on the cheeks but spread on cheeks after i1% tretonin... READ MORE
Why cant this kind of melasma be permanently removed. it spreads only with inflammation..there is no hormonal trigger... so, if no injury or sunlight... READ MORE
What is the difference between the Obagi Nu Derm system and the ZO Multi-therapy Hydroquinone system?
I tried Obagi Nu derm with great results. The reason that I am looking for options when Nu Derm had such great results? Well, the results didn't last... READ MORE
Pigmanorm cream for 8 months didn't work for my melasma. Now, my doctor wants me to try hydroquinone 4% cream. Can this work?
I used pigmanorm for 8 months, but I wasn't very diligent about sun protection. So, I never wore hat or tried to cover myself, just used the sunscreen... READ MORE
What is the best recommendations for melasma starting? Using Obaji blender and tretinoin currently with not much change.
Would like to find a dermatologist that is actually up to date on best treatments.Best recommendations for melasma starting. Using Obaji blender and... READ MORE
I know of women who had complete clearance of melasma with obagi. but for others it did nothing. why is that so? I am indian, very fair complexioned... READ MORE
I developed melasma in 2011. I was on yasmin for 4 years and also was using obagi nuderm system for few months to brighten my skin tone. I went out on... READ MORE