The sun is the single biggest cause of Melasma and best treated with Cosmelan. Heat can make your broken blood vessels worse and V-Beam often helps this condition. Best, Dr. Green
I'm aware melasma is not one factor. Generally I'm told it's sun, hormones/progesterone, genetics but what about heat?
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Sun and Melasma versus Heat
Heat and melasma.
Risk factors for melasma
All of these are factors contributing to melasma. The goal is early treatment to prevent longterm stimulation of the pigment cells.
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