Has anyone tried a Peruvic peel to treat melasma?

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Peels for melasma

Thank you for your question cassanova. Melasma is a common condition characterized by the appearance of dark patches on the skin. Unfortunately melasma is a condition we control, not sure, so treatment can be frustrating. Chemical peels can work on melasma is the pigment is superficial. For deeper pigment fractional laser treatment combined with hydroquinone works well. Please consult with a doctor for specific recommendations. Good luck!


Encino Physician
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Melasma and Sun Spots -- Best Treamtent Is Clear + Brilliant / Fraxel 1927 with Microneedling PRP, Pro Yellow is Useful

There is no "cure" for melasma but there are great treatments. We are doing a clinical trial now on clear + brilliant with bleaching and microneedling and getting amazing results. I suggest you see an expert. You will need lifelong treatment, sun protection, skin care. But these treatments can give you improvement and then you maintain. Best , Dr. Emer

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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