Cysteamine 5% cream for melasma?

ThIs cream seems to be new alternative to hq for melasma. I want to try but want to know if it makes skin sensitive to sun similar to hq? Does one has to avoid this cream in hot summer and wear spf to avoid getting more spots ? Thanks you

Doctor Answers 1

Pigmentation on the skin and Melarase creams

I would start Melarase AM, Melarase PM, Melapads, and Replenish to reduce pigmentation on the skin. Once you use it for a month, start Melapeels once monthly to further reduce pigmentation. 

Best, 

Dr. Karamanoukian

Los Angeles


Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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