What treatment is best for melasma and sun spots?
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Treatments for melasma
Thank you for your question Mich90650. Melasma is a condition characterized by the appearance of dark patches on the skin. A combination of products and treatments often works best. Topical products include hydroquinone, retinoic acid, glycolic acid, salicylic acid, lactic acid, vitamins C and E, kojic acid, alph-arbutin, and licorice extract. Treatments include chemical peels, laser resurfacing, IPL, fractional lasers, Q-switched laser, and topical hydroquinone treatment. Please consult with a doctor for specific recommendations. Good luck!
Melasma and sun spots
What is the best treatment for melasma and sun spots?
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Best treatment for melasma and sun spots
Mixture of lasers and creams for melasma.
Another gentle laser is Clear and Brilliant. I do not like using Fraxel, as it is too harsh. You will require 3-5 sessions for best results.
All the best
Dr Davin Lim
Laser and aesthetic dermatologist
Melasma and Sun Spots -- Best Treamtent Is Clear + Brilliant / Fraxel 1927 / Aerolase w Microneedling PRP, Pro Yellow is Useful
Sun Spots & Melasma
Melasma is is very different. It is a chronic (incurable) condition and so we help our patients manage it with a customized liquid hydroquinone 8% solution.
To see examples below if Los Angeles Patient's that have had Melasma treatments click on the link below.
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