What treatment is best for melasma and sun spots?
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Melasma specialist in Los Angeles
Melasma needs long term commitment with skin care and avoidance of skin factors such as sun exposure (Spectrase Sun Block) which has wide UV spectrum and SPF 30+ protection. Accutane sensitizes your skin to injury from sun rays.
Daily good habits with topicals may well help you chieve your goals with a good skin system ike the Brightening Kit from KareSkin (see link). You may want to start with Melarase and Pigmentation Correction Complex. Scler-X from another vendor is for PIH relief (see link).
Clear + Brilliant laser can be added once you start your pretreatment with topicals.
H Karamanoukian MD FACS
Kare Skin Brightening Kit with Melarase
Specific solutions for your melasma include Clear and Brilliant laser, Kare Skin Brightening kit with Melarase, and light chemical peels.
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!
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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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