I think I have Melasma. Are there treatments? Will I have this forever? I am extremely self conscience about it (Photos)
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Melarase creams for melasma
I would recommend Melarase AM, Melarase PM, Melapads, and Replenish creams for the melasma.
Melasma and Sun Spots -- Best Treamtent Is Clear + Brilliant / Fraxel 1927 / Aerolase w Microneedling PRP, Pro Yellow is Useful
Combined At-Home & In-Office Treatments Can Work Well To Improve Melasma
Successful in-office treatments, such as a series of superficial peels with Jessner's solution, TCA (in concentrations of 10-25%), full strength glycolic acid, or salicylic acid accompanied by at-home use of prescription bleaching preparations can be quite successful in restoring more normal and even pigmentation. Ups and downs are to be expected. Nevertheless, while there is are guarantees, in general, vigorous sunscreen use and periodic maintenance applications of bleaching preparations will help to maintain the improvements achieved via the above treatments. So, take heart and seek consultation with a board certified aesthetic dermatologist and be sure to ask to see his/her before and after photos. Good luck to you.
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