What type of treatment do you recommend for melasma for people with dark pigmentation? (photo)
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Melasma unresponsive to topical therapy
One of the very effective forms of treatment includes Fraxel Dual.
Melasma in dark skin
There are many treatments for melasma. On many patients hydroquinones, Vitamin C or Vitamin K creams, and Retinols and Retin-A combined with chemical peels or lasers helps Melasma improve. The other treatment that I love with fabulous results is Cosmelan. Cosmelan is from Brazil and is a topical cream that is applied at the office and is then removed at home several hours later. A follow-up treatment is done 3 weeks later. We have had some amazing results with Cosmelan. Please find a board certified dermatologist who uses medical grade Cosmelan for the best results. Future sun protection is critical in maintaining your results.
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