Melasma Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment


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At Celibre, we understand that Melasma can be an extremely frustrating condition. That's why when we talk to patients about our treatment programs, we are careful to set the expectation that Melasma is a condition that is managed rather than cured. If you have Melasma (also called the “pregnancy mask") there are good treatment options, but understanding that Melasma is a condition that needs to be diligently managed is important to your success.

Melasma is a stubborn skin condition that can affect anyone. It occurs most often in women - especially those with darker skin types. Melasma is a condition that causes dark pigmented patches on the face, and is normally brought on by hormonal changes resulting from pregnancy or the use of oral birth control (thus the name "pregnancy mask").

 

What is Melasma?       Causes of Melasma       Melasma Prevention

 

Celibre’s Treatment Plan for Melasma

Melasma can best be described as “patches" of dark brown pigment (sometimes refered to as brown spots) or blotches and results from a higher than normal accumulation of melanin (the pigment in our skin). These dark patches occur most commonly on the forehead, cheeks and neck. Although Melasma does not pose a serious health risk, it is worsened by exposure to the sun, heat and humidity.

 

Melasma Before and After Pictures

Melasma before   Melasma after treatment

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Contact us now or come to one of our conveniently located Los Angeles or Orange County offices for a free consultation. Our professional and courteous medical staff will take the time to help you understand your melasma condition better and how our treatment programs can help get rid of melasma.

 

Contact us today to schedule a FREE Melasma consultation!

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