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Melasma

Melasma, also called “chloasma,” is a common skin condition in adults in which light- to dark-brown or greyish pigmentation develops, mainly on the face. The name comes from melas, the Greek word for black. Although melasma can affect both genders and any race, it is more common in women and people with darker skin types. Melasma usually becomes more noticeable in the summer and improves during the winter months. It is not an infection, it is not contagious, and it is not due to an allergy. Also, it is not cancerous and will not change into skin cancer.

Before and after melasma treatmentPrescription Skincare

Prescription skin care involves the combination of several topical medical creams generally compounded by a pharmacist under the direction of the physician to specifically target the underlying condition. Our doctor’s compounds have received a tremendous vote of confidence amongst her patients.

Chemical Peels

We have found that patients benefit most from a combination of facial peels and topical prescription medication. We will select the ideal chemical peel treatment for your needs, goals, and skin type during your initial consultation.

Before and after melasma treatmentHow Much Does Melasma Treatment Cost?

Melasma is a difficult condition to treat and requires a proper diagnosis. Treating it with lasers and light sources may worsen the condition. A combination of Chemical peels and Prescription lightening creams helps bring the condition under control.

We have found that a combination of these two approaches has garnered the greatest success in clearing away melasma in a wide range of skin types.

During your initial consultation, we will determine the ideal approach for your needs and goals, and most individuals find that this simple and effective customized technique can provide dramatic improvement. Treatment is aimed at Control vs Cure and requires the routine use of sunblock and protective eyewear, a wide-brimmed hat, and avoidance of sun.
The cost for a chemical peel is $185.

Would you like to learn more about your options to address melasma? Talk to our team today to schedule a consultation and get started on a journey towards more beautiful skin.

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