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Melasma is a common skin condition causing brown to gray–brown patches, melasma usually appears on the face. The cheeks, bridge of nose, forehead, chin, upper lip forearms and neck are places where melasma is likely to form. Most melasma occurs in women. Only 10% of those affected are men. People with darker skin tend to have melasma more than others.
What causes melasma is still unknown
The following are known to trigger melasma:
Melasma of forehead
It may take several months to see substantial improvement. It is important to carefully follow your dermatologist’s directions during this time to ensure maximum benefit from the treatment. This also will help avoid skin irritation and other side effects.
The cost for the treatment depends upon the mode of treatment followed. Treatment with chemical peels, mocrodermabrasion and laser therapy will cost much higher as compared to treatment using topical creams and/or lotions containing tretinoin, glycolic acid, etc. In general, a single consultation with Dr. Rinky Kapoor would cost you about INR 1000/-.
Dermal pigment may take a long time to resolve than epidermal pigment since there is no effective therapy available that can remove dermal pigment. However, treatment should not be withheld because of a preponderance of dermal pigment.
Resistant cases or recurrences of melasma take place often and if sunlight exposure is not avoided it is likely to recur.
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The Esthetic Clinic is a world class center dedicated to skin care and plastic surgery of the entire body – and specializes in housing an experienced Dermatologist, Dr. Rinky Kapoor, who can provide world class Skin Treatments, for skin diseases and make your skin look beautiful. So if you want to go ahead and get your hair, skin, and nails treated, The Esthetic Clinic is the right place for you.
Dr. Rinky Kapoor is a cosmetologist as well as is associated with some of the best dermatology hospitals in India. Cosmetology is a mix of the use of art and medicine together in a way that is aesthetically pleasing. She’s amongst the best dermatologist in Mumbai is the fact that she uses the world’s best and latest technological advances to give most natural looking results.