Melasma is a common skin condition that causes brown or gray-brown pigmented patches to form on the skin. Melasma usually occurs on areas of the face, including the nose, chin, and forehead, but it can also appear in areas that are frequently exposed to the sun like the forearms and the neck.
This skin condition can affect both men and women, but it is far more likely to appear in women, especially during pregnancy. Melasma is often referred to as the “mask of pregnancy” because it is such a common occurrence in pregnant women. While the cause of melasma is unknown, extensive sun exposure or hormonal changes seem to trigger melasma. We recommend that patients with this skin condition use additional sun protection and limit their sun exposure to prevent their melasma from spreading or getting worse.
Are you interested in learning how you can improve the appearance of your melasma with one of the non-surgical treatments offered at All About Me Medical Day Spa? Contact our office in San Diego today for more information or to schedule a consultation with a member of our staff!
This specialized peel is specifically designed to treat melasma and reduce the appearance of the pigmentation. The peel works by slowly penetrating the skin and removing the surface pigmentation without stimulating the melanocytes. Our melasma peel is safe and effectively used on all skin types and can improve the appearance of melasma with just one peel.
Our laser resurfacing treatments help improve the appearance of melasma by breaking apart pigmentation and stimulating collagen production in the treated area. This treatment rejuvenates the skin from the inside out and improves the overall tone, texture, and quality of the skin.
This rejuvenating treatment uses an automated medical device that contains several fine needles to create controlled punctures in the skin and stimulate the production of collagen and elastin. The punctures created by this treatment signal the body’s natural repair process, which helps improve the tone and texture of the skin. This treatment is best for patients with mild cases of melasma.
We offer a variety of chemical peels that can be used to resurface the skin and reduce the appearance of hyperpigmentation. Our chemical peels can be customized to fit your specific skin care concerns so that you achieve the best results!
Do you want to find out which of the treatments for melasma offered at All About Me Medical Day Spa is the right choice for you? Contact our office in San Diego today for more information or to schedule a consultation with a member of our expert team. We look forward to hearing from you!