Melasma is a common skin problem. It causes brown to gray-brown patches on the face. Most people get it on their cheeks, bridge of their nose, forehead, chin, and above their upper lip. It also can appear on other parts of the body that get lots of sun, such as the forearms and neck. Women are far more likely than men to get melasma. It is so common during pregnancy that some people call it the mask of pregnancy.
Treatment Options for Melasma at Heritage Way Medical Spa Burlington.
At Heritage Way Medical Spa, we offer several options depending on the extent of the melasma, previous treatments and the response to those treatments, the client’s skin type, and the client’s expectations. Our most common treatments include: Yellow light 577nm diode laser treatments, Dermamelan, Lightening (Yellow) Peel, Medical Grade Skin Care Products. Sun protection is an essential recommendation to maintain the results achieved with treatments and also to prevent further worsening of melasma.
Yellow light 577nm diode laser Treatment is one of the few FDA approved treatments for melasma. Yellow light 577nm diode laser is able to treat deeper into the skin than most other lasers and effectively and safe targets the deep pigmentation, it is also suitable for the treatment of darker skins type.
Dermamelan Depigmentation treatment action mechanism is based on the inhibition of tyrosinase, a basic enzyme in the melanin formation process. Very effective in all types of Melasma especially deep seated severe Melasma or post inflammatory hyperpigmentation PIH.
Medical Grade Skin Care Products at Heritage Way Medical Spa, we carry several topical creams and serums which help to inhibit the production of melanin. Both options hydroquinone-free formula and hydroquinone formula are available at Heritage Way Medical Spa.
The treatment of melasma can be difficult and sometimes frustrating due to the high recurrence rate. A consultation is the best way to decide which treatment is most appropriate for the client.
At Heritage Way Medical Spa Burlington and Mississauga, we always suggest combining other treatments for best results. Several factors may influence the decision to which treatment is selected. Factors such as cost, time, convenience, skin type and previous treatments are all important. To make sure our treatments address your individual concerns, all treatments begin with a consultation. We are a results-led clinic and your treatment coordinator will recommend an individual treatment protocol to meet your needs. Come in for a complimentary consultation with one of our Advanced Medical Aesthetician to see how we can enhance your beauty with MelasmaTreatments at Heritage Way Medical Spa Burlington.
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Treatment Options for Melasma at Heritage Way Medical Spa