Hyperpigmentation of the skin is a common problem in Asian skin. The pigmentation is often very patchy and can leave the skin unpleasant. The damage to the skin is usually very gradual which often goes unnoticed.
The dark patches could be due to various reasons. Sun-damage is the commonest cause for skin darkening which results in age-spots and freckles. It occurs mostly over the exposed area like face, back of hands and forearms. Females often suffer from Melasma (Mangu) which is disfiguring and affects the cheeks and sometimes all over the face. It commonly occurs following pregnancy, intake of birth control pills or can be hereditary. Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation occurs following any insult to the skin. This often fades away gradually, but certain treatments can hasten the fading.
What are the different types of scarring?
There are different types of scars depending on the size and the depth. The major four categories are:
What are the treatments for hyperpigmentation at Derme Cure?
Chemical peeling is an exfoliation technique to attain a rejuvenated skin, which is smoother, pigment free and less wrinkled. In addition to application over face, it can be performed anywhere on the body.
Skin lightening products
Derme cure uses the safest, healthiest and effective skin glow products which renders the skin, free from tan, dark spots and blemishes. These product is also used to treat post-inflammatory pigmentation.
Derma roller, also called as micro-needling is a simple instrument which induces collagen production and reduces acne scars, chicken pox scars, fine wrinkles, stretch marks. It is also sometimes used to induce hair growth in alopecia.
Mesotherapy is a novel non-invasive treatment modality in cosmetic medicine, which involves injection of the medicines directly under the skin at the target area. Mesotherapy is micro-injection of solution containing conventional medicines, vitamins, minerals, enzymes and amino acids.