Pigmentation is a condition in which your skin appears relatively lighter or darker in some areas. If you are experiencing such brown patches, its time you talk to your dermatologist. You will find a lot of skin care products that promise pigmentation free skin, but you should understand that not every good quality product is good for your skin.
Mean to say, a product that worked well for your friend might not work for you at all. Neither, pigmentation is cured with routine skin care regimen. Your dermatologist will examine your skin condition and recommend the most suitable treatment. There are a number of treatment options available to reduce the appearance of these spots.
Your dermatologist may rely on topical treatments if pigmentation is not severe. You will be prescribed any cream, gel or ointment that contains hydroquinone, retinoids or azelaic acid.
Dermatologists prescribe oral medications to reduce the appearance of certain kind of discoloration. These medications are often combined with topical creams to achieve the optimum results.
Hyperpigmentation can be reduced with the help of chemical peeling which is an exfoliating technique. These peels remove the affected layer of skin cells revealing new skin layer which is free from any patches. Your dermatologist will choose the strength of chemical peels depending upon the condition.
Your doctor may ask you to consider laser skin resurfacing to achieve the best results. Fractional CO2 laser technique is used which treats a number of cosmetic conditions and promotion skin regeneration and natural collagen production. The laser beams are delivered to the skin with a handheld laser device. The heat of laser damages the skin in a fractional manner. The new skin that appears is smoother, fairer and without any lighter or darker patches.
Intense pulse light therapy is an advanced technique of skin resurfacing. It is an effective treatment for pigmentation which involves delivery of light particles. Light energy is converted into heat which destroys the dark pigment called melanin.
The cost of these treatments depends on the nature of the skin problem. Dubai cosmetic surgery offers a wide range of treatments to treat pigmentation and hyperpigmentation. call us now or fill in the given form for a free consultation at our clinic;
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