WHAT IS IT? WHAT ARE CAUSES/ SYMPTOMS AND/OR SIGNS?

Melasma is a very common patchy brown, tan, or blue-gray facial skin discoloration, usually seen in women in the reproductive years. It typically appears on the upper cheeks, upper lip, forehead, and chin of women 20-50 years of age. It is uncommon in males. It is thought to be primarily related to external sun exposure, external hormones like birth control pills, and internal hormonal changes as seen in pregnancy. Most people with melasma have a history of daily or intermittent sun exposure, although heat is also suspected to be an underlying factor. Melasma is most common among pregnant women, especially those of Latin and Asian descents. People with olive or darker skin, like Hispanic, Asian and Middle Eastern individuals, have higher incidences of Melasma.

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What our Clients are Saying

Emerald Automotive Repairs
Emerald Automotive Repairs
2023-11-02
Fantastic, very professional treatment today. Thank you so much for your attention to detail.
Jeff Deck
Jeff Deck
2023-10-12
Found the service to be very professional and caring. Would recommend.
Lanavk
Lanavk
2023-10-05
Katherine was so attentive to my needs as a first time patient. It was important to me that my questions were respected and answered. She was professional and personable. She was a great listener and she delivered a great anti-wrinkle treatment. I feel really great and I will definitely be returning.
Jessica Stock
Jessica Stock
2023-10-03
Always a great experience with Dee
Robert Cicciarelli
Robert Cicciarelli
2023-10-03
Great service, friendly, fast & painless. Will definitely return
Carmela D'Amore
Carmela D'Amore
2023-10-02
I’ve been coming here for years! Love Mako wonderful service and really nice feel all around, they assist you with what your skin needs, I highly recommend coming here..
Lisa McKee
Lisa McKee
2023-09-23
Dee is friendly and professional. I have been really happy with my results for laser hair and vein removal. highly recommended.
georgia fennessy
georgia fennessy
2023-09-21
Always fast, easy & comfortable. Dee is gorgeous & friendly & makes you feel very at ease. THANK YOU🙌🏻

What our Clients are Saying

Emerald Automotive Repairs
Emerald Automotive Repairs
2023-11-02
Fantastic, very professional treatment today. Thank you so much for your attention to detail.
Jeff Deck
Jeff Deck
2023-10-12
Found the service to be very professional and caring. Would recommend.
Lanavk
Lanavk
2023-10-05
Katherine was so attentive to my needs as a first time patient. It was important to me that my questions were respected and answered. She was professional and personable. She was a great listener and she delivered a great anti-wrinkle treatment. I feel really great and I will definitely be returning.
Jessica Stock
Jessica Stock
2023-10-03
Always a great experience with Dee
Robert Cicciarelli
Robert Cicciarelli
2023-10-03
Great service, friendly, fast & painless. Will definitely return
Carmela D'Amore
Carmela D'Amore
2023-10-02
I’ve been coming here for years! Love Mako wonderful service and really nice feel all around, they assist you with what your skin needs, I highly recommend coming here..
Lisa McKee
Lisa McKee
2023-09-23
Dee is friendly and professional. I have been really happy with my results for laser hair and vein removal. highly recommended.
georgia fennessy
georgia fennessy
2023-09-21
Always fast, easy & comfortable. Dee is gorgeous & friendly & makes you feel very at ease. THANK YOU🙌🏻
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