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    Pigmentation Treatment Melbourne by Skinclub Cosmetic Doctors

    Pigmentation Treatment

    Hyperpigmentation or increased pigmentation treatment Melbourne is a condition that occurs when excess melanocytes are deposited on the skin. Melanocytes are cells containing melanin which often gives the skin its color. It can affect all skin types and is commonly seen on the face, hands, neck, chest and other parts of the body.

    This condition is sometimes known as dark spots. A number of factors can trigger an increase in melanin production in the skin, hence, leading to dark spots or hyperpigmentation. Once these dark patches have developed, sun exposure can also intensify the issue by making age spots, sun damage, melasma and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation spots even darker.

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    All you need to know about Pigmentation Treatment

    Types of Skin Hyperpigmentation

    While increased pigmentation usually isn’t harmful, it can be a symptom of another medical condition.

    Melasma

    This usually happens during pregnancy when hormonal changes rapidly develop. The areas of hyperpigmentation can appear on any area of the body, but they appear most commonly on the face and stomach.

     

    Sun Exposure

    This results in sun spots, liver spots or solar lentigines which develop over time. They appear as spots on areas most exposed to the sun, like the hands, neck and face.

    Post-inflammatory Hyperpigmentation

    Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation is usually the result of injury or inflammation to the skin such as acne and scars.

    What causes increased pigmentation?

    Here are the causes of hyperpigmentation:

    • Excess production of melanin;
    • Certain medications;
    • Skin friction;
    • Chemotherapy drugs;
    • Pregnancy and the changes in hormone levels;
    • Insulin resistance;
    • Birthmarks;
    • Addison’s disease or a rare endocrine disease;
    • Skin irritation and trauma; and
    • Excessive sun exposure and sun damage.

    How can pigmentation problems be prevented?

    Most patients initially resort to home remedies like lightening agents, skin care creams, vitamin-rich sunscreen serums, and home use chemical peels.

    Here are several ways to prevent pigmentation problems at home:

    Apple Cider Vinegar

    Apple Cider Vinegar

    Aloe Vera

    Aloe vera contains aloin, a natural compound that treats skin pigmentation. It effectively lightens darker skin tone while evening out skin colour with the surrounding skin.

    This can treat hyperpigmentation by applying pure aloe vera gel to pigmented areas before bedtime and rinsing it off the next morning. After several weeks of use, you will notice a vast improvement in your skin tone. It can also help lighten freckles.

    Red Onion

    Red onion or Allium cepa extract is an ingredient in some commercially available lightening creams for the skin and scars. Thus, when finding skin serums or creams, read the contents and make sure that they contain Allium cepa.

    To ensure safe and effective skin care products, consult your dermatologist. Remember that home treatment options should help lighten these skin pigmentation problems and not cause darker pigmentation.

    Green Tea Extract

    Green tea extract also contains depigmenting compounds that effectively treat dark or brown pigment on the skin. You can do this by steeping a green tea bag in boiled water for three to five minutes and let it cool down before rubbing the teabag over the darkened patches on your skin. You can do this twice daily for more effective results.

    Licorice Extract

    Licorice extract contains active ingredients for pigmentation treatment for freckles and other pigmentation conditions caused by melasma and sun exposure. Look for skin care home remedies that contain licorice extract for a lighter and smoother skin appearance. You can ask your trusted dermatologist for specific products that have licorice extract.

    Milk

    Milk, buttermilk, and even sour milk have all been proven to effectively lighten skin discolouration. The lactic acid contents of milk products can help treat increased skin pigmentation. You can do this by soaking a piece of cotton ball in the milk and rub it over darkened skin patches twice a day.

    Tomato Paste

    A study published in The British Journal of Dermatology in 2011 found that tomato paste rich in lycopene protected the skin against photodamage and sun damage.

    Orchid Extracts

    Orchid extracts are just as effective as vitamin C in combating hyperpigmentation in certain skin types. Applying orchid-rich skin care products to the skin for eight weeks can improve the size and appearance of darkened skin patches.

    You can buy lightening agents and skin products containing orchid extract, including masks, chemical peels, topical serums, scrubs, and a number of skin pigmentation supplements. Again, remember to consult your dermatologist for safe and medically reviewed dermal home treatments.

    Hydroquinone-based Dermal Products

    This is also known as benzene-1,4-diol or quinol. This is a skin-lightening agent that essentially bleaches the skin, which can be helpful when treating different forms of pigmentation disorders and conditions. make sure to look for these dermal products that are medically reviewed and dermatological tested to ensure safety and efficiency.

    Kojic Acid

    This is a chemical produced from different kinds of fungi, especially Aspergillus Oryzae, which has the Japanese common name koji, hence kojic acid. This can be found in a number of different types of cosmetic products, including powders, sunscreen lotions, serums, cleansers, and soaps.

    What should you do if these home remedies do not work?

    Pigmentation problems vary from light to severe skin discolouration. While some light to moderate pigmentation can be treated with a home remedy, there are stubborn age and sun spots, darker skin pigment, melanin disorder, acne scars, freckles, skin inflammation, and other pigmentation issues that need cosmetic procedures.

    To ensure that you get the best cosmetic or dermal treatment for your pigmentation problem, visit your trusted cosmetic doctors in Melbourne to ensure safe treatment and a low risk of side effects.

    Chemical Peels

    This is an exceptional choice for the cosmetic treatment of pigmentation skin conditions. There many different types of chemical peels that are specifically formulated to help even out the overall skin complexion. It can also manage fine lines and wrinkles while leaving the skin hydrated.

    Skin Needling

    Skin needling is highly effective for treating pigmentation problems, especially darkened skin colours. This treatment creates a rejuvenating microchannel into the skin to promote a more balanced and normalized cellular function. As the pigment-producing cells are directly targeted, it encourages a repair and a corrective process to even skin complexion while imploring a radiant appearance.

    Laser Treatment

    Laser treatment come in varied forms. Depending on the type and severity of pigmentation disorder, your cosmetic doctor may recommend the best laser treatment to specifically target your pigmentation woes.

    Here are some laser treatments that can address issues on skin pigmentation:

    • The Q-switch Ruby Lasersư
    • Diode Laser LED Therapy
    • Fractional-switch Laser
    • Excel V Lasers
    • Apogee Elite Laser
    • RevLite laser
    • Fraxel Laser Resurfacing
    • CO2 and Erbium Lasers
    • Portrait Laser
    • Laser with IPL Treatments

    Hair Removal Treatments

    Some skin pigmentation problems arise from hair growth. Thus, your doctor may recommend hair removal in the affected areas. Hair removal treatment may also include the use of laser technology.

    Pigmentation Treatment Procedure

    Just like other cosmetic techniques, pigmentation cosmetic techniques start with a consultation usually in a clinic. Your skin pigmentation will be evaluated to know the cause of its discolouration and how severe the pigmentation is.

    Your freckles, solar lentigines. age spots, acne scarring, and other skin health or pigmentation problems will also be evaluated. After a thorough assessment of your skin pigmentation, your cosmetic surgeon will recommend the best skin pigmentation removal treatment that suits your skin and lifestyle.

    Your dermatologist will consider your skin, health, and medical condition to ensure face and effective treatment. A treatment plan will then be created to specifically address your pigmentation woes. Whether you are wishing for the removal of your freckles, acne blemishes, or sun damage patches, your trusted clinic will guarantee the best approach to clear your pigmentation woes.

    Depending on the type and severity of your hyperpigmentation, pigmentation treatment can be done through laser treatments, the use of topical agents, or the combination of some treatments.

    How do you know that a pigmentation treatment is medically reviewed?

    The internet holds a vast database of information. Most of these pigmentation treatments can be read from the internet to know and understand what they can do and how effective they are. Most pigmentation treatments have medical reviews, experiments, and studies that can prove their safety and efficiency.

    To ensure that you are getting the best pigmentation treatment in Melbourne, visit your trusted clinic and ask professional cosmetic surgeons about the right treatment for your type of pigmentation problem.

    Is laser treatment for pigmentation removal permanent?

    Laser treatment for pigmentation removal helps get rid of sun damage or UV exposure. It can also address other pigmentation issues like unwanted freckles and acne scarring. However, laser treatment can only offer temporary but long-lasting effects.

    If you want to reduce or remove hyperpigmentation permanently, you may need to engage in a rigorous skin care routine while diligently using sunscreen.

    Are pigmentation treatments safe?

    Most Melbourne pigmentation treatments are done in a clinic by professional dermatologists or doctors. Thus, these treatments are proven safe and effective. However, always remember to visit a clinic that you can trust.

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