Facial Pigmentation

Causes and Treatment :

Melasma treatment Austrlia

re. Facial Pigmentation

In Australia  the most common pigmentary presentations are:

  1. Melasma
  2. Sun-related Hyperpigmentation (DSH)

As your skin ages and is exposed to UVA & UVB rays, the rate at which new skin cells develop slows down. As a result, it develops visible signs of this ageing process; most commonly fine lines, wrinkles, sagging and discolouration. Exposure of the skin to environmental stresses is inevitable, as are the associated signs.

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Treatment of Uneven Skin Tone!

The Obagi Nu-Derm® System is the number 1 physician dispensed skin care system. This transformational system works by penetrating the surface of the skin to transform the function of the skin cells at a cellular level, correcting the damage from within, reducing dark spots and revealing younger, healthier-looking skin.

Nu-Derm System is ideal for:
  • Age spots
  • Rough skin
  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Laxity
  • Sallowness (yellowish complexion)
  • Hyperpigmentation (discoloration)


The truth About Tanning!

When exposed to UVA rays the melanin in our skin activates pigment already present in the upper skin cells. It creates a tan that appears quickly but is also lost quickly.

UVB rays stimulate the production of new melanin, which leads to an increase in pigment within a few days.

Some UV radiation is essential to the body as it stimulates the production of Vitamin D. But there is no such thing as a healthy tan! A suntan may be cosmetically desirable, but in fact it is nothing but a sign that your skin has been damaged and has attempted to protect itself.