Dark patches are also stated as hyper pigmented spots, solar lentigines, age spots or liver spots. The name is applied based on the causes and it can happen any time. Mostly, people in their middle ages will suffer from the pigmentation most. Sometimes, these dark patches are results of excessive exposure to sun, hormonal changes or acne results.
Sometimes, the patch is associated with some skin conditions and can be the result of medication side effects. Primarily, dark spots are pretty much harmless but sometimes, it can turn cancerous. So, with proper help and pigmentation treatment, you can get the spots removed or lightened. At Labelle you will get to consult from experienced dermatologists for pigmentation treatment, who will not just examine but diagnose the condition to treat you accordingly.
The color variations and more:
Primarily the dark patches can vary from light to dark brown and even black colors. They are flat and mainly oval in shape. You can develop these dark spots anywhere but can appear mostly on those body parts receiving maximum sun exposure, including the arms, back, face and shoulders.
Causes behind Pigmentation formation:
Dark patches are mainly results of melanin collection or its overproduction. It can be a result due to multiple causes. Some of those reasons are mentioned below:
Whether from sun or any artificial light source, UV light can result in hyper pigmentation. It can take place if you haven’t been using any kind of sun protection creams on your skin. The ones with lighter skin or hair or if you have been suffering from severe sunburn, then growing dark spots is common and you need to head for proper Pigmentation Treatment.
Multiple skin conditions and diseases can also result in dark spots and acne. However, these are not age-related. Those are post-inflammatory dark spots. Here, the skin discoloration takes place, following inflammatory lesion like acne. Another reason is melisma, which is also stated as pregnancy mask. Some of the other causes of these pigmented spots are Chloasma, Riehl's melanosis, Poikiloderma of civatte and more. Some medicines can also cause pigmentation.
Apart from that, if you are pregnant or suffering from liver diseases, pituitary tumor, Addison's disease or Hemochromatosis, you might get these spots on your skin.
Everyone is at risk of getting pigmented skin because of the unavoidable circumstances of the daily routine. For some medical conditions like genetic disorder, the risk of getting pigmented skin is related to family’s history of having pigmentation disorder. Most of all, people complain of basic pigmentation issues like dark circles, peri-oral pigmentation, melisma and more. For that, proper Pigmentation Treatment is needed.
We have a committed team working towards all kinds of hyperpigmentation treatment procedures. So, you will be guided at every stage on ways to make necessary changes to lifestyle.
Here for pigmentation treatment, our expert dermatologists will be using laser energy for removing the skin layer by layer. It is one way to destroy the skin pigments. However, some temporary risks included with this process are redness, swelling, bruising, scarring, tightness, infection or change in skin texture.
Here for hyperpigmentation treatment, we will deal with a combination of multiple solutions like glycolic acid and salicylic acid. It helps in removing the top skin layer to reveal the healthier and even skin tone under the primary layer. However, here you might suffer from skin irritation temporarily.
There are two types available and both will help in physically eroding the surface skin cells. With the help of crystal microdermabrasion, machine will emit fine crystals through wand that will rub against skin to scrape off the unwanted skin cells. Then we have the diamond-tipped microdermabrasion. Here, the wand’s abrasive end will be used for covering the same purpose. After the pigmentation treatment process, the skin might be a little bit pink for sometimes, but these risks are pretty low to say the last.
With proper sunscreen and cover up, you can actually treat your dark spots well.
We have multiple clinics located in various locations like Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Secunderabad, Vizag & Vijayawada. Our clinics have earned reputation over 21 years of providing solutions for all pigmentation concerns, from medicine to procedural hyperpigmentation treatments like chemical Peels, Q-switched Laser and more.
We have a committed team working towards all kinds of hyperpigmentation treatments. So, you will be guided at every stage on ways to make necessary changes to lifestyle.
After few sittings of hyperpigmentation treatment, you can see a distinguishable change in your skin color, and towards the betterment.
If you don’t want to suffer from hyper- or hypo-pigmentation, then pigmentation treatment is the only answer to it.
Try minimizing your exposure to sun and always use proper sunscreen lotion. It will prevent sun related damage.
There are multiple diseases associated with hyperpigmentation. Some of the most common ones seen are lentigines and melisma.
We always use Advanced technology for pigmentation treatment and under the supervision of experienced dermatologists.
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