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Behind the Mask of Pigmentation
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Behind the Mask of Pigmentation

Melasma is a brownish discoloration found on the face, commonly on the nose and cheeks. It often takes the shape of a butterfly and thus also referred to as the “Butterfly Mask”. It is caused by a group of factors like hormonal changes, sun exposure and hereditary tendency. Treating Melasma is not the same as...

When Hormones Attack
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When Hormones Attack

Hormones have bad timing. They affect men and women at the most pivotal time in life. Apart from disrupting our emotions and internal body systems, hormones choose to announce their presence by showing up as spots or patches of pigmentation. One such pigmentation affecting the face is called Melasma. Melasma is caused by over-activity of...

A Closer Look At Melasma
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A Closer Look At Melasma

Melasma is the butterfly shaped pigmentation seen commonly on the face. Melasma usually peaks between the age of 20 and 40, when estrogen levels are at their highest. Recent research has established a link between stress and melasma. Stress can activate the propriomelanocortrin gene that prompts the cells to produce more pigment. Apart from prescription...

Black Spots On Face
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Black Spots On Face

Freckles, uneven skin tone, age spots, dark circles, acne marks and melasma are some common forms of facial pigmentation disorders. Pigmentation disorders are diagnosed using an ultra violet lamp which establishes the severity and depth of pigmentation. The pigmentation is then categorized into epidermal, dermal and compound types. The epidermal and dermal forms of pigmentation...

Skin Whitening
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Skin Whitening

Dark skin is called Hyper-pigmentation. It is a condition in which excess melanin is produced by the melanocytes in the skin, resulting in a blotchy appearance. If the melanocyte is exposed to a source of trigger over and over again, it may become permanently damaged and remain in an overactive mode. This means that the...

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