Anyone can develop melasma. It is a skin condition in which small brown spots appear on the skin surface. It is often caused due to overproduction of melanin on the skin’s surface. It is seen that people with dull skin colour usually develop mild melasma. Melasma usually affects 5 to 30 percent of the people in the world. If these brown spots and patchy skin is disturbing your appearance then Mild Melasma Treatment in Islamabad, Rawalpindi & Pakistan is all that you need. All types of melasma is hyperpigmentation but usually, hyperpigmentation is not melasma.
Causes of Mild Melasma:
Various internal and external factors promote melasma formation. Usually, women are high at risk of getting melasma, because it is related to pregnancy. Melasma is also referred to as a mask of pregnancy because during it there are huge changes that occur in the hormones. Following are some triggers and causes of mild melasma:
- Excessive sun exposure
- Exposure to heat
- Use of birth control pills
- Thyroid disorder
- Hormonal therapies
- Reaction to a certain skin care product
- Allergic reaction to certain medicines
- Excessive intake of anti-seizure medicines
Diagnosis of Melasma:
The skin care expert will diagnose your skin condition and can detect the presence of melasma. But if your melasma is looking like any other type of skin disease then to differentiate between the skin diseases the doctor will perform a biopsy test. It is a simple test in which a little skin is removed from the affected area and is seen under a microscope. Your skin can also be examined under wood’s light to take a closer look at your skin.
Melasma Treatment Options:
Following are some best Mild Melasma Treatment in Islamabad & Pakistan which is carried out at Glamorous Clinic are discussed below:
Topical Creams and Medications:
If you have mild to moderate melasma then the doctor will suggest topical creams or medication. As it is a painless and light form of treatment so it will take a few times to see the results. Make sure you use the skin ointments on time in order to get the best results. The medications may include hydroquinone, corticosteroids, and tretinoin for treating melasma.
In microdermabrasion, a special handheld device is used on the skin’s surface. The skin affected with melasma is removed and renewed. This treatment can also be combined with other types of treatment to get the desired results. After getting microdermabrasion the skin will become a little swollen and reddish.
Chemical peels are mild acids that are applied evenly on the skin’s surface. There are different types of chemical peels ranging from superficial to deeper levels. The doctor will examine the skin condition and melasma severity and after that, he will decide the type of peel. The skin will peel off and healthy skin will be revealed in a few sessions.
Laser Skin Resurfacing:
For getting sustainable improvement in melasma laser skin resurfacing is suggested. During the laser treatment, high intensity of the laser is directed toward the targeted area of the body. If the treatment is not performed rightly then it can also worsen the melasma condition.
Pico Genesis Treatment:
One of the newest methods to get rid of melasma is pico genesis treatment. Pico Genesis is a type of laser treatment in which a burst of laser light is directed toward the targeted area of the body. The light will break down the excessive melanocytes and the body will eliminate the melanocytes naturally. This treatment will give you desired results without even causing damage to the surrounding cells. You will get clear skin in just a few sessions of the treatment. As it is a painless treatment so everyone is opting for this type of mild melasma treatment.
Recovery and After Care Instructions:
The recovery period is very short as all the melasma treatments are non-surgical. You will require a few days to recover after the treatment, the healing time varies for everyone as every person has a different reaction to a certain type of treatment. If you want to recover in a short time and without any side effects then it is good to follow the instructions given by the dermatologist. Some of the main guidelines which you need to follow are as follows:
- Use painkillers if you notice any kind of pain in the treatment area
- It is best to avoid unnecessary touching on the skin
- Use anti-inflammatory medicines to avoid infection
- Do not apply makeup for 2 days after the treatment
- It is best to avoid products that contain retinoids
The treatment will deliver the results within a few days. The results are long-lasting if you avoid triggers and preventive measures to protect your skin from melasma. Every type of treatment delivers different kinds of results, so discuss your goals with the doctors before getting into the treatment procedure.
If you are having mild melasma and you want the treatment to get rid of it, then you must be thinking about the cost of the treatment procedure. The cost of Mild Melasma Treatment in Islamabad, Rawalpindi & Pakistan starts from PKR 15,000. The price may fluctuate or increase and is different for every patient. The reason for fluctuation is that the cost depends on several factors such as the number of sessions, treatment area size, clinic reputation, and pricing policy of the clinic. Willing to know the exact cost of the treatment then feel free to contact us.
Mild melasma is now curable with the help of advanced laser treatment. The skin expert will tell you the different types of treatment and you can choose them according to your budget and required results. Glamorous Laser Clinic has skin experts who will listen to all your goals and will perform the treatment accordingly. You can book an appointment with us by filling the online form and we will respond to you shortly.