Remedies For Skin Pigmentation

Skin diseases like skin pigmentation are common issues experienced by almost everyone! As such, it won’t do any harm, but it may affect the natural beauty of your skin and is annoying to deal with it.

Don’t be afraid if you have the slightest pigmentation on your skin, a vast number of remedies may be used to get rid of skin pigmentation.

What Is Skin Pigmentation?

Uneven discoloration of the skin is known as pigmentation.

Skin pigmentation, also known as hyperpigmentation is the condition which arises due to the overproduction of melanin (the pigment responsible for skin color), initiating the development of dark patches or spots on the skin surface.

Types Of Skin Pigmentation

Skin pigmentation depends upon the cause of its origination. Skin pigmentation may be of following types:

  • Vitiligo
  • Melasma
  • UV induced pigmentation
  • Pigmentation due to Dehydration
  • Lupus
  • Cyanosis

Remedies For Skin Pigmentation: Your Skin Pigmentation Treatment!

A large number of medical spa treatments are available for the treatment of hyperpigmentation. The first step is establishing the cause of the skin pigmentation and tailoring specific treatments to your skin type.

LED Phototherapy:

LED therapy is a great treatment for pigmentation disorders especially in people with sensitive skin. This gentle, but highly effective “cold laser” treatment uses red or infrared light treatment to target and treat pigmentation disorders deep within the skin. In addition anti-aging effects results in increase in collagen production over time.

Chemical Peels:

Chemical peels are applied to the outer layers of the skin. The damaged, pigmented skin is then “burned” in a very controlled manner with highly selective chemicals. The burned layer of skin then peels off over 3-5 days to reveal, smoother, more even skin. A series of treatments are recommended.

IPL Pototherapy:

This device uses a broadband of light that is then applied to the outer surface of the skin to treat various skin pigmentation problems. Damaged skin with dark or red pigments absorb the energy from the light and are targeted and destroyed. A series of treatments are recommended. In addition, over time the skin becomes more youthful with increasing collagen support.

Laser Therapy:

The best laser to treat pigmentation disorder is a qswitch laser. This type of laser targets melanin. The laser energy is delivered to the skin in ultra-short pulses, think nano seconds! Essentially the pigment cells are shattered and the result is more even toned skin. Typically  a series of treatments are recommended for optimal results. Best of all the Nd:YAG Q switched laser is safe for all skin types!

When you are ready to target and get rid of your skin pigmentation problems, book an appointment with us and we will tailor your effective treatment according to your skin type!

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