Melasma is tan or dark skin discoloration. Melasma is particularly common in women, especially pregnant women and those who are taking oral or patch contraceptives or hormone replacement therapy (HRT) medications. The symptoms of Melasma are dark, uneven well-demarcated hyperpigmented patches commonly found on the upper cheek, nose, lips, upper lip, and forehead. Every person has a different skin type and hence needs different treatment so it is very essential to find the right dermatologist. Dr. Surajit Gorai – one of the best dermatologists in Kolkata, is trusted for meticulously providing all kinds of skin-oriented treatment with wonderful results.
Melasma can occur because of the following major reasons –
HRT can also cause Melasma.
Treatment: Dr. Gorai provides a variety of Melasma treatments in Kolkata at his skin Clinic. A thorough examination of the condition is followed by a customized treatment for every individual patient.
Contraceptive pills – can also cause Melasma. So, as soon as you spot the symptoms, rush to your skincare specialist because early detection prevents severity, and also, with the advice of your doctor you can stop consuming the same contraceptive pills.
Medicated sunscreen lotion for protection from the sun.
Medication and Topical creams
Microdermabrasion – exfoliates and removes the Melasma affected top layer of skin to give you new and perfect facial skin.
Laser therapy can be done in the selected patients as it may not suit for melasma of all types.