About Melasma Treatment
Melasma is a common skin problem that causes brown to gray-brown patches on the face with sun exposure or hormonal changes. It is most common in women and can affect the skin of the cheeks, nose, forehead, and chin. It also can appear on other parts of the body that get lots of sun, such as the forearms and neck.
Dr. Chernoff has helped many women improve their melasma using Laser Therapy in combination with other treatments including:
- Prescription bleaching cream — hydroquinone
- Cosmeceutical bleaching products (arbutin, kojic acid, mulberry)
- Topical retinol
- Topical antioxidant products
- Chemical Peels
- UVA/UVB Sunblock of SPF 30 or higher (preferably zinc)
During your consultation, Dr. Chernoff will recommend a treatment plan that includes Laser and other combination treatments to improve your melasma.