Patients discover treatment for melasma in CA
For the nearly 5 million Americans suffering from melasma, a condition of hyperpigmented skin, finding treatment can be challenging. Patients with melasma who live in the Encinitas, CA area have turned to Dr. Amanda Lloyd for help with their melasma treatment. Dr. Lloyd specializes in melasma treatment and treats each patient as an individual, unique case.
What is melasma?
Melasma is a common skin problem that causes patches of brown or grayish-brown to appear on the face. The pigmented patches usually show up on the cheeks, nose, forehead, upper lip, and chin but can appear on any area with regular sun exposure such as the neck or forearms. No pain or symptoms are felt with melasma but patients are often bothered by the appearance of the brown reticulate patches.
Finding the right treatment for melasma can be extremely difficult and frustrating because the treatments that improve melasma can also worsen the condition. Every patient with melasma is unique. Some procedures or products that work for one will not work for the other and may even worsen that patient’s skin.
The various treatments that are available include bleaching creams, laser treatments, broad spectrum sunscreen, and sun avoidance. Sun exposure worsens melasma immediately. Therefore, all of the hard work you do to treat, clear up, and lighten your melasma is thrown out the window if you go outside for even two minutes of unprotected sun exposure.
Dr. Lloyd specializes in the treatment of melasma and improving the discoloration of the skin. She understands the intricacies of melasma and knows what it takes to improve the condition. Dr. Lloyd has experience using both topicals and laser treatments. She offers a number of in-office laser procedures to gently treat the pigmented skin. Once treated, the melasma is less noticeable and therefore, has less of a negative impact on your quality of life. She will ensure you are on a maintenance regimen to keep the melasma under control so you Look Stunning. Always.
If you are plagued by brown patches of skin, contact us today at firstname.lastname@example.org or (760) 642-6674 to learn more about your melasma options.