Best Treatment For Hyperpigmentation
What are the choices?
There are various forms of hyperpigmentation,
and all can vary in severity and color.
There are various ways to reduce the
appearance of overly pigmented skin, some better
Firstly, let's look at the different kinds of
Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation
Dark spots of skin after an acute outbreak of
A reverse of hyperpigmentation, appearing as
white spots of skin instead of dark.
Darker patches of skin due to skin trauma of
Patches of brown skin, often appearing on the
forehead, cheeks and nose.
Determine which type of hyperpigmentation you
have before attempting any treatment.
Depending on the severity of your
hyperpigmentation, there are a number of skin
lightening products available that could effectively
treat the darker patches of skin.
There are many over the counter products, as
well as prescription strength options that can be
obtained by a visit to your doctor.
(Important: Avoid anything containing
hydroquinone due to health concerns)
A process performed by a skin care professional
using specialist equipment.
The process will exfoliate your skin, removing
dead skin cells and improving the appearance of
The treatments aren't the most cost effective, and
you will require more than one for the best results.
Chemical peels or acid peels are often used to
treat hyperpigmentation. Mild home acid peels are
a popular choice.
For greater strength peels find a skin care
professional with a good track record of this
There is a wide choice of different options and
methods regarding laser treatment that only a
qualified skin professional can help you make.
Although laser treatments can have dramatic
results, they can be expensive.
The least invasive and cost effective of all the
choices available. Products with good reviews are
always a good bet.
Topical creams such as Meladerm are popular
and are known to be effective.
Before embarking on a course of treatment or
procedure, always be sure you have a medical
diagnosis of your condition, and remember that
drastic courses of action are not always
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