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Best Treatment For Hyperpigmentation


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A look at the types of hyperpigmentation and the treatments available.

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Best Treatment For Hyperpigmentation

  1. 1. Best Treatment For Hyperpigmentation What are the choices?
  2. 2. There are various forms of hyperpigmentation, and all can vary in severity and color.
  3. 3. There are various ways to reduce the appearance of overly pigmented skin, some better than others.
  4. 4. Firstly, let's look at the different kinds of hyperpigmentation.
  5. 5. Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation Dark spots of skin after an acute outbreak of acne.
  6. 6. Hypopigmentation A reverse of hyperpigmentation, appearing as white spots of skin instead of dark.
  7. 7. Hyperpigmentation Darker patches of skin due to skin trauma of some kind.
  8. 8. Melasma Patches of brown skin, often appearing on the forehead, cheeks and nose.
  9. 9. Determine which type of hyperpigmentation you have before attempting any treatment.
  10. 10. Skin Lighteners 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)
  11. 11. Microdermabrasion 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 your skin. The treatments aren't the most cost effective, and you will require more than one for the best results.
  12. 12. Chemical Peels 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 procedure.
  13. 13. Laser Treatments 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.
  14. 14. Hyperpigmentation Creams 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.
  15. 15. 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 necessary. Find out more at: