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November 9, 2018

Do chemical peeling is good for melasma?

Melasma is usually common in women and seen most commonly in their pregnancy and due to it, melasma is also called or known as “Mask of pregnancy”. Melasma rarely appears to men due to genes, hormonal changes, sun exposure, etc. They seem like freckle spots which then become larger and flat patches. Melasma can happen to anyone. It is a chronic skin condition which results in symmetrical, brownish, blotchy face pigmentation. This is due to overproduction of melanin by the pigment cells of the skin called melanocytes. This commonly appears on face, neck, and forearms.

Don’t worry with the science proves and results clear skin clinic has come up with the treatments like –

Chemical peels – There are many types of peels and combination of peels. And it depends upon your skin type and condition that whether Superficial or medium depth chemical peels will suit you.

Yes, chemical peels can give you relief from melasma but if you take laser shots and even oral and topical medications then you can get the best results.

Cost of chemical peels depends upon your skin type and how deep or medium peels will suit you and what kind of combinations you will need for chemical peeling. All these factors depend on the cost of the peel. On an average chemical peels ranges from Rs. 2000 to Rs. 5000.

You should visit and consult a dermatologist near you and as it is important to do your skin analysis first, with the help of your dermatologist, you can get proper treatment and analysis of your skin and then according to your skin condition or type your dermatologist can guide and he will be able to give you treatment according to your skin.

You can get rid of melasma if you visit a board-certified dermatologist so that with proper medical rules he can guide you properly.

Answered By

Dr. Dhananjay Chavan

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