- It refers to procedures & therapies aimed at addressing issues related to Skin Pigmentation like Dark Spots, Uneven Skin Tone, Melasma & other forms of Hyperpigmentation or Hypopigmentation.
- It can vary based on the individual, the type of pigmentation, and the chosen treatment method.
- Patience & Consistency in following the recommended treatment plan are often key to achieving the desired results.
Different Types of Pigmentary Concerns
The common pigment related concerns are
TAN: This is caused due to increased production of melanin on sun exposure and results in darkening of skin. It is commonly found on the forehead, outer aspect of arms and temples. It can be prevented by protection and avoidance from Sun using protective clothing and sunscreens.
TREATMENT FOR TAN: Tan can be treated effectively using Chemical peels, Light based treatments, Pixel laser treatment and through medications.
MELASMA: These are dark, irregular brown patches which are found commonly on the forehead, nose, upper part of the cheeks, upper lipand nose. This is more common in women especially during pregnancy or in those undergoing hormonal replacement therapy. There are two types of Melasma, Dermal and Epidermal.
TREATMENT FOR MELASMA: Melasma can be treated with glycolic peels and Trichloroacetic acid peels, Light based treatments, Lasers (Pixel, Q S Nd YAG), medications and of course by sunprotection with sunscreens. The response to melasma depends on the duration of its onset, depth of the pigmentation, lifestyle and maintenance etc.
FRECKLES: These are brown to black spots formed on skin due to clusters of concentrated melanin, usually found in fair skinned people. They are caused by sun damage and are usually found on face or areas of skin exposed to Sun such as chest, arms, shoulders.
TREATMENT FOR FRECKLES: Freckles are dealt using Light based treatment such as Super Skin Rejuvenation and Q S Nd YAG Lasers.
Post Inflammatory Pigmentation
This usually occurs after a skin injury or if acne is squeezed or picked.
Treatment: It can be treated with medications, sun avoidance, sun protection and preferably Peels.
The common causes for this condition is dandruff, thyroid problems, cosmetics, familial reasons, Aganthosis nigricans
Treatment: The treatment can be done through medication, Peels, Retinoids, AHAs, Kojic acid, Botanicals, Anti-dandruff medications and anti-fungals.
- YCDC Clinics boasts of a team of experienced Cosmetic Dermatologists with years of expertise.
- USFDA approved Equipment.
- The specialist doctors use cutting-edge advanced clinical treatment.
- YCDC Clinics is customized as per the skin needs.
- Trained Therapists & are given on-the-job experience before being put into actual treatment procedures
- Peaceful Ambience
Frequently Asked Questions
Dermatology is the medical science which can treat the concerns related to skin, hair and nails, including, but not limited to, acne, scars, dull skin, unwanted hair, wrinkles, sun spots, pigmentation problems, warts, moles, hair loss, and sun damage. If you have a skin or hair related problem, a dermatologist is the best choice for treatment.
Dermatologist is the doctor who has been specially trained in the treatment of skin, hair, & nails concern post their initial 5 years of MBBS course. Dermatologists can treat skin conditions, perform surgical procedures, use laser devices, and execute cosmetic and aesthetic procedures.
Yes, you do. To book your appointment at YCDC Clinics, you can contact our office by phone or use the “Contact Form” on the Website.
YCDC’s services include treating ailments resulting from hormonal imbalances such as acne, scars, skin pigmentation, dull skin, alopecia, hirsutism, mitigating the effects of ageing and body contouring or slimming.
Yes, our highly-experienced and knowledgeable cosmetic dermatologists handle every candidate personally and perform the procedures in assistance from the rigorously trained assisting therapists.
Yes, just like other health concerns, dermatology is a health concern and needs to be treated in time. Skin and hair not only have aesthetic appeal but also protect our internal organ from getting harm. Hence, it is essential to take care of the skin and hair you live in.
The strictest and set tested protocols and the stringent guidelines assure to provide the safest and the most effective treatment for every skin and hair concern. Our cosmetic dermatologists have years of expertise and use only the advanced leading technologies and USFDA approved equipments.