- by Dr Sachith Abraham
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- Jul 19 2017
Facial Pigmentation-what is it?
Facial pigmentation causes a lot of anguish and lack of self-regard in many individuals especially in Indian skin. However this issue can be treated by modern dermatology procedures like pixel laser, microdermabrasion, micro needling and peels. These methods are performed in under the professional care of the dermatologist. These procedures carry considerable risks and one must check if your doctor has the required experience to perform these techniques. Here you will be right under the care of our dermatologist. In all these methods and techniques, the safety of the skin is our first priority and we will do our best to give you good results.
Causes of facial pigmentation
Due to exorbitant scrubbing.
Drugs- Due to long use of minocycline, phenytoin, chlorpromazine, oral contraceptives.
Hormonal-pregnancy, Cushing disease, thyroid disorders.
Nutritional- Vitamin B12 deficiency, Folate deficiency, vitamin C deficiency and anemia.
Chronic illnesses- Renal failure, liver failure, malabsorption of certain foods.
Creams like hydroquinone and kojic acid.
Glycolic acid cream
Retinoic acid cream
Vitamin C creams.
Procedures like chemical peels, microdermabrasion , lasers can be executed on selected individuals depending on their skin type and type and previous treatment history.
Visit your Dermatologist regarding treatment options.
PS:Medications to be taken under medical supervision only.
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