Hyperpigmentation

Hyperpigmentation are spots  or  patches of skin that appears darker than the surrounding tissue. This occurs when the produces more melanin. This condition is sometimes known as melasma and is affcet people of all skin types. Melasma is mostly hormanal, other types of hyperpigmentation includude sun spots that occur due to prolonged sun exposeure in most cases it is cumulative exposure. Sun spots are mostly noticed on the face, arms and legs.

Other types of hyperpigmentation form after an injury  such as cuts, burns, acne, or lupus.  Some types are genetic like freckles. All these can occur anywhere on the body.

Having hyperpigmentation is harmless most of the time but it does affect the psychological well being of an individual especial the pigment on the face. 

Treatments are available

There  must be treatment combination of of topical creams and the following dermal  treatments.

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