What is Hyperpigmentation?

Hyperpigmentation is due to the presence of excessive melanin in the skin cells. Whereas on the other hand, it is referred to as a common and usually harmless situation in which part of skin becomes darker than the surrounding skin. Hyperpigmentation becomes apparent may appear as freckles, age spots, or larger areas of darkened skin. It happens when the special cells in the skin create too much of the pigment referred to as melanin. However, on the other hand, It’s a common skin concern that affects people of all skin types. It can become evident in smaller patches, cover larger areas, or even the whole body in rare cases. Although hyperpigmentation doesn’t cause any harm, it may be a symptom of another medical condition.

Our skin care clinic’s best dermatologist specialists offer treatment for hyperpigmentation in Lahore and Islamabad and other skin rejuvenation treatments with safety & quality at the heart of our services.

Hyperpigmentation treatment may be needed for patients experiencing dark patches on their skin due to too much melanin production. For skin hyperpigmentation, there are many treatments such as chemical peels, IPL treatment, clinical skin care products and microneedling. 

Patients with hyperpigmentation face can consult a skincare specialist at Glow & Go Lahore or Glow & Go Islamabad skincare clinic for hyperpigmentation treatment.

What Causes Hyperpigmentation?

Hyperpigmentation may be caused by many reasons, which include injury or inflammation of the skin, sun damage, abnormal skin growths, hormone changes, pregnancy, or other medical conditions. Certain medicines, including some anticancer drugs, can also cause hyperpigmentation. The other reasons for hyperpigmentation are:

  • Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation
  • Prolonged heat exposure: Tanning due to ultraviolet (UV) or sunlight exposure
  • Age spots
  • Melasma
  • Allergies
  • Obesity and Diabetes

How To Prevent Or Reduce Hyperpigmentation?

There are some steps or measures you can take to prevent hyperpigmentation. The following steps include:

  • Avoid direct sunlight
  • Apply SPF
  • Use a hat
  • Use kojic acid, retinoids, and vitamin C
  • Various treatments like laser therapy, intense pulsed light, chemical peel, and microdermabrasion can be used to reduce hyperpigmentation.

What Are The Benefits Of Hyperpigmentation Treatment?

  • You become more confident & good about yourself
  • Any underlying issues are also diagnosed and treated
  • There is no need of hiding your skin with hair or under clothing

Downtime

For most hyperpigmentation procedures, there is no downtime or recovery period required. However, some laser procedures may cause mild skin irritation, which will not directly need downtime but may need you to change some of your normal activities.

Hyperpigmentation treatment:

 

Hyperpigmentation treatment helps to reduce pigmentation and dark spots and provides you with smooth, flawless skin within just a few comfortable treatment sessions. Hyperpigmentation treatment face is considered to be a common skin problem. On the other hand, it is a condition that affects people of all skin types. The skin hyperpigmentation treatment is neither dangerous nor contagious. However, it can be uncomfortable or make you feel self-conscious about your looks.

Hyperpigmentation on the Nose bridge is also a common condition faced by many people. However, Glow & Go is one of the best hyperpigmentation treatment clinic Lahore Which helps to improve skin texture within a couple of sessions to get rid of stubborn pigmentation.

Effective Treatments For Hyperpigmentation

There are now several highly effective procedures to treat hyperpigmentation. Glow & Go has the best dermatologist in Pakistan provides you with the best Hyperpigmentation treatments, and with the help of professional hands at Glow & Go, the side effects are minimum. The following treatments are listed below.

Microdermabrasion

Microdermabrasion is a safe treatment. A microdermabrasion procedure helps to remove the top layer of dead skin for a truly radiant result. Microdermabrasion works on all kinds of skin and colors. It makes subtle changes, causing no skin color change or scarring. However, on the other hand, with microdermabrasion, there is less downtime. It doesn’t require surgery or anesthetics. Where apart from this, microdermabrasion helps to gently exfoliate surface layers of skin. Microdermabrasion can help enhance skin appearance by reducing fine lines and early sun damage.

Skin Peel Treatment:

A chemical peel is a famous treatment used for removing hyperpigmentation. Chemical peels are cosmetic treatments that involve using acids to exfoliate the skin. Chemical peel treatment aids in rejuvenating your skin, giving you smooth and less wrinkled skin. Chemical peels can reduce skin damage, giving the skin a more youthful look. However, a dermatologist will suggest the most suitable chemical peel, which will depend on a person’s concerns and skin type.

Dermaroller Treatment

There are many treatments available to treat hyperpigmentation issues. One of them is Dermaroller which is also known as micro-needling. Moreover, Micro-needling has less risk of complications, and it is considered more cost-effective than laser therapy treatments for melasma. There are various benefits of Derma Roller treatment; for example, there is a reduction of skin pigmentation, reduction of acne scars, and rejuvenates the skin. A special derma roller device is used in this treatment, which freshens the skin.

IPL (Intense Pulse Laser) Treatment For Hyperpigmentation

IPL is also one of the procedures that can be used for reducing hyperpigmentation. Although, according to many dermatologists, IPL is a very effective treatment in sun spot removal. IPL laser treatment effectively reduces discoloration and sunspots. Moreover, IPL treatment takes about 20-30 minutes. The best outcome is achieved after a series of 5 to 6 procedures carried out at 3-4 weeks intervals.

Cosmeceuticals & Prescription Skincare

  • Broad Spectrum Sunscreen: Sun exposure is one of the main reasons for the appearance of dark spots; thus, broad-spectrum sunscreens are considered very important to prevent any dark spots.
  • Vitamin A products: Applying a product containing Vitamin A on your skin can help fade marks of hyperpigmentation for a more even-toned complexion
  • Hydroquinone & Kojic Acid: These products can be used to treat a number of different cosmetic conditions; thus, these are considered effective for treating hyperpigmentation. Apart from this, it is also used for skin lightening.
  • Alpha Hydroxy Acids: These can be used to exfoliate your skin, and due to this, dead skin cells are also broken down. It has various advantages.

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What Are The Benefits Of Hyperpigmentation Treatment?

  • You become more confident & good about yourself
  • Any underlying issues are also diagnosed and treated
  • There is no need of hiding your skin with hair or under clothing

What Are The Most Common Causes Of Hyperpigmentation?

  • Hyperpigmentation Caused By Sun Rays:

Too much exposure to sun rays can lead to sun-induced hyperpigmentation. In this condition, an overproduction of melanin occurs.

  • Hormonal Hyperpigmentation

This results from frequent changes in the hormonal levels in the body due to pregnancy, birth control pills, or during menopause in females. This also triggers an overproduction of melanin by your skin.

  • Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation As A Result Of An Injury

Discoloration may occur due to an injury such as insect bite or rashes, poorly performed laser treatments, hair removal using hot wax, or over exposure to heat.

Such an event can cause your body to produce excess melanin in the affected area that looks like a dark patch on the skin.

What Is The Aftercare For Hyperpigmentation Treatment?

  • Avoid too much sun exposure after your hyperpigmentation treatment
  • Regularly use an SPF of 30 sunscreen before going out
  • Avoid using harsh chemicals and scrubs for your skin
  • Refrain from using home remedies to lighten your skin such as lemon juice

Can I Prevent Hyperpigmentation?

A proper skincare routine approved by dermatologists and skin specialists can help you prevent skin discoloration and hyperpigmentation from occurring in the first place. It is important to note that regular application of a broad spectrum sunscreen is vital if you want to prevent as well as stop the condition from becoming worse.

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Why Glow & Go?

Glow & Go Pakistan has a team of specialists who have profound experience in all kinds of aesthetic treatments located in Karachi, Lahore & Islamabad. The doctors in our aesthetic clinic use techniques that are suitable only to your needs and preferences and the goal is to make you look and feel better.