Unwanted areas of increased pigmentation (hyperpigmentation) on the face can be very distressing and presents very commonly in clinic. It is caused by an excess production of melanin which is normally produced by skin cells and gives your skin its colour.
There can be multiple reasons that areas of pigmentation can occur:
- hormonal changes for example in pregnancy or menopause
- certain medications
- dark marks after breakouts or injury
- sun damage
Whatever the cause we may be able to help you improve these areas of pigmentation and help you achveive your best possible skin!