Brown spots are often seen on the face, chest, hands and legs due to photoaging. These sun induced pigmented lesions are more common in fair skin. Dr. Gupta is a dermatologist with specialist training in assessing and identifying these lesions.
A special condition of excess facial pigmentation in women is called Melasma. It isomer common in skin of colour. Melasma is most often seen on the cheeks, nose, forehead, chin or upper lip. Hormones and sunlight are triggers. Melasma often requires long term management.
Step 1: A correct diagnosis is made by Dr.Gupta, a board certified dermatologist who is trained to identify these problems.
Step 2: Sun avoidance and daily use of sunscreen with SPF 30 or higher
Step 3: An individualized treatment program is planned by Dr. Gupta and his staff, at our clinic. Treatments depend on the spot type and location, and may include IPL, lasers or chemical peels.
Step 4: A home maintenance program with topical therapy to provide continued management of unwanted brown spots.