Hyperpigmentation can have a debilitating effect on a person’s confidence, making your skin look older prematurely. It can have a gradual onset, becoming more prominent over time, but is perfectly treatable!
What is Hyperpigmentation?
Hyperpigmentation is a term used to cover a number of conditions that effect the skin cells responsible for producing Melanin; causing them to go into overdrive and darken the skin creating dark patches or spots.
Hyperpigmentation treatments in Brentford
Tthere are a number of treatments that we can recommend. Glycolic Acid, TCA or Jessner Skin Peels have all been very effective in this field with positive results. Also prescription De-pigmenting creams such as pigmanorm, which contains the active ingredient Hydroquinone, when administered by a trained doctor has helped to remove excess pigmentation. But preventative measures can also be taken to avoid reoccurrence.
Spending less time in the sun and limiting exposure to Ultraviolet rays or wearing Factor 50 Sun Screen can all help reduce the risk. Wearing UV protective sunglasses and a sun hat is also recommended.