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Hyperpigmentation

What is hyperpigmentation? Hyperpigmentation is a harmless condition where patches of skin become darker in colour abnormally. Darkening occurs when an excess of melanin (the brown pigment that produces normal skin colour), forms deposits in the skin. Hyperpigmentation can happen on any part of the body including the face, neck, chin, body leg, hands, arms and back.

There are various types and conditions of hyperpigmentation which could be treated by Skin Toning Gentle Laser and Enlighten™ PICO Genesis™.
i) Hyperpigmentation freckles
Freckles are small patches of light brown color on the skin, often becoming more pronounced through exposure to the sun or hyperpigmentation.

ii) Hyperpigmentation melasma
Melasma is a pregnancy-induced hyperpigmentation. Often known as the ‘pregnancy mask,’ melasma is caused by hormonal changes due to pregnancy and is characterized by splotchy, pigmented areas usually on the face (except the eye area).

iii) Hyperpigmentation on dark skin
Special care must be taken when treating Hyperpigmentation in darker skin types as they are particularly prone to PIH (Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation).

iv) Hyperpigmentation caused by Acne
Inflamed acne often leaves Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation (PIH) spots behind after it heals. Picking or popping an acne increases the chance of developing post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, simply because you're increasing inflammation.

Disclaimer: Individual results may vary.
Disclaimer: Individual results may vary.