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What is Melasma?

Often called the “mask of pregnancy,” melasma typically appears during the months when a mother is pregnant. Although melasma occurs 90% of the time in women, some men experience it as well. 

As mentioned above, pregnancy is a common cause of melasma, but it can also be caused by hormone replacement tablets, birth control pills, liver problems, some medications, some waxing products, and certain products that use fragrances. Exposure to sunlight often triggers melasma.

Individuals who have darker skin tones (Latin, Middle Eastern, North African, Mediterranean, Asian, and Indian descent) typically experience melasma more often than those with lighter skin tones.

BeauxMD provides treatments to improve melasma. These procedures are effective and have a high client satisfaction rate. If you’re experiencing melasma, we can help you with the right treatment.

What Treatment Is Right For You?

Our experienced BeauxMD Providers offer a Skin Analysis to give the best treatment suited to your needs.

At BeauxMD, we offer the Visia Skin Analysis, which is perfect for patients wanting to identify areas of concern and determine the best treatments to address them. Our consultation is designed to walk you through the skin analysis results, answer your questions, and provide a treatment plan that fits your goals.

Assess the following skin conditions:

  • Wringles
  • Pores
  • Skin Type
  • Redness
  • Texture
  • UV Spots
  • Brown Spots
  • Areas of Aging

Contact BeauxMD to set up your Skin Analysis with our Providers: 972-818-5807 or message us directly on our texting line: 214-753-8069.

Melasma Treatments from BeauxMD 

If you’re interested in reducing the appearance of melasma, our premier, Med Spa in McKinney, TX, and serving North Dallas (including Frisco, Allen, and Plano areas) can provide highly effective treatments. Together, we will determine which specific procedure is right for you and your needs.

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Laser Treatment

Laser treatments can often be an effective way to treat patients with melasma which has not responded well to other forms of treatment. Laser treatment of melasma uses lasers designed to specifically target and break apart deeper pigment within the layers of the skin, leaving the surrounding normal areas of the skin minimally affected. Following the laser treatment, the pigment which was reduced to smaller particles is naturally absorbed by the body’s lymphatic system. With most patients, multiple treatments are necessary when treating stubborn melasma.

Chemical Peels

Chemical peels have been proven to be an effective treatment for melasma, especially when patients are mindful to use a high quality sunscreen in conjunction with the treatment. The mild acid in a chemical peel removes damaged skin, which leaves behind a new layer of fresh, glowing skin.

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Schedule a Consultation with Us!

If melasma makes you self-conscious, please contact us at BeauxMD. We are a restorative medical spa owned and operated by Dr. Jeffrey Barstad, MD and located in historic downtown McKinney, Texas, near Frisco. We would love to speak to you and listen to your concerns and goals regarding melasma. BeauxMD is conveniently nearby to help you get the skin you want so you can feel confident, and more like yourself. Please don’t hesitate to call us — we look forward to meeting you!

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