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Melasma: Facts

Facts About Melasma

  • Melasma or Cholasma is the hyper-pigmentation of facial skin.
  • Melasma commonly occurs in women during pregnancy.
  • Melasma can also occur due to hormonal changes. Birth control pills may also cause it.
  • Sun exposure is required to develop melasma. So if you protect yourself fully from sun, you will not get melasma.
  • Men may also get sun-induced melasma. This is mainly caused by skin and hair care products that cause allergic reactions in the sun.
  • Melasma spots may fade over time.
  • Bleaching the spotted skin is the quickest remedy.

Article created on: August 24, 2006

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