Melasma and Hyperpigmentation: What’s the Difference?

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Is melasma the same as hyperpigmentation? Both of these terms are frequently used to describe skin conditions that result in dark patches of the skin, especially on the face. But, are these two conditions the same thing? Are there different treatment options depending on the cause of the dark patches? Dr. Straughn of Buckhead Dermatology…

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Tips for Fading Dark Spots in Skin of Color

Do you have dark spots that just don’t seem to go away? Do they not seem to respond to any of the at-home treatments that you’ve tried? Are you tired of spending money on products that don’t work?  If you answered yes to any of the above questions, you are joining a large group of…

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Melasma 101: What You Need to Know

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Any semblance of a summer tan is likely gone by now as we hit the winter season. And while your bronzed skin may have faded, you might still notice dark patches on your face. Chances are you have developed a skin condition known as melasma. While annoying, it is a common disorder that can be…

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How to Treat and Prevent Dark Spots

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Do you have dark spots leftover from a bad breakout? Have you noticed dark patches of skin on your face during your pregnancy? Are you bothered by a dark spot that has lasted long after a cut or burn has healed? If you answered any of these questions in the affirmative, you may have a…

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