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Hi, Melasma is best considered as a "chronic" pigmentary condition affecting the skin. As such, the key treatment objective should be to "control" the pigmentation rather than to "cure" the condition. Sun avoidance/protection and the use of effective proven skin lightenin...
19 Apr 2019
Oral tranexamic acid is listed as a hemostatic agent and has been approved for the treatment of menorragia in females. It’s off label use in the treatment of Melasma started after some reports from Japan in 1980 stating that it was useful in the management of Melasma. Nowad...
24 Apr 2019
Melasma is relatively common skin problem where there are brown to grey-brown patches on the face. Treatment and response depends on the depth of the pigmentation. Treatment can be quite challenging. I personally prefer the PicoWay because it has the RESOLVE attachment which he...
16 Oct 2018
I totally agree with Dr Elias Tam that “There is no perfect laser for treatment of pigmentations”. The analogy is like having the fastest sports car alone does not guarantee to bring you the Formula One Championship trophy. In fact, to even have a shot at the tro...
22 Jun 2018
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