Hyperpigmentation is a medical term used to describe when the skin forms patches that are darker than normal. These darker patches are formed due to an excess production of melanin. Hyperpigmentation can affect people of any race.
Hyperpigmentation is a common skin condition, as they come in many different forms. Some examples are, darkened acne scars, liver spots, and melasma. Hyperpigmentation can occur when there is scar tissue development, sun damage, natural aging factors, and hormone fluctuations. The patches normally are concerns of a cosmetic matter and vary in size, depth, and shape.
At Tarbrencress Med Spa, we treat hyperpigmentation using our Lumenis Laser. This laser uses targeted beams of light to gently resurface the skin, thus reducing hyperpigmentation. We treat hyperpigmentation on both facial and body areas, on all skin types. Our treatment will leave you with the appearance of brighter, more uniform skin.