This article discusses the different types of hyperpigmentation, such as freckles, sun spots, post-inflammatory marks, and melasma. Dr. Liew Hui Min, a consultant dermatologist at SOG Health – HM Liew Skin & Laser Clinic, provides insights into these skin conditions. While freckles may fade with less UV exposure, sun spots are more permanent due to increased pigment cells. The article also talks about post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH) and the complex nature of treating melasma. Dr. Liew recommends chemical peels and laser treatments, emphasizing addressing underlying causes for effective PIH treatment. Topical skincare options are suggested, and safe sun practices are highlighted.
Read full Article here to learn more about the difference between freckles, sun spots and melasma and how to keep your complexion clear including product recommendations for it.
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