Dark Spots Treatment in Hyderabad
Dark Spots Treatment in Hyderabad

Dark Spots Treatment in Hyderabad

Everyone is born with varied skin complexions. The natural skin tone or colour is decided by the amount of deposition of melanin in the skin. Melanin is a coloured pigment produced by specialised cells called melanocytes. It is responsible for the natural colour of the skin, eyes, and hair. Unfortunately, some of us may have skin that appears darker than our usual skin tone or colour, in dark spots or patches. If one is facing the same concern and looking out for the  dark spots treatment in Hyderabad, then they can get in touch with Dr. Ravali Yalamanchili at Neya Dermatology and Aesthetic Clinic.

What are dark spots?

Dark spots are one of the aesthetic skin concerns, a hyperpigmentation of the skin, that can affect any individual, most commonly middle-aged people.

How do dark spots appear?

Brown spots on the face or on the skin in can be of varying sizes and colours and can develop on any body part. The colour of the dark spots may depend on the individual’s skin tone and underlying cause. It may range from light to dark brown or grey-brown. Severe hyperpigmentation or deeper dark spots may appear blue or grey or also darker brown than the natural skin tone of an individual.

What are the causes and types of dark spots?

Dark spots can have several causes, including:

  • Hormonal changes- Melasma is one of the hyperpigmentation disorders that causes small brown patches on facial skin or sun-exposed body sites in pregnant women or women during their reproductive age.
  • Sunlight exposure or sun damage- Dark spots resulting from over or frequent exposure to the sun or excessive use of tanning beds are called solar lentigines or liver spots. Such type of hyperpigmentation appears on the sun-exposed areas of the skin such as the face, arms, or hands.
  • Inflammation of the skin- Dark spots that develop after healing of inflamed skin are another type of hyperpigmentation known as post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Skin inflammation may be caused by various reasons like psoriasis, eczema, acne, and skin injury.
  • Side effects of certain medications- The medications that can increase pigmentation of the skin and lead to dark spots include chemotherapy drugs, anticonvulsants, anti-inflammatories like NSAIDs, and antimalarials.
  • Skin irritation- Some topical skin or hair products can irritate the skin and further lead to the formation of dark spots.
  • Wound healing- As the wound caused by a burn, injury, cut, bite, or surgical incision heals, dark spots may form and remain for some time.
  • Diabetes- Diabetics are at high risk of developing dark spots on their skin because of diabetic complications like acanthosis nigricans, diabetic dermopathy, eruptive xanthomatosis, and necrobiosis lipoidica.
  • Other conditions- There are certain skin conditions and diseases like poikiloderma of Civatte, Riehl’s melanosis, linea nigra, and erythromelanosis folliculitis that can cause dark spots. Some medical conditions that can cause dark spots include pituitary tumours, liver disease, Addison’s disease, and hemochromatosis.  

Dermatologist in Hyderabad, Dr. Ravali Yalamanchili can determine the root cause of dark spots and provide the best dark spot removal treatment that helps one achieve flawless and clear skin.

How do dermatologists diagnose dark spots?

A dermatologist may be able to determine the reason behind dark spots on the skin by performing a thorough skin examination of the patient and reviewing the patient’s medical records.

During the physical examination of the patient, a dermatologist might assess the skin condition carefully using Wood’s lamp. Such skin examination helps visualise the dark spots through a special black light-emitting device.

In case, a dark spot appearance is suspected to be an indication of skin cancer, a dermatologist would run a skin biopsy to confirm and diagnose the patient’s skin condition.

What are the options provided by dermatologists for getting rid of dark spots?

At Neya Dermatology and Aesthetic Clinic, dermatologists prescribe any of the following treatment options for dark spot remover for face or skin, depending on their cause, type, and severity:

  • Topical treatments- These include prescription skin-lightening products containing hydroqu-inone, kojic acid, glycolic acid, and others.
  • Chemical peels- It is one of the best treatments for dark spots on the face. These include peels with alpha or beta hydroxy acid or else strong acids like phenol and trichloroacetic acid to get rid of top skin layers and reveal evenly toned, healthier skin.
  • Laser treatment- Black spot remover with laser involves focusing a laser beam to dark spots to thermally destroy extra melanin in the skin and remove the pigmented skin layer by layer while promoting skin regeneration. Get in touch with a skin doctor at Neya Dermatology and Aesthetic Clinic to get the benefits of laser dark spot removal  in Hyderabad.
  • Microdermabrasion- This therapy involves the physical removal of the top pigmented layers of the skin either using a machine spraying fine abrasive crystals or a diamond-tipped wand.
  • Cryosurgery- It involves freezing dark spots with liquid nitrogen and letting them peel off from the skin.

How to prevent dark spots?

Avoiding dark spots is not always possible. For instance, melasma caused in pregnant women due to hormonal changes is not preventable. Still, dark spot treatment doctor in Hyderabad recommend some tips to prevent the development and worsening of dark spots. Here are they:

  • Daily apply sunscreen of SPF 30 and above and protect the skin from direct sun exposure with sun-protective clothing whenever going outdoors in the daytime
  • Get proper treatment from a dermatologist for conditions like acne that lead to post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation
  • Maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Book visit with Dr. Ravali Yalamanchili to get more details on chemical or laser dark spot removal treatment in Hyderabad.

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