Pigmentation

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A good skincare regime with enriched vitamin C and a good sunblock may be all that’s required for some people to enjoy an even skintone, but some patients experience more problematic pigmentation that can be due to issues such as:

  • sun damage
  • melasma
  • chloasma
  • post-inflammatory pigmentation

These can prove far more difficult to treat and in the long-term, pigmentation problems tend to get worse rather than improving of their own accord..

Melasma and chloasma which are these patchy areas of pigmentation typically in darker skin types that occur on the forehead and upper lip areas can often run in families, be as a result of the oral contraceptive pill, and pregnancy. These conditions are not worrying but can be a great nuisance to a lot of people.

Treatments and expectations have to considered carefully as the wrong treatment approach could make the pigmentation worse in certain cases. However, the good news is that there are now advanced treatment options that can help to tackle pigmentation problems and promote a clearer and more even skin tone.

Sun damage in fairer skin types responds well to cosmeceutical skincare products which may contain vitamin A or Hydroquinone.

All skin types may benefit from professional treatment options using advanced laser.

Pigmentation Treatment Options

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Laura

Wonderful service and knowledgable Doctor. Had 3 moles removed via shave. Have been back for check ups since and so pleased I’ve had it done. Wish I’d done it sooner. Now looking at other treatments with them too.

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Mari G

Great experience , nice staff !

Posted 23 hours ago

NB

Dr Perry is very professional and always considers the best treatment for his clients. He creates a natural look aiming to enhance features as opposed to overdoing it. I would highly recommend him, especially if it’s your first treatment or if you have any concerns.

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Anna B

Dr Perry is absolutely fantastic

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Elly

Fast, efficient and high quality service. Dr Perry always puts me at ease, answers any questions I have and puts my mind at ease before and after the procedure. A very happy return patient 😊

Posted 2 days ago

Judy

Great

Posted 2 days ago

Hilary B

Dr Vardy was brilliant, removed a mole on my face that I had for years, I was very worried but she put me at ease, no scarring, amazing, would highly recommend Cosmedics.

Posted 2 weeks ago

Helen F

Didn't realise how much better I would feel, wish I had had this done years ago, Dr Perry is excellent.

Posted 2 weeks ago

Linda S

Fantastic results after having a Hydrafacial. I have now booked a course of treatments and am already looking forward to the next one.

Posted 3 weeks ago

Linda S

Fantastic results after having a Hydrafacial. I have now booked a course of treatments and am already looking forward to the next one.

Posted 3 weeks ago

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2 thoughts on “Pigmentation

  1. Hi my face skin is so much darker and damaged than my body this happened after taking contraception and the damage is unreversbel except my top layer skin peeled off that is what the Dr told me in the referral. Do you do skin peeling? How much it cost me? I really want to do it am stressed.

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Cosmedics Skin Clinics is rated 4.96 stars by Reviews.co.uk based on 480 merchant reviews