Pigmentation

Skin tone and complexion is always an area that patients ask about how to improve.

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In most cases simple good skincare regimes with enriched vitamin C and a good sunblock can suffice.

More problematic pigmentation that can be due to issues such as:

  • sun damage
  • melasma
  • choelasma

These can prove far more difficult to treat.

Sun damage in fairer skin types responds well to vitamin A and Hydroquinone creams as well as skin peels and certain laser treatments.

Melasma and choelasma 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 discussed with doctors to attain the best results as in some cases treatment could make the pigmentation worse.

What our patients say

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259 Reviews

Natanya S

Really pleased with my experience from start to finish. I went for a procedure three days ago at the Bristol clinic. The receptionist was quick to call me back when I enquired about an appointment, and booked me in quickly. The waiting room was more like a visit to one of William the third's apartments at Hampton Court Palace. The really kind and friendly nurse helped to put me at ease before and during the procedure and made the experience less terrifying (I was very nervous)! And Dr Rhys Stevens also put made me feel relaxed and did a really good job, and pain free procedure. I'm very pleased with the results. Thank you!

Posted 2 days ago

Anonymous

Efficient, explained everything well, put me at ease and painless.

Posted 2 weeks ago

Clint

I had been shopping around to have some Facial Thread Vein work done and was feeling unsure about it. I had concerns due to my lack of knowledge about the procedure as I have never had anything like this done before. All the other places I contacted were not so helpful and just booked me in for a consultation. However I spoke to Helen at Cosmedics on the telephone and found her helpful and informative. She listened to my concerns and even offered suggestions. It is rare these days to receive a high level of friendly customer service but on this day I did receive it. I have since had the work done and happy so far as I only had it done two days ago. However my big thanks is to Helen for putting me in the right direction. Thanks Helen!

Posted 4 weeks ago

Anne

Good explanation, thorough treatment, pleasant clinic.

Posted 1 month ago

Sam

Fantastic: very quick, clean environment and professional but friendly staff. Thank you very much

Posted 1 month ago

Nicola F

Excellent advice and perfect results from Dr Vardy, put at ease and very happy.

Posted 1 month ago

Katherine F

Very good and relaxed procedure.

Posted 1 month ago

Rosie C

Was given a thorough consultation and treatment on the same day

Posted 1 month ago

Amanda P

Excellent service from start to finish. Dr Rhys Stevens and the nurse both made me feel at ease. Quick and painless procedure, should have had it done sooner.

Posted 1 month ago

Rochelle s

I was seen by Dr Brit Vardy for my mole removal. She was very good in explaining to me everything about the treatment. I am extremely satisfied with the service I received.

Posted 1 month 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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