Ingrown hairs or Pseudofolliculitus barbae abnormal or excessive deposits of pigment (melanin) in the skin. It is also called “sun damage”.
WHAT ARE COMMON HYPERPIGMENTATION CONDITIONS
Hyperpigmentation is often seen by many as signs of aging or defects in the skin. It is often photodamage that displays itself in many ways but is treatable to improve the medical and aesthetic condition of your skin and body. There are various skin conditions that display hyperpigmentation:
Freckles - tan to pale brown spots on the skin with poorly defined borders.
Solar lentigos - brown areas on the skin that appear only after intense short-term sun exposure or ongoing cumulative sun exposure. (sun damage, age spots, “liver spots”)
Melasma - appears as blotchy brown patches with an irregular shape on the cheeks, forehead, upper lip and neck. Frequently, this condition occurs during pregnancy, menopause, and when taking hormones or oral contraceptives.
Post Inflammatory Discoloration (from chemical peel agents) - agressive chemical peel agents may result in uneven coloration of the skin. This form of hyperpigmentation can leave areas of discoloration on the skin with irregular shapes.
- UV light - Chemical (industrial chemicals or chemical peeling agents) - Local infection - Hormones - Drugs - Acne - Genetic abnormalities
Hubbell Dermatology and Aesthetics offer a multi-prong approach with a range of advanced medical devices, skincare treatments and products to manage and control your hyperpigmentation.
(Depending on diagnosis) - Fractional Laser Resurfacing - PhotoRejuvenation - Chemical Peels - Obagi® Skin Care Products - Tri-Luma