Melasma is a skin problem, resulting in brown patches on the face. The cause is uncertain. However, it is probable that melanocytes, the color-making cells in the skin are associated with these areas of dark color.
The brown patches appear on the face mostly on the:
Melasma caused by risk factors such as pregnancy or birth control pills may fade over time.
Use protection such as sunscreen and a wide-brimmed hat.
Learn more at the Laser Treatments’ page: Brown Spot Treatment.
Learn more at the American Academy of Dermatology: AAD Melasma.