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Boston Melasma Dermatologist

What is Melasma?

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.

Where can you get Melasma?

The Melasma brown patches appear on the face mostly on the:

Who Gets Melasma?

What Are the Risk Factors Associated With Melasma?

What Is the Best Melasma Treatment?

Melasma caused by risk factors such as pregnancy or birth control pills may fade over time.

Melasma Medicines:

Melasma Procedures:

How to Prevent Melasma

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.

Consultation With a Melasma Dermatologist

Call or contact our Boston office to schedule your Melasma dermatology consultation with Dr. Graber, Dr. Meyer, or Dr. Al-Haseni.

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Important Announcement

Dear Patients,

Our goal here at The Dermatology of Institute of Boston is protect the health of our patients and staff. To continue caring for our patients during these uncertain times, while strictly adhering to the guidelines set by the CDC, we will be only offering virtual consultations. For some patients, an in person visit is best, but if you feel that your concern could be addressed online, this may be a convenient option for you.

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