Uneven Skin Tone, Patchy Skin

Patchy Skin or uneven Skin tone is also called hyper pigmented skin. It is characterized by irregular darkening of skin seen in patches.

It is mainly caused by hormonal changes and presents itself in the form of melasma during pregnancy, or while undergoing hormonal treatments etc.

  • Other causes include:
  • Constant rubbing of skin
  • Constant use of balms
  • Dry skin
  • Acne marks
  • Sun exposure
  • Allergic reaction to certain cosmetics or home remedies

  • Treatment

      Typically a combination of treatments are required, including but not limited to:

    • Topical creams
    • Chemical peels
    • Laser skin toning
    • Moisturization
    • Iontophoresis

      A good preventive step is also to limit sun exposure with the help of sun screens.

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