Bay Area Hyperpigmentation and Dyspigmentation Treatment

At Illustra Dermatology, we want all of our Bay Area patients with hyperpigmentation to love the way they look and feel. At our state-of-the-art facility, we treat patients of all ages who have a variety of skin conditions and can benefit from our medical and/or cosmetic dermatological procedures. Among the long list of services we offer to the Bay Area, board-certified dermatologist Dr. Adrianna Browne herself has extensive experience in skin pigmentation treatment.

Illustra Dermatology offers an array of hyperpigmentation treatments. Skin pigmentation treatment can help you regain healthy skin and your well-deserved confidence.  The skin of color patients–which include African, Indigenous, Middle Eastern, Latin American, or Asian descent–are more likely to develop melasma/hyperpigmentation and keloids. Dyspigmentation is an abnormality in the distribution of melanin, or pigmentation, in the skin.  Hyperpigmentation is the appearance of dark spots or patches on the skin caused by increased melanin production. Melanin is a natural pigmentation of the skin, hair, and iris of the eye, but when melanin production accelerates, it can leave unsightly dark blemishes on the skin. Melanin production can be stimulated by a variety of factors, such as inflammation, acne, eczema, medications, sun damage, and hormone fluctuations. 

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Hyperpigmentation, or dark spots, is one of the most common skin conditions we see in our office, so if you’re experiencing this condition, you’re not alone. There are a variety of treatment options available including creams, facial acids like alpha hydroxy acid, retinoid treatments, chemical peels, laser treatment, and light therapy. On the other side of the spectrum is hypopigmentation. Hypopigmentation is the result of too little pigmentation in the skin, and this condition is also common and treatable. This may occur in spots or all over the surface of the skin. Options to treat hypopigmentation include light therapy, topical creams, and oral medications.

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Why Choose Us for Treatment?

Spots and discolored skin can have a devastating effect on our self-confidence, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Signs of dyspigmentation, whether in the form of dark spots or lighter skin, can be treated with the help and guidance of our board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Adrianna Browne. Representing the 3% of U.S. Black dermatologists, Dr. Adrianna Browne proudly goes above and beyond to understand the unique challenges and needs faced by those who develop hyperpigmentation and dyspigmentation. She ensures the needs of patients with hyperpigmentation are met by developing a personalized, professional treatment to suit their skin type, their objectives, and their lifestyle. Dr. Browne’s ability to thoughtfully and effectively meet the demands of her ethnically diverse patients is what consistently sets her apart in the field. Book your appointment with the Bay Area’s Illustra Dermatology now to see how Dr. Browne can help you on your journey to looking and feeling your very best!