Melasma 

Chloasma and Melasma are a type of pigmentation closely related to both hormonal changes and sun rays. These types of pigmentation often cover large patchy areas and will darken during the summer months or through exposure to sunlight. The areas that are most commonly affected are the cheeks, upper lip, bridge of the nose and forehead. 
 
• Chloasma is usually related to pregnancy and often referred to as the ‘mask of pregnancy’. It impacts the majority of pregnancies, affecting up to 50% to 70% of expectant mothers. It develops most commonly on the face but can occur on other body areas. Chloasma is due to the stimulation of female sex hormones during pregnancy, they release more melanin pigments causing dark patches on the skin and sun exposure can also trigger these to become darker and more prominent. 
 
• Melasma can usually be associated with a change in contraceptive pill, IUD or a hormone patch. It can also be associated with higher levels of Oestrogen at certain times during the menstrual cycle and the way the skin then reacts to sunlight. Only 10% of those affected are men. 
 
 

Treatments to treat Melasma: 

 
 

Skincare specialists 

All our skin clinicians are trained to a high standard and have a wealth of knowledge 

Free In-clinic consultation 

Get an individual view on your skin condition, with honest advice & NO hard selling. Book online or contact us via phone or email. 

Easy access clinic 

Just 2 minutes from M62 J30, with ample FREE parking, getting to our clinic couldn't be easier 

Aesthetic treatments 

From fillers and anti-wrinkle injections through to tattoo and hair removal procedures 

Virtual consultations 

Virtual consultations for new or existing clients allowing everyone to have access to professional skincare advice. 

Professional and Experienced 

Nurse prescriber led clinic established over 15 years. The team have decades of experience of working within the industry. 
Our site uses cookies. For more information, see our cookie policy. Accept cookies and close
Reject cookies Manage settings