Disorders of Hyperpigmentation. Part II. Review of management and treatment options for hyperpigmentation
Ko D, Wang RF, Ozog D, Lim HW, and Mohammad TF. Disorders of Hyperpigmentation. Part II. Review of management and treatment options for hyperpigmentation. J Am Acad Dermatol 2022.
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Key challenges in the management of pigmentary disorders such as melasma and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH) are their resistance to treatment, tendency to recur after treatment, and the risk of exacerbating hyperpigmentation with many treatment modalities. The second article in this two-part continuing medical education series on pigmentary disorders focuses on the evidence behind medical and procedural treatments of dyschromias, including photoprotection, topical lightening agents, oral agents, chemical peels, and laser therapy.
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