A Cosmelan® peel differs from other skin lightening treatments or chemical peels in its ingredients, which are designed to treat the specific symptoms of Melasma.
Melasma is a pigment disorder of the cells resulting in dark patches on the face, often with distinct edges. Melasma can occur in both men and women, and can often be seen on the cheekbones, forehead, nose and upper lip but can develop in other areas of the face.There are a number of factors that can trigger Melasma including:
Hormones: External hormones such as birth control pills and Hormonal Replacement Therapy (HRT) or pregnancy can bring on Melasma. When Melasma occurs during pregnancy it is known as the “pregnancy mask”.
Thyroid disease: The incidence of Melasma also increases in patients with thyroid disease.
Sun Exposure: UV exposure is the leading cause of Melasma Hyperpigmentation and the patches tend appear darker in the summer months .Melasma has long been one of the toughest skin conditions to treat because discoloration lies so deep within the skin's layers and is hard for medications to target. Cosmelan peel is the world’s number one whitening treatment and can effectively reduce skin discolouration by up to 80%.
Cosmelan® treatments can improve the appearance of:
Includes first peel, follow up peel and 7 month supply of home care products