Overproduction of Pigment
Skin color is determined by a pigment (melanin) made by specialized cells in the skin (melanocytes). The amount and type of melanin determines a person's skin color. Levels of melanin depend on race and amount of sunlight exposure. Sun exposure increases melanin production to protect the skin against harmful UV (ultraviolet) rays. In addition, hormonal changes can affect melanin production.
There are many different types of hyperpigmentation and determining if treatment is required depends on the type and cause.
Hyperpigmentation can be caused by:
- Age spots
- Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PHI)
- Melasma (pregnancy mask)
- Stretch marks
- Sun spots
Everyone’s skin is different. Everyone’s needs are different.
Halo™ combines deep dermal rejuvenation with epidermal renewal for beautiful results without the downtime of more aggressive treatments. Halo eliminates years of damage and restores the luminous glow by precisely targeting the right depth.
Halo allows your clinician to customize your treatment to fit your lifestyle. Need to be back at work tomorrow? A light treatment creates smooth, vibrant skin that’s ready for makeup the next day. Want to WOW them? A more intense treatment will give your skin that youthful glow with just a few days of downtime.
Request a consultation today to find out if your hyperpigmentation requires treatment or further analysis.