Melasma
Austin

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About Melasma

The appearance of freckle-like spots or brown patches on the skin can lead to considerable self-consciousness and social anxiety. If you’re dissatisfied with the appearance of pigmented spots on your skin, we have unique cosmetic treatments for melasma in Austin that improve your complexion. Our cosmetic providers carefully examine your facial skin, discuss your goals, and recommend the ideal chemical peels to reduce the pigmented spots and regulate melanin production, making your skin look even-textured and smooth.

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What is Melasma?

Melasma is a common skin disorder marked by the presence of brown, blue-gray, or freckle-like spots on the skin. Melasma occurs because of the overproduction of the melanin cells that add color to your skin. When the pigment-producing cells go on overdrive, often because of pregnancy or hormonal changes, you develop melasma and other pigmentation problems. Melasma usually appears on the chin, nose, cheeks, forehead, and other facial regions. We offer personalized chemical peels to restore an even skin tone.

Chemical Peels

Chemical peels are unique skin rejuvenation treatments that involve applying a chemical mask to the skin. The chemicals react with the dead skin cells to gently exfoliate the uppermost layers of the skin, i.e., the layers with the pigmented melasma spots. Exfoliating the skin also triggers your body’s innate healing processes, leading to an increased cell turnover. Your body produces a higher volume of skin cells to improve skin tone, make your complexion bright and radiant, and reduce your hyperpigmentation in Austin.

Each chemical peel is unique. Our cosmetic providers select the ideal chemical formulations to regulate the activities of your pigment-producing cells, minimizing the risk of melanin accumulation in the skin. In addition to reducing your existing pigmented spots, our chemical peels can help you prevent melasma in the future. However, you should also avoid direct sunlight and wear sunscreen to reduce the risk of future melasma problems. Chemical peels are the most effective means of helping you achieve smooth, even-textured skin.

Customized Skincare Regimen

Chemical peels can improve skin tone and texture, but you must maintain the results with a personalized skincare region. Your skin type is unique, so you need unique skincare products that work with your skin conditions. Using a random assortment of products can worsen your condition or lead to acne breakouts, dryness, and other conditions. Our cosmetic providers carefully examine your facial skin and recommend medical-grade skincare products that regulate melanin production and protect your skin from harmful UV rays, helping you avoid melasma and pigmentation problems.

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Schedule an Appointment

MAEVA Aesthetics is a boutique medical spa and wellness center specializing in cutting-edge cosmetic treatments. Our medical providers carefully examine your facial skin, discuss your goals, and curate personalized treatment plans. We believe in helping you chart a long-term and sustainable path towards optimal aesthetic health, so you can achieve and maintain smooth, even-textured, and youthful skin for life. Please schedule an appointment to explore your treatment options for melasma in Austin.