Uneven Skin Tone

Introduction to Uneven Skin Tone

The skin of our face is not monotone. There is a subtle variation between dark and light regions which gives the face character and interest. But the difference between darkest-dark and the lightest-light is not much. It is ever so slight with smooth merging of the two without any sharp demarcations. 

Due to aging and hyperpigmentation that typically appears on the upper cheeks, upper lip, forehead, and chin there appears a sharp borders and the skin tones begin to look uneven. 

Book a consultation and discuss your treatment options to correct uneven skin tones and make your face glow again.  

Factors causing Uneve Skin Tone

Sun Exposure (U.V. light) : Foremost reason for skin color changes is exposure to sunlight. It is very good idea to protect oneself from direct as well as indirect sunlight by using sunscreen and protective measures.

Hormones :  Female hormones (estrogen and progesterone) sensitivity exacerbate and maintain hyperpigmented states. This is exactly what makes it difficult to treat because not much can be done for the hormonal influence.  

Pregnancy : It is a state of exaggerated hormonal levels which result in more than usual pigmentation. usually it resolves on its own but you may require treatment afterwards.

External Hormonal Therapy : Many conditions require treatment with external hormonal therapy. You may or may not be able to stop these and will have to consult your physician for the same. 

Genetic Makeup : Tendencies for pigmentation changes and hyperpigmentation may run in families and a prior knowledge of susceptibility can help you employ preventive measures before hand.

Sun protection is the main stay treatment for pigmentation changes. Once the pigmentation has settled in, Chemical Peel, Lasers and Light Therapy are used to remove pigmentation and correct the Uneven Skin tone.

Treatments Available for Uneven Skin Tone

Medical Treatment

The main stay treatment for Uneven Skin Tone is sun protection. There are many other secondary treatments but they only work as long as a strict protocol for sun protection is followed. 

Proper use of Sunscreen and techniques to limit sunlight exposure by avoiding direct sunlight using umbrellas etc. is the most important step. Improving skin condition and repairing damage skin by use of medical treatment is also essential.

Visit our clinic and discuss your condition in detail. Let us analyze your face provide you with the best treatment plan. 

Lasers and Light Therapy

Lasers are highly concentrated beams of light which carry light energy to the target tissue. 

The mechanism of Lasers is easy to understand. Just like a piece paper absorbs sunlight and heats up according to its color, various pigments present in the skin absorb laser light selectively. ...

Chemical Peel

A Chemical Peel treatment is a process to improve the appearance of skin of face, neck and hands by applying a chemical solution to remove the outer damaged skin revealing a new skin layer with improved tone, texture, and color. A chemical peel enhances and smooths the texture of the skin. It is an effective treatment for facial blemishes, wrinkles, and uneven skin pigmentation. ...