Melasma | Vancouver Medi Spa
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Melasma, sometimes called the “pregnancy mask,” is a common skin condition that causes brown patches to form on the face, usually on the cheeks, forehead, and around the mouth. It can affect people of all skin tones, but is more frequent in those with darker complexions.

What Causes Melasma?

The exact cause of Melasma is unknown, but certain factors can trigger it or make it worse, including:

Hormonal Changes: Pregnancy, birth control pills, and hormone replacement therapy can influence Melasma.

Sun Exposure: Ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun are a major trigger for Melasma.

Other Factors: Heat, certain medications, and harsh skincare products may also play a role.

Symptoms of Melasma:

Brown or gray patches on the face, often symmetrical on both cheeks

The patches may have a defined or blurry border

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