Melasma

Facial pigmentation impacts quality of life regardless of clinical severity
August 07, 2020

In a study of more than 200 men and women, clinicians scored patients’ pigmentation taking into account how much of the face was impacted and compared scores to patients’ responses to the Skindex-16 questionnaire.

Herbal cream as effective as hydroquinone for melasma
August 06, 2020

Researchers examined a group of adult women diagnosed with melasma who applied a traditional medicinal product on one side of their face and 4% hydroquinone on the other side.

Dermoscopy serves dual role in melasma management
July 01, 2020

In patients with melasma, an in vivo imaging technique can effectively diagnose the condition as well as measure response to laser treatment, a recent study indicates.