Skin Pigmentation Treatment

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Written by: Shehzeen Ahmad | Medically Reviewed by Dr. Fazeela Abbasi MD

Skin pigmentation refers to a disorder that alters the skin color and creates a darker shade on its surface. The primary cause of skin pigmentation or hyperpigmentation is an excess of melanin due to several reasons. Sometimes, the natural aging process or prolonged exposure to the sun increases the amount of melanin in the skin, causing hyperpigmentation. Although this skin condition can affect any body part regardless of the skin type, it mainly affects the face. Fortunately, there are many techniques are available for treating hyperpigmentation. Before undergoing a Skin Pigmentation Treatment Dubai, consult an expert who can determine the best Pigmentation Treatment for you.

Causes of Pigmentation

A suitable Hyperpigmentation Treatment is selected depending on the underlying cause. There are different causes for pigmentation, including:

  • Genetics
  • Prolonged Sun Exposure
  • Hormonal Changes
  • Medications Side Effects

Aim of the Treatment

Skin Discoloration Treatment aims to:

  • Eliminate dark spots from the skin
  • Treat melasma
  • Remove sunspots
  • Reduce age spots
  • Treat freckles and blemishes

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Candidacy Criteria

The ideal candidate for Skin Pigmentation Treatment Dubai is anyone suffering from a pigmentation problem. People who have tried traditional methods to get rid of hyperpigmentation without success are also perfect for this treatment.

Some ideal candidates for a Pigmentation Treatment include people suffering from:

Pre-Procedure Instructions

A specialist provides the patients with a list of dos and don’ts during the initial consultation. He/she will also guide them about different available techniques and determine the best one. Some general pre-procedure instructions are as follows:

  • Abstain from extensive sun exposure.
  • Always apply sunscreen or use an umbrella if going out in the sun is essential.
  • Stop using any tanning products.
  • Avoid makeup and other skincare products for a few days before the treatment.

Treatment Techniques

Several techniques are available for Hyperpigmentation Treatment. The best available options are discussed below:

Topical Medications

Topical products are essential for pigmentation appearing on the topmost layer of the skin. Products like hydroquinone, retinoids, kojic acid, and azelaic acid are vital Skin Discoloration Treatments.

Oral Medications

Oral medications are an alternative treatment for pigmentation. However, they are only appropriate for specific types of pigmentation.

Chemical Peels

It is one of the most effective non-invasive treatment options for pigmentation. The procedure includes applying a concoction on the skin that peels off its upper layer uncovering a newer and clearer skin layer. Synthetic peels are available in various qualities based on the severity of the condition.

Laser Treatment

Laser treatment is a powerful remedy for reducing pigmentation on the skin. This treatment removes the pigmented blemishes on the skin and advances skin recovery and new collagen generation. Although different lasers are available, Pico Genesis and Fractional CO2 Lasers are generally utilized for treating pigmentation.

IPL Therapy

IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) is the latest type of light-based treatment. Besides treating several other conditions, it is an effective Hyperpigmentation Treatment. The light energy radiated by the IPL gadget is changed into heat energy that annihilates melanin.

Post-Procedure Instructions

An expert provides his/her patients with some post-procedure instructions to help them get the maximum results from a Pigmentation Treatment. Some general instructions are as follows:

  • Utilize ice packs to limit any post-procedural discomfort.
  • Avoid rubbing, cleaning, or scratching the treated area for a month after the procedure.
  • Protect your skin from the harmful UV rays of the sun.
  • Try not to pick at your skin; let scabs fall off naturally as you wash your face.

Recovery and Result

The recovery period depends on the technique selected for Skin Discoloration Treatment. For instance, chemical peeling does not require any downtime and the recovery period is relatively shorter. Generally, candidates can continue their everyday routine immediately after the treatment.

You will enjoy an inevitable change in your skin right after the treatment. However, the complete results may take multiple sessions depending on the severity of the condition. Generally, it takes 5-6 sessions to get the desired results.


Skin Pigmentation Treatment Dubai has several benefits, including:

  • Non-invasiveness
  • Result oriented
  • No downtime
  • Short recovery period
  • Less expensive treatment

Side Effects

Although candidates may encounter some side effects, they are usually temporary and subside within a day or so. These may include:

  • Redness
  • Tingling
  • Swelling
  • Dryness
  • Flaking
  • Scabbing
  • Discomfort
  • Mild Pain

Cost of the Treatment

The cost of Hyperpigmentation Treatment in Dubai is not fixed because it depends on several variable factors. Some of these factors are as follows:

  • Practitioner’s qualification and expertise
  • Clinic’s location and reputation
  • Treatment technique
  • Number of sessions
  • The severity of skin condition
  • Desired results

Only an expert can determine the exact cost of the treatment. So, if you want to know the price of this treatment in your case, consult an expert.

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  • Non-invasive
  • Result oriented
  • No downtime
  • Short recovery period
  • Less expensive treatment

Skin Pigmentation Treatment FAQ’s

How can I protect myself from skin pigmentation?

Individuals who want to protect themselves from skin pigmentation are advised to stay away from sun exposure.In the case of necessity, use sunscreen or sun shade.

Can the pigmentation spot be cancerous?

A pigmented spot that has no edges and is growing rapidly can be a cancerous spot. Moreover, it is recommended to see a doctor to better understand the behavior of dark spits on your skin.

What are the diseases related to pigmentation or hyperpigmentation?

Diseases that are highly associated with pigmentation and hyperpigmentation are following:
• Cushing’s ailment
• Celiac ailment
• Addison’s ailment
• Smoker’s melanosis

Is the treatment painful?

The procedure is non-invasive and pain-free. However, you may experience slight tingling during the procedure which can be covered up by administering a local anesthesia.

How many sessions will I need?

Depending on the severity of your condition, you may need to have 2-6 sessions to avail the maximum outputs.

How long will the results last?

If the care is taken after the procedure, the outcomes will stay there for a long-term.

Skin Pigmentation Treatment Consultation

If you are looking for a Skin Pigmentation Treatment in Dubai, book a consultation with Euromed Clinic today. You can schedule an appointment by filling the online form or giving us a call. Moreover, you can visit our clinic, and our staff representatives will guide you further.


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