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Melasma often referred to as the "mask of pregnancy," melasma is a skin condition marked by brown patches on areas such as the face, neck and arms that most often affects dark-skinned people and women in particular. Many dermatologists have long believed that there may be a hormonal component to melasma, and a recently published study found that there were an increased number of estrogen receptors in areas where patients developed melasma.
Researchers identify genetic causes underlying higher rate of melanoma in men

Researchers identify genetic causes underlying higher rate of melanoma in men

New combination laser therapy effective in treating melasma

New combination laser therapy effective in treating melasma

Top winter skin care tips

Top winter skin care tips

Tips for pregnant women during summer

Tips for pregnant women during summer

Dermatologist discusses treatment for acne and melasma

Dermatologist discusses treatment for acne and melasma

People with skin of color more prone to dermatologic problems than those with lighter skin tones

People with skin of color more prone to dermatologic problems than those with lighter skin tones

FDA approves first laser treatment for stretch marks

FDA approves first laser treatment for stretch marks

Mitchell Group's clinically proven cosmetic products focus customer's safety above anything else

Mitchell Group's clinically proven cosmetic products focus customer's safety above anything else

Grossman Burn Foundation receives Fraxel re:store laser system from Solta Medical

Grossman Burn Foundation receives Fraxel re:store laser system from Solta Medical

ZO Skin Health files complaint against Obagi Medical Products

ZO Skin Health files complaint against Obagi Medical Products

Premier Plastic Surgery redesigns its website to provide more information of cosmetic surgery

Premier Plastic Surgery redesigns its website to provide more information of cosmetic surgery

Solta Medical launches new Thermage CPT and Fraxel re:store Dual systems

Solta Medical launches new Thermage CPT and Fraxel re:store Dual systems

New Fraxel re:store Dual system with Thulium laser launched by Solta Medical

New Fraxel re:store Dual system with Thulium laser launched by Solta Medical

Discovery on manipulating skin tone and color

Discovery on manipulating skin tone and color

New options in treating pigmentation disorders

New options in treating pigmentation disorders

Using makeup to cover a severe facial blemish may not improve the quality of a woman's life

Using makeup to cover a severe facial blemish may not improve the quality of a woman's life

Fractional rejuvenation, the latest in non-ablative (non-invasive) laser skin rejuvenation

Fractional rejuvenation, the latest in non-ablative (non-invasive) laser skin rejuvenation