Melasma Treatments at Beer Dermatology in West Palm Beach, FL and Jupiter , FL

What Causes Melasma?

Melasma is a patchy discoloration of the skin caused when melanocytes, the color-forming cells in skin tissue, go into overdrive and produce too much color. Common triggers or factors associated with melasma include:
  • Hormones – Pregnant women often get melasma or chloasma (mask of pregnancy) as a result of increased estrogen, progesterone, and other melanocyte-stimulating hormones. Melasma can also be triggered by hormone replacement therapy or birth control pills.
  • Ultraviolet (UV) Light – Sun exposure can trigger the pigment producing cells in the skin, causing a recurrence of melasma even if it has been successfully treated. It is strongly suggested that those prone to melasma take extra care to protect their skin from the sun year-round.
  • Genetics – Certain people have a genetic predisposition for melasma, such as men or women with olive-toned skin.

Effective Melasma Treatments

While there is no current cure for melasma, there are a number of treatment options that can be used to effectively manage the appearance of melasma in a wide range of skin types and tones. These include:
  • Fractional laser treatments, which trigger cell reproduction in the skin to improve texture and remove pigmentation.
  • Topical products, which can speed up cell turnover and prevent excess melanin from forming.


Beer Dermatology - Google Review from Angie D.
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I’ve been a patient of Dr Beer for over 10 years. His entire staff are all wonderful, professional and caring. I highly recommend Dr Beer for all your Dermatology needs!!

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Beer Dermatology - Google Review from Christine I.
Rating : 5 5 Stars
Dr. Beer is, without a doubt, the most skilled dermatologist I have worked with to help combat the signs of aging. He is caring, understnding and his procedures are painless and sucessful ! It is a plesure to work with him and his exceptional staff.

Beer Dermatology - Google Review from David G.
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Dr. Beer and his staff are awesome! I chose him as my dermatologist because of his five star rating and he certainly lived up to my expectations. He and his staff made me very comfortable and answered all of my questions along with providing me the best of care. I am pleased to have such a knowledgeable and respected dermatologist.

Beer Dermatology - Google Review from Tina S.
Rating : 5 5 Stars
Can't say enough good things about Dr. Beer and his staff. Dr. Beer is amazing! A true perfectionist! Couldn't be happier! Maria as well as the rest of the staff are also amazing. Always courteous, professional and make every one feel very welcomed.


Beer Dermatology Can Help You Get Your Melasma Under Control

We are available to discuss the best therapies and treatment options for melasma. Dr. Beer and his team of skilled skin specialists will use the most comprehensive techniques to manage your hyperpigmentation and achieve more even-toned skin. Contact us online or call our offices today at (561) 600-4848 (West Palm Beach) or (561) 430-2767 (Jupiter).
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