What is Dermamelan Depigmentation?
Dermamelan is a depigmentation agent that is used to treat skin conditions such as melasma, chloasma, lentigo and post-inflammatory hyper pigmentation. Dermamelan Depigmentation is a non-surgical cosmetic treatment to reduce the skin blemishes caused by melasma and provide the skin a rejuvenated and brighter look.
How does Dermamelan work?
Dermamelan helps in reducing the pigmentation by influencing the production of melanin. The basic ingredients of Dermamelan are Ascorbic Acid, Phytic Acid, Kojic Acid, Retinyl Palmitate, Titanium dioxide and Arbutine. These ingredients inhibit tryosinase (the enzyme that is produces melanin) and block the production of melanin.
What is the Dermamelan Depigmentation treatment procedure?
In most cases just one treatment with home maintenance care is enough to provide excellent results. In case of deep pigmentation, you may need to undergo another treatment at an interval of three to four weeks.
A gentle vibraderm will be performed to the affected area to reduce the excessive dead skin debris on the skin surface. The Skinnotion Dermamelan technician will then apply a thick layer of Dermamelan face pack to the face. The face mask will remain on your face for the entire day. The duration for which the face mask needs to be retained on the face will depend upon the skin type. For lighter skins the mask has to be kept for eight hours while for medium and darker skins it has to be kept for ten and twelve hours respectively. The Dermamelan mask can then be washed off with the prescribed homecare products at home. From the next day, you will have to apply the Dermamelan cream at home.
At the second treatment, the Dermamelan technician will advise you on the duration for which the face mask has to be retained depending upon the results of the first treatment and the result that you will like to achieve.
The next important step in the Dermamelan treatment is the home maintenance cream. For the best results the cream needs to be applied using the 3-2-1 rule. The cream should be applied thrice daily for the first month, twice daily for the next two months and once daily for about a year depending upon your skin condition.
Benefits of Dermamelan Depigmentation
Dark blemishes on the face and hands are a major aesthetic problems being faced by modern men and women. These blemishes are caused by over exposure to sun, excessive pigmentation and the imperfections due to melanin. Dermamelan depigmentation helps to remove these skin blemishes and bring back the smoothness in the skin.
Who should have Dermamelan treatment?
Dermamelan treatment is apt for those people who are suffering from skin conditions such as melasma, chloasma, lentigo and post-inflammatory hyper pigmentation. Dermamelan is safe for all skin types and can be used throughout the year. The treatment is also beneficial for acne patients.
Who should not have Dermamelan treatment?
During your consultation you should inform your doctor if you have received any previous treatment, especially with Glycolic Acid. It is essential to remove any treatment a week prior to your Dermamelan treatment.
Dermamelan treatment should not be taken during pregnancy or if you are suffering from severe cystic acne.
How soon will the results show?
You will see a marked improvement of the skin within a week of your Dermamelan Depigmentation treatment. During the first two weeks the blemishes will decrease allowing the skin to have a rejuvenated and brighter look.
Dermamelan Depigmentation treatment price
The entire Dermamelan Depigmentation treatment including the home care maintenance cream costs about $ 1,500.
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You should inform your doctor about any treatment that you have undergone as it is essential to remove the treatment, especially glycolic acid a week prior to the treatment. On the day of your treatment you should not apply any make-up. It is advisable that the treatment should be carried out in the morning as you will need to keep the face mask for eight to twelve hours.
You should not expose your face to direct heat while the pack is on. After the Dermamelan depigmentation face mask has been removed you should apply the Dermamelan home care maintenance cream as prescribed by your doctor. It is essential that you should not discontinue the treatment. You should avoid over exposure to sun as much as possible. You should apply sunscreen daily after your dermamelan treatment. You should not use any skincare product during the dermamelan treatment period without the approval of your doctor.
FAQsWhat is the risk involved?
Dermamelan depigmentation is very safe except for minor side effects.
The most common side effect that you may experience is peeling or flaking of the skin for about a week after the dermamelan treatment. Other side effects include skin tightening for about two to three days and redness of face for about a week.
No, there is no age limit for the dermamelan treatment. Any person above the age of eighteen can undergo the treatment.
No, dermamelan depigmentation is a painless treatment.
It will take about an hour to apply the face mask. You will have to retain the face mask for eight to twelve hours depending upon your skin type.
Dermamelan depigmentation is extremely safe and any complications are rare.
Occurrence of skin irregularities after dermamelan depigmentation is extremely rare.
No, there will be no bruising or swelling after your dermamelan treatment.
No, bandages are not applied after your dermamelan depigmentation treatment.
It is advisable to take a week off from work after your dermamelan depigmentation treatment as you may experience peeling or flaking of skin.
You should avoid exercising on the day of your dermamelan treatment.
You should avoid over exposure to sun after your dermamelan depigmentation treatment as it may trigger the formation of melanin. You should use sun protection cream if you have to go out in the sun.
No, you can have your normal diet after the treatment.
Yes, the results of dermamelan depigmentation are permanent. It is essential that you should take the entire treatment and not discontinue the treatment.
The chances of scarring following Dermamelan depigmentation are very slim.
No, you will not be able to drive back home after the treatment as you need to retain the face mask for eight to twelve hours. It is advisable to make arrangements to take you back home as it is recommended that you should avoid using public transport.
Yes, you will need to come for regular follow ups to allow the doctor to monitor your progress.
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