Section : Conference Notes

What’s New in the Treatment of Melasma (Chloasma, Pregnancy Mask) ? Pycnogenol (For Professionals)

  • Oral therapy with Pycnogenol
  • Derived from the French Maritime Pine (pinuspinaster)
  • Trial done for 30 days in 30 women
  • Tabs at a dosage of 25mg to take 3 times a day (daily dose = 75mg)
  • Results show an improvement however no randomized control trials (RCT) have been done yet.


Dr Christophe HSU – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland

Source of information: Alrawashdeh B. Melasma Update. Dubai World Dermatology & Laser Conference & Exhibition – Dubai Derma 13 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

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