Section : Conference Notes

Melasma (Chloasma, Pregnancy Mask), Blood vessels and the utility of vascular lasers

  • Melasma lesions show an increase in blood vessels (Chloasma, Pregnancy Mask) lesions when compared with perilesional skin (Kang HY 2010)
  • Decrease in Melasma pigmentation with topical cream (triple combination cream with hydroquinone, a topical steroid and tretinoin) combined with PDL (Pulse-dye laser) (lien).


Dr Christophe HSU – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland

Source of Information: SY 20. Hyperpigmentation. Katsambas A. Melasma Pathogenesis and Treatment. What’s New ? 2012 (06) – 9th Spring Symposium of the EADV (European Academy of Dermatology and Venerology) – Verona, Italiy (Italia)

Category : Blood vessels and the utility of vascular lasers - Modifie le 06.10.2012Category : masque de grossesse - Modifie le 06.10.2012Category : Melasma (Chloasma - Modifie le 06.10.2012Category : pregnancy mask - Modifie le 06.10.2012Category : Vaisseaux sanguins et l'utilité du laser vasculaire - Modifie le 06.10.2012