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Black patch near eye and cheek. Treatment?

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What is the solution of 1-2 inches black patched near eye (behind/side of eyes) and around cheek? The patch is continuous behind eye and till cheek middle in both side of face.
Posted Wed, 11 Apr 2012 in Skin Hair and Nails
Answered by Dr. P V S Prasad 4 hours later

Thank you for posting your query.

The possibilities are

1. Riels melanosis or cosmetic melanosisrom.
2. Melasma.
3. Peri orbital darkening.

The solution
1. Use sun screens in the day time.
2. Use bleaching agent like 2% hydroquinone cream at night.
3. If there is no improvement in two months go for chemical peeling from a dermatologist.

Hope I have answered your query. Please accept my answer if you have no further queries.

Wishing you good health.

Dr. Prasad P.V.S
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