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Pigments on cheeks, forehead, black spots, darkness. Used clear gel, kojic acid, melacare. Will facial help me?

Hi, i have used melacare 2 years for fairness after that i stopped it i found some pigments on my face especially on cheeks, forehead so i consulted doctor and i was taken 4 months course under doctor which contains creams like kojic acid ,clear gel...etc after that course few days my skin is good but after some time my skin again became with pigments,blockspots with more darkness so later i was shifted to some other location there i consulted one more doctor for same so he was given peeling course after that also my face became with too many problems like black spots,pigments,darkness all over my face so since i was stopped melacare 1 year back but still i have problem even consulting doctor also, please give me some suggestions to avoid these problems and i want know one thing that after stopping it long back also will it effect on face if we went through sun or facials?
Asked On : Thu, 15 Nov 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
The condition is called melasma
Facial will not help much
You need to use sunscreens on a regular basis
Sunscreen is the most important aspect of treatment
Avoid melacare orcreams with similar composition as they contain topical steroids which can harmthe skin if used for prolonged period without guidance.
Melasma isa chronic conditions and needs prolonged treatment
One of the recently adopted mode of therapy by dermatologist is peels and topical demelanising agents used cyclical.
Dr amit
Answered: Fri, 23 Nov 2012
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