chloasma


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Synonyms for chloasma

a tan discoloration of a woman's face that is associated with pregnancy or with the use of oral contraceptives

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Prevents skin damage from Chloasma, freckles, and wrinkles stimulated by UVt Max.
COVER-UP: Typical chloasma, skin pigmentation of the face
Using its Penetrating Therapeutics(TM) technologies, Obagi Medical's products are designed to improve penetration of agents across the skin barrier for common and visible skin conditions in adult skin including chloasma, melasma, senile lentigines, acne vulgaris and sun damage.
The following are normal conditions during pregnancy Acne Bluish or blotchy legs Chloasma or pregnancy mask (hyperpigmentation of the skin) Glowing skin Itchiness Linea Nigra (a dark line on the belly) Nails and hair may grow faster than usual or become brittle or softer
About 70 percent develop melasma or chloasma, dark spots on their face and arms known as the "mask of pregnancy.
YOU are describing Chloasma, also known as the 'mask of pregnancy'.
You may also notice some brownish splotches on your face (usually cheeks, forehead, upper lip and occasionally the chin) called chloasma.
Using its Penetrating Therapeutics[TM] technologies, Obagi Medical's products are designed to improve penetration of agents across the skin barrier for common and visible skin conditions in adult skin including chloasma, melasma, senile letigines, acne vulgaris and sun damage.
It could be: 6 Chloasma, patches of increased pigmentation due to the high levels of MSH (melanocyte-stimulating hormone) which occur in pregnancy and lead to increased skin pigmentation.
Dianne has a condition called Chloasma, sometimes also known as melasma.
Q I've developed quite big brown patches on my cheeks and upper lip which have been diagnosed as melasma or chloasma.