Title

Energy-based device treatment of melasma: An update and review of the literature

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2-2017

Originally Published In

Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy

Volume Number

19

Issue Number

1

Page Numbers

2-12

Abstract

Melasma is an acquired pigmentary disorder commonly seen in sun-exposed areas. Predominantly affecting women of childbearing age, melasma can be difficult to treat for many patients. A variety of options currently exist; however, definitive treatment remains elusive. This article provides a review of the current literature and examines in detail the various energy-based devices used to treat melasma.

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