Energy-based device treatment of melasma: An update and review of the literature
Originally Published In
Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy
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.