Dermamelan is the world’s #1 depigmentation treatment. Dermamelan is a topical, medical lightening procedure, it can treat all types of pigmentation including the often difficult to treat hormonal pigmentation melasma. This treatment can be performed all year round and is suitable to all skin types including Asian, Indian and African.
What Are The Benefits Of Dermamelan?
Treatment of melasma / chloasma (hormonal pigmentation)
Treatment of brown spots i.e. sun post and age spots
Treatment of freckles
Treatment of Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation
Discoloration from acne
Suitable to ALL skin types
Also refines texture and improves luminosity.
**Results may vary from person to person**
Contraindications to Treatment
Pregnancy and breast feeding
Roaccutane in the last 12 months
Open wounds of any kind in the area to be treated
Active herpes simplex
Sunburn or unprotected sun exposure in the last 4 weeks
In most cases clients only need 1 treatment however there are some skin conditions that will need repeat sessions and/or maintenance.
What Does It Feel Like?
It feels like you are wearing a mask or a very heavy moisturiser on your skin. After you wash the mask off you may experience some tingling and heat sensation. Your skin will feel tight, swollen and appear red and then you will experience some flaking.
How Will My Skin Look After The Treatment?
Redness like a mild sunburn
Tight and shiny
Areas of darkened skin
Very dry, flaky and peeling skin
If I am interested, what now?
Your first step is an initial consultation with Dr Oates. You do not need a GPs referral for this consultation. Or you can have a complementary consultation with one of our Dermal Therapists or Registered Nurses.
You may wish to speak with one of our qualified Dermal Therapists or Registered Nurses prior to seeing Dr Oates. During this free consultation, a Dermal Therapist/Registered Nurse can discuss both surgical and non-surgical options to treat your cosmetic concern(s).