Treatment of Melasma with Topical Agents, Peels and Lasers: An Evidence-Based Review

@article{Rivas2013TreatmentOM,
  title={Treatment of Melasma with Topical Agents, Peels and Lasers: An Evidence-Based Review},
  author={Shelly Rivas and Amit G. Pandya},
  journal={American Journal of Clinical Dermatology},
  year={2013},
  volume={14},
  pages={359-376}
}
BackgroundMelasma is an acquired disorder of hyperpigmentation occurring on the face and predominantly affecting women of childbearing age. It is a chronic, often relapsing condition with a negative impact on quality of life. Current treatments for melasma are unsatisfactory.ObjectiveThe aim of this article was to conduct an evidence-based review of interventions available for the treatment of melasma.MethodsA systematic literature search was performed using PubMed and the keywords ‘melasma’ or… Expand
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