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Pigmentation Treatment

Day Treatment

Average Length of Stay in Istanbul

Depends on treatment

Average Session Required

Day Treatment

Length of Stay in Hospital

1-2 hours

Operation Duration

No Anaesthesia


Day Treatment

Recovery Time

Pigmentation Treatment

What is Pigmentation?

Pigmentation refers to changes in skin color caused by the abnormal accumulation of melanin, the pigment responsible for skin color. Pigmentation issues can arise due to various reasons such as sun exposure, hormonal changes, aging, genetic factors, or skin damage.

Preliminary Assessment and Diagnosis

Before undergoing pigmentation treatment, a preliminary assessment is conducted by a dermatologist. The type, severity, and underlying causes of pigmentation on the skin are evaluated. If necessary, a skin biopsy or other tests may be performed.

Treatment Options and Planning

There are several treatment options available for pigmentation, including topical creams, chemical peels, laser treatments, and microneedling. The treatment plan is customized based on the patient's skin type, type of pigmentation, and severity.

Application and Treatment Process

Depending on the selected treatment method, pigmentation treatment is usually completed over several sessions. Procedures like laser treatments and chemical peels are typically office-based and offer quick recovery periods.

Results and Recovery Process

The results of pigmentation treatment usually start to appear after completing the treatment process. However, complete healing and optimal results may take several weeks or months. The effectiveness of the treatment may vary depending on the size of the treated skin area, type of pigmentation, and the patient's skin response.

Care and Preventive Measures

After pigmentation treatment, it's important for patients to use sunscreen to protect their skin from sun damage. Additionally, maintaining a skincare routine and regularly using recommended products are important for sustaining the results of the treatment.

Side Effects and Complications

Pigmentation treatment is generally safe, but there may be some side effects and complications. These may include redness, swelling, temporary hyperpigmentation or hypopigmentation, infection, or scarring.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How Long Does Pigmentation Treatment Take?

The duration of treatment varies depending on the method used, severity of pigmentation, and the patient's skin response.

Is Pigmentation Treatment Permanent?

The longevity of the treatment depends on the method used and the risk of skin re-pigmentation.

Reasons to Consider Pigmentation Treatment

Pigmentation treatment is an effective option for individuals looking to correct skin color changes and achieve a more even skin tone. However, it's important to consult with a dermatologist before treatment to create an appropriate treatment plan.

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