JoAnn Francis Medical Esthetics is the destination for Melasma Treatments in West Palm Beach FL. Video conference is available for the convenience of those who live outside of West Palm Beach FL

The best Med Spa for darker skin tones

Melasma Treatments West Palm Beach FL Before and after photo

What is Melasma?

There are Melasma Treatments available at JoAnn Francis Medical Esthetics, but what is Melasma? Melasma is a condition in which brown patches appear mostly on the face or in areas on the body that are exposed to the sun. This is different than Sun Damage or Sun Spots. Typically, at JoAnn Francis Medical Esthetics, we find this more common in females and those who have a darker Fitzpatrick than males and those with lighter skin tones, however it occurs in all races.

What triggers Melasma?

Some of the triggers to melasma is hormonal changes and can appear after pregnancy or even when taking birth control pills. UV light or Sunlight, heat, Chronic inflammation and overactive sebaceous glands in the skin triggered by inflammation can. Melasma is chronic, however, it can be controlled with the correct Melasma Treatment protocol. There a many triggers to Melasma such as UV light or Sunlight, heat, Chronic inflammation triggered by overactive sebaceous glands in the skin. Hormones can trigger Melasma as well.

Is Melasma curable?

Even though there is no known cure for Melasma, it is highly manageable with the science of skin health with ZO skin health protocols by Dr. Zein Obagi and the knowledge of JoAnn Francis Medical Esthetics years of studying Melasma protocols. For years, JoAnn Francis has prescribed Melasma Treatments to many of our patients who fly in from the Bahamas.

Here at JoAnn Francis Medical Esthetics, we are the #1 destination for the knowledge of the science and protocols of Melasma Treatments. Understanding skin and its functions coupled with products that actually work are what give us the upper hand in controlling this chronic skin disorder. Most approaches don’t work because the treatment only works at the surface of the skin such as peels or laser. This approach is temporary is because it stimulates and creates overactive melanocytes. Since the melanocyte’s job is to protect the skin, it gets excited at the sign trauma which peels or lasers create.

Where do I Start?

The first step is a free consultation with JoAnn Francis so she can determine the issue. Under the guidance of Dr. Zein Obagi, JoAnn will prescribe a well-thought-out customized protocol to start reversing and calming the darker spots. We simply do this by calming your melanocytes which are overactive, and then go to work on “cleaning up the mess”!

What if I can’t come in for a consultation?

JoAnn Francis Medical Esthetics receive calls every day with patients suffering from this chronic condition and every day we start them on their journey back to total skin health. Call to learn more or schedule your consultation. Remember, JoAnn Francis Medical Esthetics has many patients that live outside of Florida that enjoy the convenience of free video consultations. If you cant get our office then feel comfortable scheduling a phone or video consults. call us at 561-616-1001

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