HyperpigmentationHyperpigmentation is a skin condition that changes the skin color and causes any type of discoloration. Skin pigment is called melanin and is made by the melanocyte (type of pigment cell) in different layers of the skin. Changes in normal pigment patterns can cause skin discoloration. Changes in skin color can also occur due to environmental and health factors, including: hormones, inflammation, injury, acne, eczema, medications, and UV radiation (ultraviolet exposure).
What types of pigmentation are there?
Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH)
A type of pigmentation response to increased or uneven amounts of pigmentation caused by an inflammatory disease or injury to the skin (such as acne).
Sun damage / UV damage
Sun damage to the skin is damage to the skin caused by exposure to the sun. This can lead to skin discolorations, wrinkles, sun damage and even skin cancer. The sun produces ultraviolet (UV) radiation, which can damage the skin and have serious health consequences.
Symmetrical hyperpigmentation spots on the forehead, upper cheekbones and lower cheek area below the ears. Often caused by pregnancy, contraceptives, genetics, UV radiation (ultraviolet exposure), and other medications.
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