How do I know if this treatment is for me?
Suitability of the use of dermamelan® for you can be discussed with your chosen medical specialist during your consultation.
Is it a completely painless treatment?
It is a process in which the skin is completely renewed gradually and on a controlled basis. During the initial phase and after treatment at the clinic, the skin appears reddened and you can feel warmth, but these are mild, expected reactions that will disappear after 24-48 hours. During the home phase, it is normal to experience a slight flaking and sometimes some sensitivity can be felt. These effects disappear with the application of the home products recommended by your specialist.
Is it a treatment compatible with my daily activities?
dermamelan® is a non-invasive topical treatment and does not prevent you following a normal life. It is however vitally important that the daily homecare regime is maintained and sun exposure Will need to be avoided as far as possible.
Will spots disappear completely and forever?
Spots will be very significantly reduced following the treatment however where there has been a spot there will always be a trend for reappearance. It is essential to follow your homecare routine and to constantly use specific photoprotection that prevents repigmentation. Your skin specialist will be able to advise you on the best products for you.
What is the best time of year to perform the treatment?
To obtain the best possible result, the best time is after the summer season, to avoid direct, intense sun radiation during the treatment. In some areas where radiation is unavoidable, it is recommended to avoid direct exposure, the use of a hat and adequate specific photoprotection.
What are the advantages vs other depigmentation treatments?
Other treatments such as laser or peel have a corrective action on the spots, by removing the pigment accumulated in the skin, but their reappearance cannot be avoided. dermamelan® has a dual corrective, but also regulating action to treat the origin of the problem and maintain pigment overproduction under control to prevent recurrence.