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There are a variety of conditions that can cause noticeable, uneven, demarcated or diffuse skin discolouration. You may be born with the condition, inherit genes that lead to the discolouration surfacing later in life, or be exposed to environmental factors that cause the discolouration.

Gallery: Fraxel treatments keratosis and melasma

Disclaimer: Results may vary from person to person.

Pigmentation that tends towards brown is often caused by an overproduction of melanin, while discolouration that tends towards red may be from broken capillaries.

Gallery: IPL treatment solar lentigo and rosacea

Disclaimer: Results may vary from person to person.

Treatments offered at Durban Cosmetic Laser Centre cover a broad range of conditions such as birthmarks, port-wine stains, melasma (also known as the mask of pregnancy), rosacea, lentigines (such as liver spots), freckles, sun spots, dyschromia, keratosis and telangiectasia.

Either our IPL Intense Pulsed Light machine or Nd:YAG laser may used to target red (haemoglobin) and/or brown (melanin) discolouration. The condition will determine which choice of machine we will use. Peels, Fraxel non-invasive skin resurfacing and Dermaroller treatments may also be considered depending on the problem being tackled. Durban Cosmetic Laser Centre also sells a range of top sun care products and anti-aging skin creams to supplement the treatment.

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