Category Archives: Pigmentation

Melasma and Contraception

Melasma and Forms of Contraception

Perhaps you know that melasma can be triggered and/or aggravated by oral contraceptives. What you may not know is that newer forms of contraception, such as intrauterine devices (IUD), may be less melasma-triggering than combined oral contraceptives (OCPs). A report by Dr. Kroumpouzos and colleagues that was published in journal Acta Dermato-Venereologica indicates that IUDs …Read More


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Welcome to my blog! Within this regularly updated feature of my website, I will provide visitors with practice news and specials, as well as information regarding the most recent technological advances and new treatments in Dermatology. I believe that patient education and open communication with your doctor are the keys to achieving healthy, fully functional …Read More