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Brighten Your Skin with Idan Med Spa's Pigmentation Services & Products

Our state of the art spa offers a wide variety of facial services and skin care products to improve the look and feel of your complexion. Specializing in pigmentation treatments, you can trust us to help you achieve the smooth, even skin tone you have always dreamed of.

Before and after pigmentation treatment facial Idan Med Spa San Francisco

What causes pigmentation?

Pigmentation is caused by an excess production of melanin in the skin, usually as a result of sun exposure, genetics, hormones, or skin inflammation.  Several factors can influence melanin production and cause pigmentation changes in the skin:

  1. Sun Exposure: Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is one of the most significant factors that stimulate melanin production. When the skin is exposed to sunlight, melanocytes produce more melanin to protect the skin from harmful UV rays. This is why the skin tans after sun exposure.

  2. Hormonal Changes: Hormonal fluctuations, such as those during pregnancy (melasma or "mask of pregnancy"), menopause, or while taking certain hormonal medications, can lead to increased melanin production and cause dark patches on the skin.

  3. Age: As we age, the distribution of melanin becomes less uniform, leading to the formation of age spots or "liver spots."

  4. Post-Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation (PIH): Inflammatory conditions like acne, eczema, or injuries to the skin can trigger an increase in melanin production, resulting in dark spots in the affected areas.

  5. Genetics: Skin color and propensity for certain types of pigmentation (e.g., freckles) can be inherited and vary among individuals and ethnicities.

  6. Medications: Some medications can cause changes in skin pigmentation as a side effect.

  7. Skin Disorders: Certain skin disorders, such as vitiligo (loss of melanocytes) or melasma (localized hyperpigmentation), can cause uneven pigmentation.

At our San Francisco med spa, we offer a variety of treatments to help reduce pigmentation and restore the skin’s natural radiance.

How do you get rid of pigmentation?

To get rid of pigmentation, you need to be consistent in getting regular facials and using skin care products that contain brightening ingredients like vitamin C, alpha arbutin, and bakuchiol. Additionally, be sure to wear sunscreen to protect your skin from further darkening. For best results, please consult with our experienced estheticians to determine the right treatment plan for you.

At our San Francisco med spa, we offer a variety of treatments to help reduce pigmentation. From chemical peels to Hydrafacial, we have the expertise to help you achieve the skin tone you desire.

How many sessions does it take to remove pigmentation?

At our med spa, the number of sessions required to reduce pigmentation will depend on the individual case and the severity of the pigmentation. Generally, most people require 4-6 monthly sessions to see improvement. The results are also depends on the type of facial, treatment and products you get and use. Our experienced estheticians will assess your pigmentation and advise you on the number of sessions and products needed for optimal results. We will then create a customized treatment plan to meet your individual needs.

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