Dr. Ruth Yeilding, MD

Skin Discoloration? No More!

Perfect skin I something that a lot f us yearn for. Sadly, sometimes that isn’t always the case. There will be times that you’ll find yourself trying every skincare product out there just so that you can feel content with the skin you’re in. Sometimes, your confidence can decrease by skin problems that go beyond acne. This is usually patchy discoloration or hyperpigmentation on the skin.


Skin conditions like Hyperpigmentation, it’s usually harmless but can play a huge part in how our skin looks and how we feel about it. This is when patches of skin will become darker in color then your normal skin color. It’s usually when excess melanin forms in the skin. It’s also known to affect any race so it’s important to learn more about it and what you could do.


One of the biggest causes of Hyperpigmentation is age. Since it’s something that none of us can run from, sometimes there isn’t much that can be done about it. Another cause of it can be outside causes. If you get too much sun exposure or if you don’t take care of your skin properly, this can add to how your skin will look in the future. The melanin that our skin has absorbs the suns energy, causing the different patches of skin to darken. Make sure to wear sunscreen whenever you want to step out I the sun. This can minimize the appearance of dark patches.


Another form of skin discoloration is Melasma. This one differs a bit from hyperpigmentation but people still get confused. Melasma is usually larger spots of darkened skin according to AOCD. It usually appears as a symptom of hormonal changes.


So now you have dark patches on your skin. What can you do about it? With sunscreen being one of the best ways to decrease the amount of sun that your skin gets, the best thing that you could do is go for skin crèmes. To be able to find the right one it’s best to go to your dermatologist or someone that specialized specifically in skin.


This way you’ll be able to get professional help on your skin type from someone that has background knowledge. With that being said, we want to bring you to YMD! We specialize in facial surgery so that you can make sure your confidence never falters. As a part of one of our services we also offer Skinmedica skincare! This is great for those that want to be able to take care of their skin in the comfort of their own home.


As a part of one of the products, we have the Lytera 2.0 Pigment correcting Serum. It is an advanced correcting serum that’s made to address the appearance of stubborn skin discoloration. It’s appropriate for all skin types and could be the secret to help your hyperpigmentation!


To learn more all you have to do is visit our website or give us a call. We’ll set up a FREE consultation for you today!


Works Cited

AOCD. Hyperpigmentation. <www.aocd.org/page/hyperpigmentation>.



Dr. Yeilding is looking forward to meeting you!