Question about Melasma: i am 6 months pregnant and think i am getting q320

Article Medically reviewed by Dr. Gavin Chan (MBBS, cosmetic physician, liposuctionist)

Dr. Gavin Chan

Templestowe Lower and Berwick Clinics

Dr. Gavin Chan has a background in intensive care, anaesthesia, and emergency medicine. Since 2004, Dr. Chan has provided cosmetic procedures, including anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, liposuction, fat transfer, skin needling, and laser treatments. He is a doctor trainer for various dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections.
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Question:

I am 6 months pregnant and think I am getting a bit of Melsma (I have a light brown patch appearing on my forehead). I use Dermaquest cleanser, B and C serum and sunscreen daily as well as the ASAP exfoliating scrub. Is there anything else I should use while pregnant to slow/stop it? would a Cosmedix Blueberry smoothie peel help? I know they are pregnancy safe. thanks

Answer:

The best thing to do is to focus on using sunscreen and sun avoidance whilst you are pregnant, and once you have had your baby, you can come in to get some advice on other treatments such as laser treatments, or stronger (medical grade) topical lightening agents.

I don’t think a Cosmedix Blueberry smoothie will be enough to control your problem.

Dr. Gavin Chan
Dr. Gavin Chan

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