Pigmentation disorders

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Pigmentation, or color of our skin depends on the level of coloring pigment — melanin. With increased or decreased production of this substance there are various pigmentation disorders.

The excess melanin is most often seen in the form of freckles, moles (nevi), chloasma (symmetrical brown spots, which are located predominantly on the face). The lack of melanin underlies albinism, and may also cause vitiligo — White, sharply defined spots on the skin.

Freckles — a problem, usually young girls — blondes and redheads. Despite the fact that the female form freckles give a unique charm and charm, many of the fair half of mankind dream to get rid of them. For this purpose, it is recommended to use special creams and masks made from natural products. Find the best way to deal with freckles by visiting the office cosmetologist.

By birthmarks (nevi) should be taken seriously — because these tiny specks in certain conditions can develop into malignant tumors — melanoma. When any external changes moles seem better oncologist. The doctor will be able to estimate the probability of malignant transformation of moles and, if necessary, to make its removal.

With the onset of summer, most of us start to dream about even and beautiful tan. Exposure to sunlight, specifically ultraviolet radiation, increases the production of melanin, thus skin gets a nice golden or chocolate shade. Meanwhile, excess UV rays accelerates the aging process of the skin and can be dangerous. The adverse effects of the sun can be minimized by adhering to the rules of sunbathing and tanning topless rules.

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