Morsani College of Medicine

Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery

Archive for the Melasma Category

Hello From USF Health Cosmetic and Laser Center
May 23, 2014

Hello From USF Health Cosmetic and Laser Center Click the video link below and learn about what the USF HEalth Cosmetic and Laser Center had to offer. Click Video Link USF Health Cosmetic and Laser Center Services

The Mask of Melasma, Brown Discoloration on the Face
January 15, 2014

Brown discoloration on the face.  A mask that never leaves.  It’s the reason you slather on sunscreen and hide out under a hat.  Melasma is a common skin condition found in many females and a small percentage of males.  Its presence is characterized by brown and tan patches that occur on many parts of the face.   It is thought that […]

November 16, 2009

Melasma is a condition in which brown patches typically appear on the face, particularly on the cheeks, upper lip, jawline and forehead. Other body sites which may be affected include the forearms, nipples and genital regions. It tends to occur in young females and darker skin types. Of the cases of melasma, only 10% involve males. Adults frequently develop melasma […]