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Knowing Cause of Hyperpigmentation is Essential to Treatment, Proclaim New York Plastic Surgeons

By: admin | April 21, 2014 |

The surgeons at Long Island Plastic Surgical Group note how they must first assess the potential cause of a patient’s skin discoloration before they can recommend an appropriate treatment plan for hyperpigmentation.

Long Island, NY – The plastic surgery and skin care professionals at Long Island Plastic Surgical Group (LIPSG) treat a variety of patient concerns, but among the more difficult to address is hyperpigmentation. LIPSG has helped numerous people restore confidence by improving their skin tone; however, they note that correcting hyperpigmentation is often a complex process, and it should always begin with an in-depth consultation.

To get the most out of skin pigmentation treatment, the LIPSG doctors say patients must first undergo a comprehensive skin evaluation. By doing so, skin care professionals can assess potential causes of the dark skin discoloration and whether it was influenced by genetics, medical history, or other lifestyle factors. The LIPSG team notes that each of these can play a role in skin cell function. For example, UV radiation from extended sun exposure is a common cause for the discoloration known as “age spots.” By relating hyperpigmentation to a specific cause, the most effective method of treatment can often be identified.

Although hyperpigmentation is not considered a harmful medical condition, LIPSG provides a number of aesthetic enhancement options at their Aesthetic Center to help diminish its perceivably unsightly appearance. As noted in their recent blog post, “A Customized Approach to Treating Hyperpigmentation,” most treatment options for the skin condition utilize heat, light, chemicals, or lasers, and the LIPSG doctors emphasize the need for a thorough skin analysis to determine if the patient’s condition is treatable. Common procedures performed for these patients include chemical peels, IPL therapy, microdermabrasion, and laser skin resurfacing. In addition, the aesthetic professionals at the Aesthetic Center can also recommend camouflage makeup for the temporary concealment of dark spots.

Overall, the surgeons and aestheticians at LIPSG believe successful treatment of hyperpigmentation relies on a thorough skin analysis. For patients who wish to address their uneven skin tone, they recommend seeking a qualified professional who understands how various factors affects skin and how potential treatment methods will affect the condition.

About Long Island Plastic Surgical Group

Long Island Plastic Surgical Group is composed of 18 plastic surgeons with more than 250 years of combined experience. Additionally, the team’s Aesthetic Center, which will soon become the Deep Blue Med Spa, has eight highly experienced skin care professionals trained to address a variety of skin concerns. With such a large team, LIPSG is able to treat a large variety of cosmetic and medical problems through surgical and non-surgical means. The plastic surgery practice has nine specialty centers: Non-invasive and Surgical Rejuvenation, Skin Care and Age Management, Microsurgery and Hand Reconstruction, Pediatric Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery, Burns and Complex Wound Management, Facial Reanimation and Peripheral Nerve Repair, Breast Reconstruction Surgery, Breast and Body Cosmetic Surgery, and Post-Weight Loss Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery. The surgeons at LIPSG are available for interview upon request.

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Long Island Plastic Surgical Group

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999 Franklin Avenue
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Garden City, NY 11530
(516) 504-3014

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Flushing, NY 11354
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