Dermatology - diseases of the skin

Pigmentation disorders of the skin


Pigmentation disorders of the skin

Pigmentation or skin color depends on the level of the coloring pigment — melanin. At elevated or reduced development of the substance having a variety of pigmentation disorders.

The excess melanin is most often seen in the form of moles (nevi), HLASM (symmetrical brown spots, which are located mainly on the face). The lack of melanin is the basis of albinism, and can also lead to the appearance of vitiligo — white, sharply outlined spots on the skin.

Freckles is a problem, usually young girls – blondes and redheads. Although freckles give women the appearance of unique charm and charm, many representatives of the beautiful half of humanity I dream to get rid of them. To this end it is recommended to use special creams and masks made from natural ingredients. To find the optimal way of dealing with freckles, visit a beautician.

To the moles (nevi) should be treated seriously – after all, these tiny specks in certain conditions can degenerate into a malignant tumor is melanoma. Pigmentation and skin colorIn any external changes moles seem better to an oncologist. The doctor will be able to assess the likelihood of malignant transformation of a nevus and, if necessary, to make its removal.

With the onset of summer, most of us begin to dream of a smooth and beautiful tan. Under the influence of sunlight, specifically ultraviolet radiation, increases the production of melanin, making the skin takes on a nice Golden or chocolate shade. Meanwhile, the excess UV rays speeds up the aging process of the skin and may be dangerous. Adverse effects of the sun can be minimized by adhering to the rules of tanning.