Melasma: A Monograph (Paperback)Rashmi Sarkar (author)
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Melasma is a very common patchy brown, tan, or blue-grey facial skin discoloration, almost entirely seen in women in the reproductive years (MedicineNet.com).
This new edition provides dermatologists with the latest advances in the diagnosis and treatment of melasma.
The book begins with discussion on epidemiology and aetiological factors, aetiopathogenesis, clinical features and classification, and investigation techniques, including dermoscopy.
The following chapters cover different treatment methods such as hydroquinone-based therapies, oral agents, chemical peels, lasers, and more.
The second edition has been fully revised and features two new chapters on platelet rich plasma therapy, microneedling, and mesotherapy; and future directions in the treatment of melasma.
The book is highly illustrated with clinical photographs, tables and references, and includes an appendix providing a treatment algorithm.
Key pointsFully revised, new edition providing latest advances in diagnosis and treatment of melasmaSecond edition features two brand new chaptersIncludes appendix with melasma treatment algorithmPrevious edition (9789351525431) published in 2015
Publisher: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
Number of pages: 120
Weight: 250 g
Dimensions: 260 x 214 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition