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Hyperpigmentation
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Hyperpigmentation: Information

Resource #1:
"Hyperpigmentation is a common, usually harmless condition in which patches of skin become darker in color than the normal surrounding skin.

This darkening occurs when an excess of melanin, the brown pigment that produces normal skin color, forms deposits in the skin.

Hyperpigmentation can affect the skin color of people of any race."

To read the rest of this article, click here:
http://www.aocd.org

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Resource #2:
"Increased melanin deposition resulting in hyperpigmentation may be caused by hormonal changes (eg, in Addison's disease, pregnancy, or anovular pill use).

Hyperpigmentation may also result from iron deposition in hemochromatosis or from silver deposits (eg, in argyria). Long-term application (years) of hydroquinone is a rare cause of local ochronosis.

Exposure to sunlight accentuates skin pigmentation.

To read the rest of this article, click here:
http://www.merck.com

Resource #3:
Medline Plus - A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health, carries a helpful information page on hyperpigmentation under these headings:

  • Alternative names
  • Definition
  • Considerations
  • Common Causes
  • Home Care
  • What to expect at your health care provider's office

Click here to research hyperpigmentation at Medline Plus

Hyperpigmentation and Skin Care: Further Research

Beautiful Skin of Color
by Barbara Nevins Taylor (Author), Jeanine Downie (Author), Fran E. Cook-Bolden

In a quick-reference, A-to-Z format, using examples drawn from personal and professional experience, Dr. Cook-Bolden and Dr. Downie explain why problems occur, and then prescribe reliable remedies and groundbreaking new procedures specifically created for skin of color.

Skin Care
by Mark Lees

This updated version of Milady's Skin Care Reference Guide provides estheticians and students in the field with practical information on treating many kinds of skin problems.

The author, a salon owner with a scientific background, provides an accessible yet scientifically-grounded approach to skin care, covering the immune system, hormones, chemistry, sensitivities, cosmetics, the aging process, sun damage, chemical treatments, and plastic surgery.

Includes 65 color plates and numerous black and white illustrations.

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