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are there different kinds of melasma? are there sub-categories of melasma or is it all considered the same no matter what?

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Dr. David Sire
54 years experience Dermatology
All melasma: Melasma is the inclusive diagnosis, but the areas of the face and body which are affected may be different between people.
Answered on Mar 18, 2013

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Avoid the sun: Melasma is triggered by sun exposure, therefore sun protection is mandatory as a part of treatment and to not make it worse.
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