Whether you experience age-related liver spots, sun spots, acne-induced post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, or scars, hyperpigmentation is notoriously stubborn, but there are solutions for all of it. See the experts at Skintuitive MedSpa serving Newnan, Peachtree City, Senoia, Fairburn, and Sharpsburg, Georgia, if you have bothersome dark spots. Holistic medical esthetician Marley Bonnanzio and her expert team will formulate a fast and effective treatment plan to balance your skin tone and texture at every level. Call the office or book your appointment online today to find out what’s causing your hyperpigmentation and start your rejuvenation treatment plan today.

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What is hyperpigmentation?

Hyperpigmentation is a common skin condition characterized by dark, discolored blotches or patches. It generally doesn’t come with any other symptoms, although it often appears as a symptom itself in other disorders.

There are several types of hyperpigmentation. Common types are:


Melasma is a skin condition often appearing during pregnancy or during significant hormonal fluctuation. It appears as large dark patches on your face and stomach.

Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation

Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation appears over the place of a former injury or skin condition flare-up. Most often, it appears on your face or neck.

Age spots

Age spots are a type of hyperpigmentation that naturally appears as you age on your face, hands, and other areas exposed to sunlight.

What causes hyperpigmentation?

Hyperpigmentation has many different underlying causes. Your Skintuitive MedSpa provider evaluates your skin to help you determine the cause of the dark patches on your skin and creates a treatment plan accordingly.

Common causes of hyperpigmentation are:

  • Sun damage
  • Inflammation or injury
  • Hormone fluctuations
  • Medication side effects
  • Addison’s disease
  • Hemochromatosis

Once your Skintuitive MedSpa provider pinpoints the cause of hyperpigmentation, they create an appropriate treatment plan for you. If your hyperpigmentation is a symptom of another condition, treating the condition may help reduce the dark spots.

What are my treatment options for hyperpigmentation?

With SkintuitiveMedSpa’s custom treatment plans, the team uses several different modalities to reduce sun spots, hyperpigmentation, and all types of scars and stretch marks.

The skilled experts can treat just about any area of your body, including your face, chest, neck, shoulders, limbs, and intimate areas.

In addition, they can also treat:

  • Spider veins
  • Rosacea
  • Redness and flushing
  • Freckles
  • Birthmarks
  • Sun damage
  • Age spots
  • Acne scars
  • Post-surgery scars
  • Pregnancy or weight loss-induced stretch marks

Depending on the darkness and extent of your hyperpigmentation, your provider may recommend multiple procedures for your treatment plan. To reduce hyperpigmentation at home or maximize the results of your treatments, your provider will recommend avoiding direct sunlight and not forcing the skin to peel or pick scabs.

Benign hyperpigmentation isn’t harmful to your health, but some people feel that it interferes with their appearance. To achieve an even skin tone with expert treatments, call Skintuitive MedSpa or book your appointment online today.