Treatments for skin pigment disorder patients

Patients who have skin pigmentation disorders may feel self-conscious about how they look to others. It may negatively affect their self-esteem and personal confidence. With the help of an experienced dermatologist in the Washington, DC area, many men and women can find ways to address these issues and improve their skin’s health and appearance. Dr. Cheryl Burgess of the Center for Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery works closely with individuals to assist them in finding a solution to their pigment issues and feel more at ease in their own skin!

What skin pigment disorders can be diagnosed and treated with Dr. Cheryl Burgess?

At the Center for Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, patients can work with an experienced, board-certified dermatologist and her associates to achieve healthy, beautiful skin. She can help patients understand their skin pigment condition and discuss the effective treatment options that could help. Treatment may range from fractionated laser devices to blending skin care ingredients for the best possible outcomes. Below are some of the more common types of skin pigmentation disorders diagnosed and treated with our team:

  • Melasma
  • Vitiligo
  • Albinism
  • Pigmented birthmarks
  • Age/sunspots
  • Lentigines
  • Hyperpigmentation

What treatment options may be considered for skin pigmentation disorders?

Various treatment options might be available to a patient with skin pigment disorders. Some of the more common types of treatment may include the following:

  • Sun protection (daily sunblock use)
  • In-office removal/excision of moles, etc.
  • Complexion blending
  • Laser and light-based therapies, including photorejuvenation
  • Topical cream applications
  • Oral medications
  • Chemical peels
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Lower abdomen burns

Which treatment is appropriate for me?

With a thorough evaluation and consultation appointment with Dr. Cheryl Burgess, patients can learn about the modality of treatment that will reduce the appearance of skin pigment disorders and boost self-confidence. Each patient is unique and our team designs treatment based on each individual and their specific skin concerns.

Schedule a visit at the Center of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery

Dr. Cheryl Burgess is a board-certified dermatologist who is proud to offer a wide range of services for new and returning patients of her practice in the Washington, DC, area. Patients considering a consultation appointment to learn more about skin pigment conditions and effective treatment options are welcome to call at (202) 955-5757. The office is located at 2311 M Street NW, Suite #504 in Washington, DC, with another practice location in Annapolis, MD.

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