Understanding Skin Discoloration: Causes and Treatment Options

Understanding Skin Discoloration: Causes and Treatment Options

Are you dealing with skin discoloration? You’re not alone. Skin discoloration is a common skin concern that affects many people. While it’s usually harmless, it can be frustrating to deal with. In this article, Dr. Avshalumova at 212SKIN will explain the causes of skin discoloration and the treatment options available to you.

What is Skin Discoloration?

Skin discoloration is a condition where patches of skin become darker or lighter than the surrounding skin. These patches can be small or large and can occur anywhere on the body. Skin discoloration is usually caused by an overproduction or underproduction of melanin, which is responsible for skin color.

Causes of Skin Discoloration

There are many different causes of skin discoloration. Some of the most common include:

  • Sun damage
  • Hormonal changes
  • Inflammation
  • Injury
  • Genetics

If you’re experiencing skin discoloration, it’s important to talk to a dermatologist. Dr. Avshalumova can help you determine the cause of your skin discoloration and recommend the best treatment options for you.

Treatment Options for Skin Discoloration

The treatment options for skin discoloration depend on the cause and severity of the condition. Some common treatment options include:

  • Topical treatments
  • Laser therapy
  • Chemical peels
  • Cryotherapy

Dr. Avshalumova can help you determine which treatment option is right for you. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.


Skin discoloration can be frustrating to deal with, but there are many treatment options available. If you’re dealing with skin discoloration, schedule an appointment with Dr. Avshalumova at 212SKIN. Our team can help you improve your skin health and achieve the clear, even complexion you’ve always wanted.

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