Sun exposure can cause various skin defects. It is as a result of UV rays from the sun that are harmful to the skin. One of such skin defect caused by UV light from the sun is melasma. At Clearskin London, we advise our patients and everyone always to make sure your skin is appropriately covered, to prevent overexposure to UV light from the sun.
What is melasma?
Melasma is a skin condition that results from overexposure to the sun. It manifests as coloured patches of brown, black, or grey-brown on the face mostly, although it can also be on any part of the body that receives sunlight. It can show up on the cheeks, forehead and even on the upper lip.