Melasma | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • Why did I develop melasma?
  • Do I need treatment?
  • What treatment is best for me?
  • Should I stop taking birth control pills or hormone replacement therapy?
  • Will my melasma go away after I have my baby?
  • Is there anything I can do at home?
  • Will the melasma ever go away?
  • Should I change the makeup I use?
  • Should I avoid going outside for long periods of time?
  • What SPF sunscreen would you recommend?

Written by editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 11/09