Cosmetologist Ksenia Vedishcheva noted that such pigmentation refers to dermatological diseases safe for health, rather it is an aesthetic pathology.
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Teardrop-shaped hypomelanosis often occurs in women. In addition, they are psychologically more vulnerable, suffer more from problems related to appearance.
This is a dermatological disease, manifested by a violation of the pigmentation of the skin. It is considered one of the most common variants of hypomelanosis. Symptoms of this disease are light spots up to 10 millimeters in size.
Skin diseases develop gradually from 30-40 years. After menopause, white spots on the skin are most common.
Why white spots appear
frequent and prolonged exposure to the sun or in a solarium, excessive skin scrubbing, photoaging of the skin, heredity.
Why white spots appear on the body
How to treat
If you notice white spots on the body, then you should not make a diagnosis and do not listen to other people. Only a dermatologist during examination can accurately determine the type of skin problem.
It is necessary to distinguish drop-shaped hypomelanosis from pityriasis versicolor, vitiligo, lichen, and the like, in which the level of pigment melanin is reduced.
It is necessary to protect the skin with creams from the sun with an SPF level of 50-70 +. Of the cosmetic procedures – microdermabrasion, cryotherapy, etc. The doctor can also prescribe retinoids and hormonal ointments.
If there are outbreaks of drop-shaped hypomelanosis, then it is unlikely that it will be possible to return the skin to normal by 100%.
On light skin without a tan, such spots are almost invisible. Therefore, the doctor advises to refuse tanning.
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