Tranexamic Acid For Melasma

Recently there has been a lot of excitement about the use of tranexamic acid for the treatment of melasma. Tranexamic acid is currently FDA-approved by prescription for the treatment of heavy menstrual bleeding, but off-label studies suggest that it is effective in the treatment of melasma when used at a low dose of 250 to… Read More

Melasma

About melasma (chloasma) Melasma is a macular (flat) hyperpigmentation of the face that primarily affects women. The hyperpigmentation is symmetric on the face, but is sometimes patchy within a given area. Each macule has a distinct margin. Multiple factors contribute to melasma, specifically hormonal changes, such as occur during pregnancy or when taking birth control… Read More