If you have vitiligo, melasma, skin of color, or pigmentary disease, Innovative Dermatology can help.
Dr. Desai is at the forefront of research for people with pigmentary disorders, such as Melasma, and Vitiligo. He has extensive expertise in the latest diagnostic and treatment methods to help restore the skin back to its original appearance. Dr. Desai has been studying pigment disorders for decades, making him one of the most qualified caregivers in the DFW Metroplex.
Typically, Pigmentary disorders result from a problem with melanin, a pigment produced by melanocytes that helps determine the color of the skin, hair, and eye iris.
Increased melanin causes darker pigmentation, whereas decreased or missing melanin causes a lighter or white appearance. Pigmentary disorders mostly affect the skin – those that affect the hair and iris are rarer.
Dr. Desai is an expert at evaluating symptoms to confirm a diagnosis. We begin with a thorough evaluation that includes a:
Often, he can confirm a diagnosis based on the appearance of the patient’s skin. Dr. Desai will sometimes order further testing to confirm a diagnosis or guide treatment planning. Make an appointment today for all available tests at our office for these conditions.
Along with a regimented treatment plan, we typically also recommend minimizing sun exposure through lifestyle changes such as:
Contact us today to make your appointment and discuss all your skincare needs.