Types of pigmentation disorders
The body naturally produces a substance called melanin, which is what determines the color (or
pigmentation) of your skin. When your body produces too much or not enough melanin, that’s when pigmentation
disorders like the following can occur:
Hyperpigmentation causes certain areas of the skin to become darker than the surrounding tissue. In
cases, hyperpigmentation appears as age spots that have occurred due to sun damage, acne and other
Typically found on the face, melasma is marked by dark patches on the skin, creating a dramatically
appearance. Most often, melasma is caused by sun damage and hormonal changes.
Pigmentation loss due to an injury.
Following an injury, your body may not replace enough pigment as the wound heals, resulting in that
being lighter than the surrounding skin.
Vitiligo can be found on any area of the body and is marked by the development of white patches of
Before & After
Please view our beautiful before and after gallery to see for yourself the smooth and clear results you can expect to achieve from among the best pigmentation treatment Manhattan Beach has available at Marcus Medical Spa.
Trust your skin to pigmentation experts
At Marcus Medical Spa, we take great pride in our ability to improve the appearance of skin pigmentation
disorders. As such, we are proud to offer our discerning clients the following treatment options for among
the best skin pigmentation treatment Los Angeles has available:
The ActiveFX laser uses the latest fractional technology to treat skin color and pigmentation issues – with
very minimal downtime.
Fractional CO2 Laser
Fractional CO2 laser resurfacing is a highly effective, noninvasive way to treat a wide variety of skin
conditions – including skin pigmentation disorders. It also stimulates collagen production and encourages
the skin to replenish itself from the inside out, ensuring a healthy long-term result.
Our chemical peels are particularly helpful for clients suffering with hyperpigmentation. The treatment
involves using a powerful acid solution to help remove the damaged outermost layers of skin, along with any
imperfections that exist. In this way, the chemical peel treats the issues that concern you most and reveals
a brand new, undamaged layer of skin.
Our IPL Photofacial is a gentle skin rejuvenation procedure that is very effective at treating redness from
acne and rosacea, as well as pigmentation issues caused by sun damage.
Schedule a Consultation
If you would like to further discuss among the best skin pigmentation treatment Redondo Beach has
available, we encourage you to schedule a consultation today. During that meeting, we will advise on which
treatment is best for your unique condition, as well as compose a personalized treatment plan designed to
dramatically improve the appearance and health of your skin. You may request a consultation online, or if
you prefer, you may call the office directly and one of our seasoned staff members will be able to assist
Dr. Keith Marcus
The Plastic Surgeon Behind the Marcus Medical Spa
Dr. Keith Marcus, the director of the Marcus Medical Spa, is a board-certified head and neck surgeon,
specializing in facial plastic surgery. Dr. Marcus is an active member of the Academy of Facial Plastic and
Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Marcus feels that treating each client completely is the most important aspect
of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. He personally performs many of the non-invasive procedures
such as Botox and Dysport, Juvederm, CoolSculpting, and IPL Photofacials.
Dr. Marcus has made it his goal to ensure that Marcus Medical Spa delivers nothing short of premier
non-invasive treatment. As a facial plastic surgeon, he is able to ensure a new standard in the world of
medspas. While Dr. Marcus may not deliver every treatment, he stands behind them and personally ensures the
quality of the work. In this way, Dr. Marcus and his team provide each client with a higher level of
attention and care.