Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation & its Treatments

May 9th, 2016
May 9th, 2016
22600 Ventura Blvd # 103, Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Phone:1.818. 876 0134
Fax:1.818. 963 8981
In an ever changing and evolving climate, our skin and our client's skins are suffering from constant inflammation that will need to be acknowledged and addressed. During sun exposure, physiological reactions occur, triggered by a network of cellular interactions between keratinocytes, mast cells, fibroblasts, dermal vasculature over melanocytes and dermal inflammation, playing an important role in the hyper-pigmentation and activation of melasma lesions. You will learn who's at risk, signs and symptoms, self-care guidelines, when to seek medical care and treatments. Morning study will emphasize: Recognizing the Etiology and physiological aspects of melanogenesis Mechanisms of action and possible preventive measures Physiological reactions during sun exposure Interactions of Epidermal Skin Cells and Dermal inflammation Reviewing the pathogenesis of melasma Causes of Post-Inflammatory-Hyper-pigmentation Differences approaches to the treatment of pigmentation that estheticians are facing in an everyday basis Afternoon hands on demonstration: Management of Dark circles or periorbital hyper-pigmentation (POH) Therapeutic options with depigmenting agents combination Qualifying the right treatment in relation to Fitzpatrick and Glocau classification scales Role and limitations of the Estheticians facing hyper/hypo-pigmentation in their professional settings Use of topical agents Indications and contra-indications