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How to treat skin redness and discoloration

Young woman scratching arm from having itching on white background. Cause of itchy skin include insect bites, dermatitis, food/drugs allergies or dry skin. Health care concept. Close up.Healthy, beautiful skin is the goal of most patients. But when there are specific issues with the skin, such as discoloration and redness, patients might consider working with a dermatologist to improve their skin’s appearance. Poor skin texture and tone, as well as redness and pigmentation, are common concerns patients have with their skin. The team at the Skin Center of South Miami in South Miami, FL can assist. Scheduling an initial evaluation is the first step. 

What can cause redness and pigmentation concerns? 

There are a few different reasons why a patient might be dealing with discoloration and redness of the skin. With a thorough examination by our team at the Skin Center of South Miami, patients can get an evaluation and determine the cause of their problems. Then, treatment options can be address. Skin redness and pigmentation problems may be caused by: 

  •         Rosacea
  •         Dry skin
  •         Sun exposure
  •         Aging skin
  •         Rashes

Once patients understand what is causing their concerns, they can then work with a professional to relieve the skin and improve texture and tone. 

How is skin redness and discoloration treated? 

To decide on the best treatment, a dermatologist needs to first offer an official diagnosis. Then, treatment options can be discussed. There are a variety of ways in which pigmentation concerns and skin redness can be improved. Below are just a few of the commonly recommended treatment options: 

  •         Topical creams and medications
  •         Prescription oral medications
  •         Changing of skincare products (cleansers, toners, moisturizers)
  •         Laser skin rejuvenation
  •         Microdermabrasion treatments
  •         Chemical peels
  •         Light therapies (IPL treatments)

For some patients, combining treatments, such as in-office treatments with at-home product use, can help in achieving results faster than using a single treatment alone. 

Schedule time to speak to the team at the Skin Center of South Miami 

South Miami, FL area adults who are interested in rejuvenating their skin while reducing redness and discoloration are welcome to schedule an evaluation with our team to find out what treatments are best. We are conveniently located at 7800 SW 57th Avenue, Suite #110 and accept new and current patients who call for appointments at (305) 740-6181.  


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