Melasma is a common facial rash which presents as areas of brownish dark patches, usually in symmetrical pattern, on a sun-exposed areas, especially the face. Hormonal influences such as the pill and pregnancy also have a part to play. It is more common in women and in Indian/Afro-Carribean/Hispanic community.
At Faciem Dermatology London we can successfully treat melasma and hyper-pigmentation with a number of highly effective medical grade products and peels.
Please refer to the leaflet from the British Association of Dermatologist http://www.bad.org.uk/shared/get-file.ashx?id=169&itemtype=document