Melasma is a common skin condition that causes dark, discoloured patches on the skin, usually the face. Melasma is also known as chloasma or “pregnancy mask”. The cause of Melasma is not fully understood we do know that changes in hormones during pregnancy, birth control pills, hormone therapy, and sun exposure. Although there is no cure for melasma there are treatments to help control melasma. At em clinic, we can recommend the best possible treatment to help control your melasma.