Skin pigmentation is a common Asian skin condition where there is an abnormal production of melanin by melanocytes. Melanocytes are cells that produce pigment. These pigment deposit in our skin, determine our skin color and protect our skin from harmful UV rays. However, hyperpigmentation happened when there is an abnormal production of melanin and deposit in various layer of skin. Skin pigmentation can be divided into:

Types of Skin Pigmentation

Superficial pigmentation

  • Freckles
  • Solar Lentigos (Sun Spot)

Mix Superficial Pigmentation

  • Melasma

Deep Dermal Pigmentation

  • Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation
  • Hori’s macule
  • Naevus of Ota

Pigmentation Treatments

Pico Laser

Had a high rate of benign pigmented lesion clearance. Pico laser ultra-short pulses enable the strong photoacoustic (behave like sound rather than light energy) impact needed to effectively scatter pigment particles without overheating surrounding skin tissues. Picosecond pulses minimize the risk of side effects such as hypo-pigmentation and scarring that can often occur with slower, nanosecond pulse lasers. Picoway is known to clear pigmentation 3x faster than q-switch laser and suitable for all skin tone. With the latest Picoway 785mm laser wavelength, treating pigmentation is even more dynamic and practical.


Fractional microneedling RF is an important modality in treating melasma. Extensive studies found out that melasma is caused by many factors such as abnormal blood vessel, dermal inflammation, and weaken skin micro-structure causing overactive pigment-producing cell. The latest treatment trend is focus on rejuvenating the dermal layer not just only scattering the Melanin pigment. Producing a healthy skin comprehensively will eventually reduce the reoccurring of melasma in the future.


Intracel able reaches deep into skin selectively target abnormal melanocyte cell with pulsed radiofrequency waves and generate electrothermal effect on the skin. As a result, it resets the production of melanin and stimulate skin to renew on its own from deep inside.

Co2 Laser

Co2 laser able removes superficial skin pigmentation effectively. Solar lentigo is an example of skin pigmentation where there is a deposit of excessive melanin on the skin surface. Although benign, there is a need for proper assessment by doctor before removal because it can mimic more dangerous skin cancer.

Watch the video below to know more about pigmentation with Dr Mikayla


Why Ozhean AM Clinic?

We are first Korea Aesthetic Clinic in Malaysia that uses full adaptation of trademarked FIT program created by a team of experienced Korea’s aesthetic doctors.

In Ozhean A.M clinic, we provide customized “FIT treatment” according to each individual, to achieve the ideal result with advance instruments, specialized lasers machines, injectable, supplement and program.

With treatments conducted by our Malaysia certified professional doctors, they will do detail consultation, assessment, and propose a most suitable treatment program to achieve your desire result.

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