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Available treatment for skin discoloration concerns in New Orleans

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It is not unusual for Dr. Mary Lupo of the Lupo Center for Aesthetic and General Dermatology to speak to patients in the New Orleans area about pigmentation and skin discoloration concerns. There are many reasons why patients may be experiencing changes in their skin’s color. Some of the more common reasons include:
  • Melasma
  • Rosacea
  • Acne
  • Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation
  • Post-folliculitis
  • Hyperpigmented scarring
  • Sun spots / age spots
  • Dermatitis
  • Eczema
  • Injuries (burns, bug bites)
Dr. Mary Lupo is a board certified dermatologist who understands how some of these skin discoloration concerns can result in lowered self-esteem and confidence. This is why she offers many treatment options for patients who are ready to take charge of their skin discoloration and seek effective therapies to reduce them and bring back their skin’s natural beauty.

Skin discoloration treatment varies greatly depending on the concern. Patients are encouraged to contact the Lupo Center for Aesthetic and General Dermatology to receive a thorough examination and a proper diagnosis of their condition before determining what treatment option is best for them. A diagnosis of the condition will also allow patients to understand what caused the discoloration and pigmentation issue and find an effective way to reduce or eliminate it.

Dr. Mary Lupo has many cosmetic, medical, and laser dermatology services available for patients in her practice which may be used for reducing skin discoloration and may include:
  • Chemical peels
  • Diamond Glow
  • Microdermabrasion/dermabrasion
  • Topical therapies
  • IPL (Intense pulsed light) therapies
  • Laser therapies such as Fraxel, Clear+Brilliant, Permea, Fractional CO2 and Laser Genesis
  • Professional skin care products
There is no “one size fits all” solution for patients with hyper- or hypo-pigmentation issues. Some patients may have to go through many different treatments before finding the one that works best for them.

Speaking with a board certified dermatologist is the best way to get started learning more about the discoloration concerns on your skin. Contact the Lupo Center for Aesthetic and General Dermatology today to book a consultation visit and examination. Dr. Mary Lupo can determine the source of the problem and work with patients to develop an appropriate treatment plan. Call today at (504) 777-3047.


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Our mission at the Lupo Center is to provide patients with innovative, effective and ethical care to make each person look and feel their personal best. To fulfill our goal, we provide state-of-the-art medical, surgical and cosmetic treatments to all patients.

Board certified dermatologist and clinical professor of dermatology Mary P. Lupo, MD has been a leader in the field of non-surgical rejuvenation since 1983. She travels internationally to teach her innovative techniques, and her reputation brings in patients from around the country. She started the first formal residency training program for injectables and peels in 1983 at Tulane Medical School and served as past president of Women’s Dermatologic Society, adjunct professor of dermatology at Tulane and a founder of Cosmetic Boot Camp. Dr. Lupo holds membership in many prestigious dermatology associations, participates in clinical trials for approval of new drugs and devices and acts as an advisor for numerous aesthetic-minded companies.

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Review From Tiffany S.
Dr. Lupo is absolutely amazing! I saw her for botox and filler before my wedding and now I am a devotee of her work. She is a master at accomplishing a natural looking and beautiful result. She has an artist's eye and a surgeon's calm hands. She is personable, kind, and funny, and I always find myself 100% at ease in her office. It is easy to be candid with her and ask for exactly what you want. She is honest and takes the time to communicate with you to make sure you're both on the same page, and you don't feel like she is running in and out of the room and rushing off to another appointment. She gives you her full attention and it makes a world of difference. I highly recommend Dr. Lupo to all my friends and family. Wonderful woman and doctor. Couldn't be happier!
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