Brown spots and splotches may occur on any part of the skin, but can now be a thing of the past. The harsh Australian sun contributes to the high number of people who suffer with pigmentation on the face. Lightening or getting rid of them is possible if the right treatment is recommended.

Dr. Rodrigues is a recognised expert in the diagnosis and treatment of pigmentary disorders. She has worked with pigment experts overseas, continues to contribute to medical literature in this area and serves on local and international boards for pigmentary disorders.

The most common pigmentary disorders include:

Dark spots/areas

  • Melasma
  • Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation
  • Lentigines (freckles)
  • Seborrhoeic keratoses (age spots)
  • Dermatosis Papulosa nigra
  • Neavus of Ota
  • Hori’s Neavus
  • Acanthosis Nigricans

White spots/areas

  • Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation
  • Pityriasis alba
  • Vitiligo
  • Pityriasis versicolour

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