The Why's and How's of Hyperpigmentation with Timothy Jochen, MD

Hyperpigmentation occurs when melanocytes (cells that are found naturally in the skin) overproduce pigments known as melanin, resulting in darker tones than the surrounding skin. This common condition has many potential causes and is almost always benign. Hyperpigmentation tends to occur more frequently and have a greater effect in people with darker skin tones.

Find out how to treat and control this common condition in this video.