Freckles, spots and skin discolorations are fairly common dermatological problems. They are skin pigmentation disorders due to the proliferation of melanocytes. Melanocytes contain an enzyme called tyrosinase, which is activated mainly through solar radiation, leading to the formation of melanin, responsible for the desired summer tan. However, when the activation of tyrosinase takes place only […]
Summer’s over, although the “marks” it has left on our skin are still visible. Skin discolorations, such as spots or freckles, is a common phenomenon that occurs or reappears especially during the summer months. The reason behind their appearance is the disruption of the melanin production process by the melanocytes of the skin.