Melasma Treatments

At Dermature we use Sharplight Omnimax S4 for clients concerned about Melasma. Melasma is a common skin condition characterized by brown or grayish patches that typically appear on the face, particularly on the cheeks, forehead, and upper lip. It is often associated with hormonal changes, such as pregnancy or hormonal medications, and is more prevalent in women. Melasma is typically triggered by sun exposure, hormonal fluctuations, and genetic predisposition.

Experience the power of Omnimax S4 melasma treatments, specifically tailored to address the challenges of this common skin condition. Melasma can cause dark patches to appear on your skin, but with our innovative technology and personalized approach, we have the solution you've been looking for.

Using the advanced capabilities of the Omnimax S4 system, our melasma treatments target excess pigmentation in a precise and controlled manner. By penetrating deep into the skin, the system effectively breaks down melanin clusters responsible for those stubborn dark patches, promoting a more even and radiant complexion.

One of the key benefits of our melasma treatments with the Omnimax S4 is their ability to treat a range of melasma types, from superficial to deeper pigmentations. Our skilled professionals will assess your specific condition and customize the treatment settings to address your unique needs, ensuring optimal results.

With the Omnimax S4 system, our melasma treatments are both safe and efficient. The technology is non-invasive and gentle, minimizing discomfort and allowing for a shorter recovery period compared to more aggressive treatment options.

Our clients often have questions about downtime and results. With the Omnimax S4, there is minimal downtime, and you can typically resume your daily activities immediately after treatment. However, individual results may vary. For optimal outcomes, multiple sessions may be recommended based on the severity of your melasma.

Through our melasma treatments, we aim to restore your skin's natural beauty and confidence. Witness the gradual fading of dark patches as the Omnimax S4 system works to rebalance your skin tone and texture, leaving you with a more even, luminous complexion.

Seeking melasma treatments can be a significant decision, and we understand the importance of finding a solution that works for you. Our experienced team is committed to providing personalized care and guiding you through each step of the treatment process. We are here to address any concerns and ensure you feel confident in your decision to choose our melasma treatments.

Best Melasma Treatment Montreal - Dermature | Meilleur traitement du mélasma à Montréal - Dermature

What to expect


60 minutes

Recommended Sessions

In general, we recommend 6-10 treatments, 2-6 weeks apart.


There is no downtime; there is no visible irritation after treatments.

Treatments are non-invasive, safe, relatively painless and do not require anesthesia.

Treatments have been proven successful for thousands of satisfied clients.


Pre-treatment care

Discontinue Accutane 6 months prior to treatment.

Discontinue use of Retinoic Acid products 2 weeks to treatment.

Avoid sun exposure or the use of tanning beds and self-tanners for at least four to eight weeks, prior and/or between IPL treatments (dependant on skin type).

Do not exfoliate, use glycolic acid, benzyl peroxide or any other skin irritants for one week prior to treatment.

Discontinue using bleaching creams for 2 weeks prior to treatment and perfumed products(eg. Aromatherapy oils/Essential oils) for 48 hours before treatment.

Avoid Microdermabrasion’s or peels for two weeks prior to treatment

If the skin is red, irritated or sunburned, the IPL treatment must be rescheduled.

Avoid strenuous exercise for 24 hours prior to the clinical treatment.

Avoid swimming in strong chlorinated water immediately before an IPL treatment.

Post-treatment care

Avoid direct sunlight, tanning beds or self-tanners for at least 2-3 weeks after a treatment. Apply Sun Protective Cream of SPF 50+, 15 minutes prior to sun exposure.

For at least two weeks post Skin Rejuvenation/Vascular/Pigmentation treatment, do not use: harsh topical exfoliations, glycolic acid, benzyl peroxide, acne creams etc.

For 1 week, avoid hot baths, showers, hot tubs and saunas.

Avoid strenuous exercise for 24- 48 hours following clinical treatment.

Avoid strong chlorinated water for 24 hours post IPL treatment.

Are the treatments safe and painless?

SharpLight's pulsed-light treatments are non-invasive and 100% safe and pain free.

How much downtime will I have?

There is no downtime associated with the treatments so you are able to immediately resume your regular activities.