Journal of Cosmetology & Trichology

ISSN: 2471-9323

Open Access

Melis Coban

Izmir Tepecik Training and Research Hospital,

  • Research Article
    Quality of Life of the Patients with Melasma

    Author(s): Melis CobanMelis Coban

    Background: Melasma, one of the most common causes of acquired hyperpigmentation, is characterized by light to dark, irregular macules on sun-exposed areas of face skin, mainly the cheeks, forehead, upper lip, nose, and chin. In our study, we evaluated quality of life of patients with melasma, using both DLQI and MQol. Objective: We aim to have a reliable scientific data about this subject and contribute to the literature. Methods: We included the patients, aged 20-63. We asked them about their age, gender, occupation, salary per month (added all salaries of family members for per patient), duration of melasma, marital status, education status and psychological diseases, calculated MASI, DLQI and MQoL for each patient. Results: We included the patients, aged 20-63 who came to the dermatology polyclinic of Bozyaka Research and Training Hospital between February 2017 and October 2017. W.. Read More»


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