There are some efforts that you can take from home and some that can be treated at a skin clinic.
Natural skin remedies for pigmentation
Potatoes have the power to lighten the skin. This is a very easy treatment and can be done at home without too much effort. All you need to do is take a potato and slice it. Take a few drops of water and apply them on the potato. Rub this potato on the pigmented area and leave it there for half an hour. You can also grate the potatoes and squeeze the juice and then apply it. After half an hour rinse it with warm water.
Lemon and cucumber
Cucumber has a cooling effect and lemon has skin lightening properties. Lemon is a natural bleaching agent and works wonders by itself too. If you apply these every day, you will see definite results in some time. Make sure that you leave it on for 20 minutes every day.
Other agents such as papaya, guava and banana are also excellent skin lightening agents.
Clinical treatments and their after effects:
If these remedies are used without any fruitful results, you can always consult with a specialist at a skin clinic. Other treatments for the skin include Laser toning, Skin polishing, oxy facial etc.
Although most skin treatments are without any side effects, some treatments such as laser may cause some of the following side effects. These effects subside over a period of time so there is generally nothing to worry about.
Cosmetic lasers are intensive facial procedures and may cause some of the following effects:
Anesthetics are applied to your skin before you go laser treatment, but there may be some amount of pain later on. You may feel some amount of discomfort after the procedure.
Redness or swelling
Some laser procedures leave the skin red and swollen. This can take months to subside and your skin looks pinkish for months until it completely heals.
Some patients may experience itching. This must generally be avoided and will definitely subside within a few days.
Sensitivity to the sun
Laser skin treatments make your skin more sensitive to the sun. This is why it is recommended that you stay out of the sun after the skin treatment to prevent any kind of photo damage to your skin.
Recurrence of the skin issue
Laser treatment is not a onetime thing. It takes more than one skin treatment to get rid of the pigmentation. There are chances that the skin conditions will reoccur.
Overall, skin treatments are a great way to rejuvenate your skin. Whether you use natural procedures or clinical procedures, you will see wonderful results! Be aware of the side effects though!