Aesthetic Medicine

Aesthetic medicine focuses on improving cosmetic appearance through the treatment of scars, skin laxity, wrinkles, moles, pigmentation, excess fat, unwanted hair, and spider veins.

7 Things to Prepare Before Your Laser Tattoo Removal

Do you regret your tattoo? Through laser tattoo removal, you can reverse previous tattoo choices. According to a study commissioned by Harris Poll in January 2012, 1 in 8 American adults who have tattoos regret having one [1]. When tattoos trend, tattoo removal demand also increases [2]. But before you continue with tattoo removal, you need to prepare for it. Tattoo ink resides below the top layer of skin, making removal difficult, often involving several laser sessions or, in some cases, surgical removal.

Hi Regina, thanks for the question and the post-op photo.There are several possible causes for ptosis that occurs after an upper blepharoplasty. I would start by comparing with the pre-op photo to see if there was any pre-existing ptosis and how m... Read Full Answer
Over the course of more than a decade in clinical practice, I have used and come across many lasers. Some have withstood the test of time and stayed relevant. Some disappeared almost as soon as they were launched, not that I care to mention. Ther... Read Full Answer
In Singapore where we have a diverse ethnic population, it is important for a medical practice to be equipped with suitable equipment. There are indeed many good lasers out there, some from the big brands in the US and Europe. But caveat emptor ap... Read Full Answer
I think the question should be more aptly rephrased as “What type of laser treatment is suitable for sensitive and acne-prone skin?” To this point, I must say a lot of this depends on the clinical experience of your doctor. Textbook do... Read Full Answer

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