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The key to successful treatment of hyperpigmentation of the face rests on the correct identification of the facial pigmentation . Not all facial pigmentation are laser-responsive. Superficial laser-responsive facial pigmentation such as freckles and lentigines respond to 1-3 ses...
14 Nov 2019
Hypopigmentation spots after repeated Q-switched 1064nm laser treatments tend to be prolonged. Hypopigmentation is the loss of skin colour. The best option is actually to stop further laser treatments. Instead, you should wait for spontaneous recovery, which o...
14 Nov 2019
To answer your question, yes. In fact, sublative radio frequency (RF) devices like eMatrix are indeed effective for acne scars. eMatrix helps to tighten surface loose skin and improve overall skin texture by tightening pores and skin brightening. Apart from that, it also helps to re...
6 Nov 2019

Your Comprehensive Guide To Choosing The Best Aesthetic Treatment (2019)

Your Comprehensive Guide To Choosing The Best Aesthetic Treatment (2019)

When seeking an aesthetic treatment, few questions may come to mind:

  • How can I be sure if this treatment is safe for me?
  • What qualities should I look out for in a doctor?
  • What are the benefits and risks of this treatment?

These are all valid and good questions that you should be asking before deciding which treatment to go and which doctor will be performing it. 

Read on to find out about how you can effectively choose your treatment!

327 views 5 Nov 2019
First, we would have to determine the cause of dark eye circles. Many are multifactorial which include: genetics, allergy rhinitis/sinusitis, hyperpigmentation, loss of volume due to fat loss or bone demineralization, loss of elasticity causing loose skin under the...
23 Oct 2019

Lasers Vs Microdermabrasion for Pigmentation - What’s the Difference?

Lasers Vs Microdermabrasion for Pigmentation - What’s the Difference?

Lasers and microdermabrasion can be used to treat hyperpigmentation. They can also be used to treat other skin conditions, although their approaches are different.

While microdermabrasion is straightforward, many types of lasers help to fix uneven skin tones and textures. Two of the more popular and common types are the Q-switched and Picosecond lasers.

With my main interest in facial aesthetics, I have run into many cases of skin problems such as hyperpigmentation. I have written this article to point out the differences between lasers and microdermabrasion so you can better choose which is more suitable for you.

1159 views 11 Oct 2019
Fractional ablative lasers are traditionally considered the "gold standard treatment" for atrophic acne scars. Of these, fractional CO2 lasers have deeper reach than fractional erbium yag lasers. Intense beams of laser ablate or vaporise tiny "pixels" of surface skin and scar tiss...
9 Oct 2019
After having a pico-laser treatment session, I would recommend waiting for an interval of 10-14 days before you begin using acidic products on the treated areas. This is to allow and also ensure that there is adequate time for the skin healing to occur. Although there is minim...
1 Oct 2019
After a pico-laser treatment session, I would recommend waiting for an interval of 10-14 days before patients actually commence for regular facial spa treatments. This is to allow and also ensure that there is adequate time for the skin healing to occur . ...
26 Sep 2019
In general, after any laser treatment, whether in the presence or absence of side-effects, a daily skincare regimen should be kept simple to allow full healing to occur. Hence, abrasive cleansers, toners, masks and any acidic products should be avoided . This can prevent any...
24 Sep 2019
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