Choosing the Correct Treatment Option
To achieve optimal results, you may require a combination of treatment modalities. In most cases, you’ll require a course of treatments. Remember, best results are seen months later.
Avoiding the sun, applying sun block 2 to 3 times daily and using active creams will enhance your results. Maintaining a healthy skin is vital.
1. Start off by addressing your main concern.
2. How quickly do you want to see results?
3. What results do you want to achieve?
4. Are your expectations realistic?
5.Can you afford downtime?
6. How much money do you want to spend?
|Acne||Medication, topical creams, superficial chemical peels, microdermabrasion, needling|
|Acne scarring||Depending on the depth: chemical peels, microdermabrasion, needling, fractional resurfacing laser|
|Ageing arms||IPL, chemical peels, needling, fractional resurfacing laser|
|Ageing chest||IPL, chemical peels, needling, fractional resurfacing lasers, fillers|
|Ageing hands||IPL, chemical peels, needling, fillers|
|Alopecia||Topical medication, Excimer Laser, needling|
|Ashy Dermatosis (darkening of face, neck, arms and trunk – commonly found on dark skins)||Q-Switched ND:Yag Laser|
|Burn scars||Vascular Laser, Fractional Resurfacing Laser, needling|
|Cafe Au Lait Macule (light to dark brown birthmark)||Q-Switched ND:Yag Laser|
|Cherry Angioma (raised round blood vessel)||IPL, Vascular Laser, ND:Yag Laser|
|Deep lines||Medium to deep chemical peels, fractional resurfacing, needling, fillers|
|Dehydrated skins||Topical cream, chemical peels, microdermabrasion|
|Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra (DPN)||Cautery|
|Dyschromia (mottled facial pigmentation)||IPL, chemical peels|
|Enlarged pores||Chemical peels, microdermabrasion, needling, fractional resurfacing laser, medication, topical creams|
|Exogenous Ochronosis (darkening of skin due to long term use of Hydroquinone)||Q-Switched ND:Yag Laser (may not be successful for everyone)|
|Freckles||Chemical peels, IPL, topical cream|
|Hair removal||Alexandrite and ND:Yag Lasers|
|Hemangioma (Growing blood vessel in infants)||Vascular Laser, medication|
|Hypertrophic and keloid scars (raised)||Vascular Laser, Fractional Resurfacing Laser, cortisone injections, needling|
|Ingrown hairs||Alexandrite and ND:Yag Lasers|
|Keratosis Pilaris (rough arms)||Chemical peels, topical creams|
|Leg veins||Sclerotherapy (injection), vascular laser|
|Lentigines (smooth flat round sun spots)||IPL, V Beam Laser, Q-Switch ND:Yag Laser, chemical peels, freezing|
|Loose skin||Utims Mini, Fractional Resurfacing Laser, deep chemical peels, needling|
|Melasma/Chloasma||Topical cream, chemical peels, microdermabrasion|
|Moles||Shaving, excision (based on diagnosis), best to leave a harmless mole|
|Nail fungal infection||ND:Yag Laser|
|Nevus of Ota (blue birthmark)||Q-Switched ND:Yag Laser|
|Oily skin||Chemical peels, microdermabrasion, medication, topical cream|
|Pigmentation||Correct diagnosis as there are many forms of pigmentation|
|Poikiloderma of Civatte (neck discolouration)||IPL, Vascular Laser, Chemical Peels, Needling, topical creams|
|Port Wine Stain (red birthmark)||Vascular Laser|
|Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation||Topical cream, Q-Switched ND:Yag, Chemical Peels, Microdermabrasion|
|Scars||Depending on the depth: chemical peels, microdermabrasion, needling, fractional resurfacing laser|
|Spider Angioma (blood vessel with a body and legs)||IPL, Vascular laser|
|Stretch Marks (red)||Vascular laser, fractional resurfacing laser, needling, chemical peels, topical cream|
|Sun damage||Chemical Peels, microdermabrasion, IPL, Fractional Resurfacing Lasers, Needling|
|Tattoo removal||Q-Switched ND:Yag|
|Telangiectasia (broken facial veins)||IPL, Vascular Laser|
|Vascular lesions(blood vessels)||IPL, Vascular Laser, ND:Yag Laser|
|Venous Lake (blue/purple blood vessel on lip)||ND:Yag Laser, Vascular Laser|
|Vitiligo||Excimer Laser, medication|
|Wrinkles||Chemical Peels, microdermabrasion, IPL, Fractional Resurfacing Lasers, Needling, injections|