What is skin rejuvenation?
Skin rejuvenation therapies are the therapies that are required to correct or reverse the damage the skin has undergone over years.
Why should you undergo a skin rejuvenation therapy?
Over years, our skin loses its tone, moisture and elasticity and theres visible appearance of pigmentation, lines and wrinkles, acne or pimples, sun damage etc. These are signs that the skin is not being taken care of. Skin rejuvenation therapies help control and reduce the effects of damage cause by all or one of these skin conditions.
What to expect out of skin rejuvenation therapy?
Skin rejuvenation therapies helps treat skin damage at various levels. You will be left with visibly younger and smoother looking skin. Some treatments cause the skin to flake and peel off, hence before and after care needs to be taken.
What should one do before skin rejuvenation therapy?
Share medical history and skin healing behaviours with the doctor. Some procedures cause stinging or burning sensations after the therapy. Make sure you inform your pain threshold to the doctor and take the prescribed medication.
What should one do after skin rejuvenation therapy?
Minor indentations that can be felt when touched.
Sore of itchy areas on the skin with visible stretch marks.
Causes of Stretch Marks
One should take good sun protective measures after the treatment and avoid makeup and chemicals that could cause infections.
Types of skin rejuvenation therapies
Salicylic acid Salicylic acid unclogs the pores in the skin that have been blocked when sebum combines with dead skin cells without affecting the sebaceous glands and the production of sebum.
Chemical peels Chemical peels are an effective method of skin rejuvenation. They trigger exfoliation of the dead or scarred skin and help produce new skin cells. Peels with different levels of strength are carried out depending on the severity of the condition.
Mesotherapy Mesotherapy is a non-invasive form of treatment that introduces anti-oxidants into the skin to treat skin issues like acne, pigmentation etc. It also helps produce new skin tissue and normalizes the skin tone.
Lasers Therapy Laser therapy helps remove dead skin cells and excess oils that clog the pores. Laser therapy also stimulates growth of collagen and makes the skin look plump and refreshed.
Carbon peels with switched laser A combination of carbon peels with switched laser helps shrink the oil glands, break pigmentation and clean the pores.
Microdermabrasion Microdermabrasion is a non-invasive technique to clean the pores and increases the elasticity of the skin.
Q Switched Laser Q Switched Laser helps treat pigmentation by releasing the pigment into the skin to be naturally absorbed by the body.
Ultra Violet Light Violet light therapy helps in re-pigmentation and reduces the size of the discoloured patches on the skin to make the skin look even toned and healthy.
Filler Injections Filler collagen injections help reduce the appearance of scars, fine line or wrinkles.