Ulthera has been found to improve UVB induced pigmentation

A recent report has found that Ulthera, a treatment long regarded as the gold standard for non-surgical face lifting using high-intensity focussed ultrasound, has shown to be able to improve UVB induced pigmentation in patients with Fitzpatrick skin type IV, but its efficacy in other hyperpigmented conditions including melasma is still lacking, although studies [...]

2020-06-16T13:59:04+00:00 June 10th, 2020|Acne|

Keeping acne at bay PART 2

6. Keep your hands off your face. Avoid touching your face or propping your cheek or chin on your hands. Not only can you spread bacteria, you can also irritate the already inflamed facial skin. Never pick or pop pimples with your fingers, as it can lead to infection and scarring. 7. Stay out of the [...]

2017-06-14T20:52:45+00:00 August 23rd, 2015|Acne, Aesthetic, Skin care, Uncategorized|

But tell me, what causes Acne (A. vulgaris)?

    Unfortunately, the cause of acne is not fully understood. Though stress can aggravate acne, it does not cause it. Common acne (also known as acne vulgaris) in teenagers starts with an increase in hormone production. During puberty, both boys and girls produce high levels of androgens, the male sex hormones that include testosterone. Testosterone signals the body to make more [...]

2017-06-14T20:54:04+00:00 July 26th, 2015|Acne, Aesthetic|

What is acne?

  There next few blog posts will look at a subject that is close to most our or hearts... Acne! Nearly everyone has suffered from a pimple outbreak and scars at some point in their life. Acne starts when greasy secretions from the skin's sebaceous glands clog the tiny openings for hair follicles . If the openings are large, [...]

2017-06-14T20:54:51+00:00 July 24th, 2015|Acne|

How often should I exfoliate my face?

  Throughout the day, contaminants wind up on the surface of your skin, clogging your pores. In addition to this, your skin is constantly regenerating cells to help keep your skin healthy. The average adult sheds around 50,000 skin cells each minute as part of this process. Sometimes these skin cells do not fall off [...]

2016-12-09T16:09:13+00:00 July 16th, 2015|Acne, Aesthetic, Skin care|

Receiving Red Light Therapy

  Interestingly enough, light therapy was first discovered by NASA astronauts as a way to grow plants in space. Other than the blue light therapy, the Red light therapy in dermatology was investigated as doctors noticed an increasing amount of patients who were immune to the normal antibiotic treatments used to get rid of acne. [...]

2017-06-14T20:04:18+00:00 July 14th, 2015|Acne, Aesthetic|

Blue light for Acne

Blue light therapy technology, is an additional option for the treatment of acne. In fact, research has shown in-office and at-home systems produce positive results for acne sufferers.  The treatment works by killing the acne-causing bacteria known as Propionibacterium acnes, or P acnes, which can cause inflammation. P acnes is sensitive to blue light. Using [...]

2016-12-09T16:09:13+00:00 July 11th, 2015|Acne|

EHA AcneClear

When it comes to aesthetic, Acne is a very common problem among teenagers. What may be less well known is that it can affect many adults as well. While there are many effective treatments, the most commonly used are antibiotics and retinoid acid. These treatments can cause irritation or even result in the development of antibiotic [...]

2016-12-09T16:09:15+00:00 March 17th, 2015|Acne|

How To Treat Acne with Lutronic Mosaic ECO2

Acne is an aesthetic skin condition that is typically seen on a person's face. Acne affects people of all races and ages, particularly people between eleven to thirty years of age. It is also commonly associated with adolescents, especially during puberty. Acne occurs when a hair follicle tries to grow and finds the skin pore blocked [...]

2017-06-14T19:30:38+00:00 September 25th, 2013|Acne|

Lutronic Mosaic ECO2: Does It Really Help With Acne Scar Removal?

When talking about aesthetic, acne is the common issue that we received. Acne is a skin complication that has been affecting millions of people from all over the world for a long time.  Adolescents or teenagers are most susceptible to this particular condition.  It is characterized by swelling, paleness, and redness of the skin and [...]

2016-12-09T16:09:16+00:00 September 25th, 2013|Acne|