Whiteheads, Blackheads, pimples, cysts and nodules are all types of acne. Follicles are what connects the sebaceous or oil glands in the skin to the surface through the pores. Acne happens when the follicles get blocked and a collection of oil, skin cells and other debris clump together into a plug. This plug gets infected with P. Acnes bacteria causing swelling along with the production of pus.
A Carbon Laser Peel involves the application of a thin layer of carbon lotion onto the skin followed by laser light from a Q-switched Nd-YAG laser. This causes tiny multi-explosions of the carbon particles which exfoliates the skin and clears out debris from the pores. The Laser energy then works to improve acne by shrinking the pores, reducing inflammatory acne and at the same time stimulates collagen regrowth. The immediate effect of the treatment is a brighter looking complexion and tightened skin.
About 5-10 sessions are recommended 2-4 weeks apart depending on your skin condition. Each session will take about 30 minutes total with face cleansing and post-procedure care.
No there is no pain, other than the multi-explosion sound from the carbon (which we can provide ear plugs for) the procedure is very well tolerated.
Some patients may experience mild redness of the skin from the thermal energy which will subside within a few hours.
Blue LED light effectively treats acne by killing the p. acnes bacteria and reducing inflammation associated with acne prone skin. At the same time, it also stimulates collagen to improve wound healing. Regular treatment results not only in a reduction in acne but also a glowing appearance and improved texture of the skin. LHE is excellent when used in combination with keratolytic agents which gently remove the top layer of dead skin and debris.
8 sessions are recommended bi-weekly to start seeing results. Depending on your skin condition our doctors may also recommend oral or topical agents to further enhance your results. Each session will take about 30 minutes total with face cleansing and post-procedure care.
No there is no pain or downtime with this gentle treatment.
Enerpeel® PA is a pyruvic acid peel excellent for addressing oily and acne prone skin. It is a medium depth chemical peel which has been clinically shown to reduce oiliness of the skin and improve pustular papular acne with minimal side effects of redness and peeling.
We recommend 4-6 sessions about 1 month apart. Each session will take about 30 minutes total with cleansing and post procedure care.
You may feel a slight tingling sensation but there is not pain
No, other than some minor peeling of the skin which can happen there is no significant downtime.
The Fotona Laser reduces active inflammation of acne by destroying the root oil gland at its optimal depth and significantly decreases the chances of new acne formation. In addition to this, the Fotona laser also accelerates the healing process and stimulates new collagen remodelling which is an important step in the long-term treatment of acne.
The procedure itself takes only about 15-20 minutes, and patients may expect a tingling sensation on the skin. There is no downtime and normal activities can be resumed post treatment. Minimal sun exposure is advised.
The number of sessions required depends on the individual’s skin but generally at least 4-6 sessions about 1 month apart is recommended for active acne after which maintenance treatment can be done as required.
Generally, you should avoid any prolonged sun exposure prior to treatment, and always use a sunblock of at least SPF30 when you are out. Our doctors will advise you on pre-treatment care according to your specific needs.
All our treatment options are designed to effectively combat acne with minimal-to-zero downtime. There could be mild dryness, flaking or some light sensitivity of your skin after treatment, but it should subside in a few days. Generally, stay protected from prolonged sun exposure. Our doctors will recommend a customized post-treatment care accordingly, to ensure you get the best results.
A single procedure can make a significant impact on your complexion. Your complexion may be brighter-looking and skin may be tightened immediately after. However, consistent treatment is key to see improvements in the long run. Generally, you will see a reduction of inflammatory acne after 2-4 months with our treatments. Results will continue to progress following more treatment.
All our treatments are clinically designed to treat acne problems effectively and safely. Skin is a personal issue, we recommend that you come in for a consultation with our doctors who can offer comprehensive and customized treatment plans for all types of skin.
Once your skin is cleared, this episode of acne may be over, but it does not mean that your skin will not relapse. We recommend getting maintenance treatment every few months and keeping to a skincare regime to ensure that the effects of your acne treatment are preserved.
Fusion Medical was set up in the year 2015. Our founders, being passionate about offering one-stop quality healthcare services at affordable rates, decided to set up the first Executive Medical Centre in One-North. This centre is equipped with diagnostic and imaging equipment to provide convenience to our patients. Diagnostic and imaging equipment include X-Ray, Ultrasound, ECG treadmill, Spirometry, Tonometry, Mammogram, Electrocardiogram, Audiometry Tests and Bone Densitometry.
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