Saturday, 28 July 2018

Vitalize peel and its benefit

The Vitalize Peel helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and can also help reduce or eliminate the appearance of some scars. In addition, the peel removes the dull, rough upper layers of skin, revealing younger, fresher, more vibrant skin beneath. As a result, patients appear younger and more refreshed, with smoother, brighter skin texture and appearance overall. The Vitalize Peel is clinically proven to reduce the signs of aging. 

Is a Vitalize peel right for me?

Vitalize Peel may be right for you If you suffer from mild-to-moderate skin imperfections, such as lines and wrinkles and uneven skin tone and texture. During your consultation, Dr. Manju Keshari will assess your skin and recommend the best treatment for your skin.

Benefits of a Vitalize Peel

The Vitalize Peel corrects skin imperfections that result from aging and sun exposure. This peel smoothes fine lines and wrinkles and helps to improve acne, hyperpigmentation and melasma. This peel is non-invasive and well tolerated with little downtime. Many patients choose the Vitalize Peel because of its many benefits including:

  • Minimal downtime and discomfort
  • Improving skin color and texture
  • Giving the skin a natural and radiant glow
  • Tightening pores and improves acne scarring
  • Suitable for all skin types
  • Softens the appearance of fine wrinkles
  • Helps hyperpigmentation

How is Vitalize Peel performed?

The Vitalize Peel takes about 20 to 40 minutes. No anesthesia is necessary for the treatment. Our skin care specialist will apply the peel, which works to actively encourage exfoliation of the epidermis. You may experience a warm, tingling sensation, which can last for several hours following the procedure. Subsequent Vitalize peels may be repeated every 3 to 4 weeks. There is no limit to the number of Vitalize peels a person can receive as long as improvement continues.

What are the risks or possible complications of the Vitalize Peel?

The Vitalize peel is a very safe procedure with few associated risks. However, the procedure should not be performed on those who are pregnant, have aspirin allergies, active cold sores, or are using Accutane or some Chemotherapy medications.

Friday, 20 July 2018

Chemical peel and its effect

Chemical peel a most often hard name in cosmetics procedure is a skin-resurfacing procedure in which a chemical solution is applied to the skin to remove the top layers. The skin that grows back after a chemical peel is smoother and younger looking. In it cosmetic treatments that can be applied to the face, hands, and neck. During this procedure, chemical solutions will be applied to the area being treated, which causes the skin to exfoliate and eventually peel off.

A chemical peel is used to treat verity of things including:
  • Wrinkles and fine lines
  • Sun damage repair
  • Acne scars removal
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Scars reduction
  • Melasma

Type of chemical peels: There are three different types of chemical peels that you can get. These include:
  1. Superficial peels,
  2. Medium peels, 
  3. Deep peels.
Effect and side effects? 

Some people with a particular type of skin can face issues immediately after taking a Chemical Peels treatment for their skin. Some of them can even see some swelling and breaking of the skin surface that can take a few days to recover fully. Similarly, there are instances of alteration in the color of the skin after the peel withers off. There have also been reports of scarring on the skin surface following a Chemical Peels treatment.

A chemical peel can cause various side effects, including:
  • Scarring. Rarely, a chemical peel can cause scarring — typically on the lower part of the face. Antibiotics and steroid medications can be used to soften the appearance of these scars.
  • Redness. Normal healing from a chemical peel involves redness of the treated skin. After a medium or deep chemical peel, redness might last for several months.
  • Changes in skin color. A chemical peel can cause treated skin to become darker than normal (hyperpigmentation) or lighter than normal (hypopigmentation). Hyperpigmentation is more common after superficial peels, while hypopigmentation is more common after a deep peel
  • Infection. A chemical peel can cause a flare-up of the herpes virus — the virus that causes cold sores. Rarely, a chemical peel can lead to a bacterial or fungal infection.
  • Heart, kidney or liver damage. A deep chemical peel uses carbolic acid (phenol), which can damage the heart muscle and cause the heart to beat irregularly. Phenol can also harm the kidneys and liver. To limit exposure to phenol, a deep chemical peel is done in portions at 10- to 20-minute intervals.

What are the benefits of chemical peels?

If performed correctly in appropriate patients, the appearance of the treated skin will have a more youthful texture with a uniform coloration that will blend with their untreated skin.

Who Is a Good Candidate For a Chemical Peel?

“Generally, fair-skinned and light-haired patients are better candidates for chemical peels,” it says by Dr. Manju Keshari, Sr. Dermatologist in KEMPS Skin Clinic, Vaishali, Ghaziabad. If you have darker skin, you may also have good results, depending on the type of problem being treated. But you also may be more likely to have an uneven skin tone after the procedure.

Saturday, 14 July 2018

What is fungal infection and how it’s treated?

A fungus is just a type of germ.A fungus is a primitive organism and the fungi can live everywhere in the air, in the soil, on plants, and in water. Some fungi are helpful, while others harmful. Fungi (the plural of fungus) are all around us and don't usually cause any problems. However, occasionally they can settle down and grow in places on our bodies like our skin, nails, between our toes.

How fungal infections are spread

The main cause of spreading Fungal in ignoring hygiene. Infections are spread by direct skin contact (with humans or animals), or indirectly from contaminated articles on floors or in the soil. Shared changing rooms and showers are often a source of tinea, while some infections are spread by sharing of items such as towels.

Causes of fungal skin infections

You’re more likely to get a fungal skin infection if you:
  • Don’t dry your skin fully after a bath or shower
  • Come into contact with a person or animal with a fungal skin infection
  • Touch contaminated items, such as clothes, towels, and bedclothes
  • Walk barefoot in shower and pool areas
  • Wear tight clothing that doesn’t allow sweat to evaporate
  • Diabetes
  • Have recently taken a course of antibiotics
  • In pregnancy
  • Being  overweight

Symptoms of fungal skin infections

Fungal skin infections can cause a variety of different skin rashes. Some are red, scaly and itchy. Others may produce a fine scale, similar to dry skin. The fungus can affect just one area or several areas of your body. If you get a fungal infection of your scalp, you may lose some hair. The symptoms of a fungal skin infection depend on the type of fungus that’s caused it, and where it is. Fungal rashes can sometimes be confused with other skin conditions, such as psoriasis and eczema.

How can it be treated?

Commonly skin fungal infections are not serious and can be treated using a variety of techniques and methods. A common option is a laser treatment which has been shown to improve the skin’s condition after 5 months in the majority of cases. The doctor may even focus laser treatment on nails as it may not show any symptoms of infection at first, and this will help to remove any potential fungus growing there.

The fungi are killed by the heat generated by the laser, targeting and killing fungus cells in the affected area which helps to prevent any future manifestation. Patients will experience no major side effects and can resume daily activities immediately since no downtime is required after treatment.

At KEMPS Skin Clinic, our doctors will guide and advise you for the best treatment and the number of sessions required. Depending on your skin’s condition and severity of the infection, a combination of techniques may be used in order to maximize the chances of curing the fungal infection as quickly as possible.