Skin Whitening

Skin Whitening

A fair glowing skin is what we always dream. What not we try for to achieve a fairer, glowing and even-toned skin. But thanks to the advancements in technologies that help us to achieve a bright skin tone. Skin whitening treatment basically includes therapies that utilise some natural or chemical ingredients to impart a glow to the skin and make it look very supple and healthy. Skin whitening treatment has recently been so popular especially when the modern society started considering fair skin as a symbol of beauty. Women with darker skin choose to change the complexion due to varied social pressure.

There are some herbal products such as saffron, lavender, turmeric, sandalwood, etc., that exhibits some of the skin lightening properties and imparts a glow to the dark skin.  These natural ingredients possess some skin lightening properties. The best part is the natural skin whitening remedies that are not so expensive and are available easily. The best part of using such natural products is that it causes no harsh side effects to the skin, and they are easily available. Herbs like turmeric, saffron is helpful in reducing the skin pigment melanin. Aloe vera is another very important herb that shows the cooling and moisturising effect and is also known for reducing the pigmentation of the skin. But these herbal products may not work for all. However, due to an increased demand for fair skin and people’s craze in achieving a most effective result, the cosmetic industry now offers several skin whitening treatments that include laser therapy, chemical peels, skin bleaches, etc.

Benefits

  • Not all skin whitening treatments are effective for everyone, but laser skin whitening has been the most popular one since it worked on a number of skin problems.
  • While skin whitening treatments may take weeks to display the results, but after undergoing the laser treatment the results are usually seen immediately.
  • After undergoing any skin whitening treatment, the skin appears to be healthy and glowing with reduced appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, erasing acne scars, repairing, reducing dark spots, etc.
  • People who undergo a skin whitening procedure, after achieving the results fees relieved and that gives them a physiological impact.
  • The best part after undergoing a skin whitening procedure is candidates can achieve an improved and enhanced appearance that boosts up their confidence and self-esteem.

Treatment Procedure

Obangi-nu-derm- This is such a chemical that penetrates into deeper layers of the skin and enhances the restoration of healthy skin cells. It helps in reducing pigmentation, age spots, and fine lines and also improves in restoring the skin elasticity. This product is suitable for all skin types. This treatment procedure comprises of a set of creams with cleansing gels each of which exhibits specific actions like rectifying hyperpigmentation, accelerating skin turnover and neutralising free radicals that can reduce the chances of skin damage.

Glutathione injections- Glutathione injection basically inhibits the melanin production by preventing the metabolic pathway. This helps in the gradual lightening of the skin tone. It is a powerful antioxidant that is used as an injection and this helps in achieving quicker results with a full body glow. These injections are generally given once in every five weeks. The best part of this injection is that it consists rare side effects including least bruising that will disappear within few days. After undergoing injection sessions, the patients are provided with Glutathione tablets for maintaining the results.

Chemical peels- Chemical peeling is a skin rejuvenating method that uses chemicals to help to remove the superficial layers to deep layers of the skin. It also effectively reduces the dead cells and blemishes. These chemical peels are available at various concentrations, the appropriate peel is usually recommended by the surgeon. The results after using a chemical peel provide a new regenerated skin with a smooth texture. It is particularly helpful in melasma or dark circles that is a result of sun damage, drug reaction and birth control pills.

Derma rollers- It is such a device that helps in increasing the collagen and elastin in the skin. This procedure is very helpful in reducing the fine wrinkles, acne scars, stretch marks. It contains approximately 200 microneedles that range from 0.5 mm to 2.5mm. These microneedles open up the pores of the superficial skin at the area of the application without damaging the skin. During this time, the skin absorbs any cream which not only lightens the skin but also enhances the collagen production.

IPL/Nd YAG laser- These laser technologies helps in breaking the melanin pigment that is responsible for hyperpigmentation. The pigments get destructed and scattered by the laser light rays by discarding the body’s metabolism procedure. It is an absolutely safe technique that does not include a long recovery. The results achieved are excellent especially when combined with medications and sun protection. Surgeons may also combine NdYag laser with pixel laser that serves effectively in removing any superficial dead skin layer along with pigmentation. CO2, erbium lasers may also be used by the surgeon to serve this purpose.

The lasers used in skin lightening uses high energy light that is directed at the affected skin region. It basically destroys the unwanted dark cells by permitting the skin to generate new cells to replace those old ones. A laser mostly generates two wavelengths that can be very useful in addressing the lesions on the skin. The laser beam penetrates into the layer of skin without causing any harm to the topmost layer of the skin. They are responsible for stimulating the production of healthy collagen and other proteins that are quite useful for healthier and younger-looking skin.

One laser treatment session is definitely not enough to achieve the best results. 1-2 treatment sessions may be required to remove the dark spots and improve the skin tone and quality.

Recovery

Immediately after undergoing the laser skin resurfacing procedure, some percentage of the result is almost visible immediately. The laser's ability to restructure the collagen actually depicts the recovery time. Patients are able to resume normal activities immediately after undergoing the procedure. But surgeon provides the patients with a number of instructions that the patients must follow. The patients are also expected to use certain products that is the key to healing and maintenance. Protecting the treated skin from the sun with sunscreen is also very important. It may take few weeks or even few months for the skin to be back to normal. Achieving the best results is obvious but following the surgeon’s instruction is very important. Additionally, choosing a surgeon carefully is also very important because this treatment if done in wrong hands may produce most adverse results.

Limitations

Undergoing a skin whitening treatment is no doubt exciting, but while using many skin whitening crams patients may also experience some remarkable risks. Skin thinning may be a remarkable side effect. It is such a condition that may be characterised by severe bruising, exposed capillaries, stretch marks and other serious problems.

Other side effects mostly include swelling, itchiness or redness in the skin. Some patients with sensitive skin may also experience a burning sensation that depends on the skin quality. Some infection may also be seen which can be avoided by using antibiotics. In worst cases, patients may experience some alterations in skin pigmentation. Acne breakout, scabbing, sensitivity to sun, tightness, discomfort, etc. are some common side effects which are self-resolving within few days of undergoing the procedure.

Procedure Surgeon in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, the city of pearls is a perfect combination of old and new cultures. It has the contemporary skyscrapers with high rising heritage building add up the beauty. The city’s rising popularity and its evolution as a commercial sector have paved the way for various other issues. These issues started adding physical and mental stress due to the excessive use of cosmetics that gave rise to skin darkening.

Inform clinic in Hyderabad provides skin whitening solution at the most pocket-friendly prices. This is a one-stop destination where patients can undergo any cosmetic procedure. This clinic aims at providing the best services to the patients and helps them in improving the quality of life. There are many treatment options available for skin lighting, the surgeons will choose the best one depending on the skin quality of the candidates. The team of highly skilled and experienced surgeons is always backed up with trained technicians and nurses who make the patient feel comfortable.

Preparations before, on the day and after undergoing the procedure

After consulting with the surgeon, it I very important to follow the pre-op instructions that are provided by the surgeon. Usually, the doctor or dermatologist provides these instructions after evaluating the skin condition of the patients. The patients are instructed to avoid any instances of sun damage to the skin before undergoing the treatment. Any patients who are addicted to smoking must also stop smoking before undergoing the procedure because the nicotine content impairs the healing.

On the day of undergoing the procedure, the patients are also instructed to reach the clinic with no make-up on the skin. Normally, the patients are able to return back home immediately after undergoing the procedure. Patients do not experience any major pain or discomfort. People undergoing a laser treatment procedure may require applying a numbing cream on the skin to reduce the discomfort caused by the energy emitted by the laser.

Immediately after undergoing the laser procedure, the patients can return back home with no discomfort at all. After few days some patients may also experience some pain, tightness, blistering and other common side effects of the procedure. The side effects mostly resolve within few weeks and the skin becomes sensitive. Direct sun exposure must also avoid, some sunscreen must be applied to protect the skin.

Procedure FAQ

How often should these treatments be performed?

The frequency of undergoing the procedure depends on the type of treatment undergo, the skin condition and the desired result. Typically patients undergoing a laser treatment requires undergoing 5 to 6 sessions to achieve the optimal desirable result.

Who can undergo these treatment procedures?

Anyone who is in a good health, with no remarkable skin disease can undergo this procedure. Adults are only recommended to undergo a skin whitening procedure. Only pregnant and breastfeeding woman are restricted in undergoing any such treatment procedure that may cause some adverse effect on the health of the candidates. This is why it is very important to discuss with any board certified surgeon who can recommend the best possible option.

What is the time required to complete each procedure?

Any skilled surgeon wok generally takes 30 minutes to one hour to complete a single skin tightening procedure.

What are the restrictions that the surgeons provide after undergoing the procedure?

Excessive sun exposure with bare and naked skin must be avoided to minimize the effects of treatment. It is very important to avoid the sun exposure to achieve the optimal results. There are certainly other activities too that must be avoided like smoking, consumption of alcohol, poor diet, environmental toxins, poor sleep, stress.

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