Skin whitening Treatment
Make Yourself Beautiful-Sleeker, smoother and younger looking skin!
Abnormally darkened skin due to sun damage, aging, hyperpigmentation and other factors can mar your smooth complexion, cause you to look older and defeat your cosmetic goals. Various disorders, genetic triggers and natural aging processes cause the skin to darken, and many people don’t like their natural skin colors. Skin whitening techniques run the gamut of cosmetic procedures from bleaching creams to cryosurgery, and common whitening techniques include laser skin resurfacing, dermabrasion, chemical peels and even natural remedies.
Laser skin whitening works in two distinct ways to lighten skin: ablative and non-ablative laser treatments to encourage new growth and disrupt production of melanin. Ablative procedures remove the top layer of skin to stimulate new growth while non-ablative lasers provide less invasive treatments by stimulating cells to thicken collagen and rejuvenate skin.
Laser Skin Whitening Treatment
Babies usually have perfect, healthy skin, but environmental factors and aging immediately begin affecting the body’s largest organ. Uneven tones mar complexions and contribute to older looking skin. Pregnancy, sun damage, acne scarring, hyperpigmentation and other health problems can generate severely uneven skin that compromises facial and bodily appearances. Beauty and fashion magazines tend to focus on brighter, lighter skin tones, so many people prefer to lighten their natural skin color.
A laser skin whitening Treatment is often safer, more effective and longer lasting for rejuvenating the skin than bleaching creams and other cosmetic options. Different types of laser treatment or brands of laser skin whitening machine provide different advantages and risks, so discussing your cosmetic goals with our experienced medical professional Doctors are the best way to determine the most advantageous technique for your particular case.
What is skin whitening surgery?
Skin whitening surgery refer to a depigmentation procedure or system which aims at achieving a lighter skin tone or whitening dark complexion by reducing melanin pigmentation in skin. There are a number of ways through which this can be achieved. They include laser skin lightening, cosmetic and bleaching or plastic surgery procedures.
Alternatively, you can opt for non-surgical options such as lightening products like creams, soaps and serums.
Certain products such as skin bleaching and lightening creams for black skin may produce irregular results and normally take longer. However, clinics have modern equipment and can use special surgical techniques to produce better results. These are very expensive services.
Consideration before a skin whitening cosmetic surgery
Before you make a standpoint, there are certain important considerations to make and preliminary decisions to take. Below are some recommendations which clients should adhere to as far as lightening surgery is concerned.
Laser skin lightening treatment procedures
Types of laser treatments include:
This is also another cosmetic skin lightening procedure. Laser treatments can either be categorized as non-surgical or abrasive depending on the techniques applied to attain a skin fairness or evenness of colour tone.
IPL or intense pulsed laser treatments:
rovide gentle, non-ablative stimulation of deep layers of skin to increase collagen production and rejuvenate skin. The technique, often called a photofacial, treats conditions like facial scars, freckles and age spots, fine lines, rosacea and other skin pigmentation irregularities.
Fraxel lasers treat:
severe acne scarring, sun damage, stretch marks, hyperpigmentation, brown spots and other skin problems.
Fractionated CO2 lasers are used for laser resurfacing to revitalize aging skin, treat acne scars, minimize rough skin and care for sun-damaged skin. These machines generate the most surgical risks and lengthy recovery times.
LED systems have shown promise in providing minimally invasive skin lightening and rejuvenation.
Combination therapies often include laser treatments, chemical peels, non-ablative techniques and dermal injectables to rejuvenate skin and restore a more youthful skin tone and appearance.
Consult a plastic surgeon
Upon settling on your options, you may be required to visit a surgeon it your treatment plan is cosmetic. The surgeon will help you conceptualize your wishes that are achievable. You also have an opportunity to learn more about various procedures by asking for clarification and questions. Details about processes involved, effects and costs will be dealt with. This means that you have to set a clear mind and have a positive thinking about skin lightening surgery.
Make a decision
Your surgeon should give you some time in order to decide a favourable option in case there are two or more of surgical lightening or whitening processes in system. It will be upon your surgeon to determine the most appropriate lightening procedure to go with worth your satisfaction.
Laser Skin Lightening Recovery time
Laser skin lightening therapy may take some recovery time, so you should include the appropriate recovery period for your type of treatment before scheduling surgery. Ablative treatments could take up to six weeks while non-ablative procedures have faster recovery times but usually take at least a week. People with minor skin imperfections might want to investigate other treatment options.
Lighter shades of skin color aren’t necessarily more attractive, but correcting patches of discolored skin, eliminating fine wrinkles and rejuvenating skin improve most people’s appearances. Fortunately, laser procedures accomplish multiple goals, lighten skin and create a more even complexion. Some people suffer from low self-esteem due to having darker complexions, and professional skin whitening helps them feel more attractive and youthful. Discuss your cosmetic goals with Dr. Kaushik Patel to determine the best strategy for reaching realistic cosmetic goals.
Common problems tackled include
Lightening naturally dark skin, Removal of dark spots due to photo-ageing effect particularly on face and sun-exposed areas, Imperfections caused by melanin, injury, etc. These techniques are costly and require a good financial planning. One of the most of the advanced technology of laser skin lightening is available in Vadodara.
Skin whitening aftercare treatment
Your treatment plan should also cater for adequate and timely recovery. After undergoing any procedures to lighten skin, it is very important to follow instructions given by your dermatologist and surgery team. This is especially crucial in determining how long healing is likely to take besides the procedure you had gone for.
Some of the maintenance products, aftercare and treatments may vary from one skin type to another. It may also depend on the kind of treatment you undergo. However, majority of these treatments comprise use of mixtures of gels and topical lotions.
Remember that your surgical doctor should give adequate instructions to use these products. Note: melanin-inhibiting sunscreen should be part of daily treatment because it helps block sunlight that would otherwise influence skin pigmentation even after skin whitening procedures.
Side effects of Skin whitening surgery treatment
It is worth it being aware of side effects of cosmetic surgery procedures for lightening and improving the appearance of your skin tone. If your decision is to go for an intense treatment then rest assured, you should be well prepared for consequences. The following are common side effects of any cosmetic skin surgery.
1. Skin discomforts
2. Pigmentation and skin colour problems
3. Skin crusting
4. Sensitivity in skin
Due to complications, many dark skinned Africans and African Americans may not attain a very light skin tone. This is because the cosmetic effect to reduce thick layer of melanin under their skin results in skin fairness.