Cosmetic Dermatology procedures can improve the appearance of the skin by correcting skin flaws such as skin tags, scars, birth marks and moles.
Diathermy is a safe and effective cosmetic treatment used to treat skin problems such as moles, warts, skin tags, spider veins, dilated and broken capillaries, red spots, white spots, and milia. Diathermy gives blemish free smooth skin, instantaneously. It is a bloodless procedure and does not require any stitches. It is used primarily for cosmetic treatment of the face, neck, shoulder, chest and back. These are the areas of the body which get exposed to the harmful effects of the sun and the environment and more often develop skin problems.
Diathermy involves the use of high energy current to produce intense heat which destroys the lesion. The area to be treated is made numb by applying local anaesthetic and then a fine hair-thin needle is introduced in the lesion to pass the current. The heat produced destroys the tissue of the lesion and the lesion disappears instantaneously. After the treatment mild swelling and redness may result which will resolve in few hours. The superficial sore is left open and allowed to heal on its own and forms a scab.
Depending on what is being treated, you may need a follow up treatment. You will undergo a full consultation free of charge before any procedure is carried out.
Cryopen™ is an advanced cryotherapy innovation that is a fast, effective safe and new solution for skin imperfections. A fine jet of nitrous oxide under high pressure is emitted destroying tissue by freezing the inter-cellular fluid, forming ice shards and crystals which rupture the membrane, therefore destroying the cell.
Cryopen™ can treat
- Skin tags
- Solar Lentigo
- Age Spots
- Cherry angoma and verrucae
The treated area may go darker over a few weeks, but will return to normal pigmented skin after about 6 weeks.
There will be a pain sensation similar to a stinging nettle on the skin when the nitrous oxide reaches the bottom of the area. There might be a little residual stinging for a few minutes after treatment.