Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Rejuvenate yourself at Dr Purniam D'souza's skincare clinic.

Dr Purnima D’souza is an internationally trained cosmetic dermatologist. A pioneer in India for Autologus fat transplant as a permanent treatment for wrinkles. This wrinkles treatment is permanent in contrast to Botox. She honed her skills in cosmetic dermatology in hospitals in Canada. An experts in advanced skin care, lasers as well as advanced methods to treat wrinkles. There are lot of facilities at her clinic.

Face Rejuvenation: Total correction of all the problems on the face through various procedures.

Photo Rejuvenation: Correction of problems on the face, like pigmentation through IPL laser treatment.

Surgical Treatment: Minor surgeries for removal of moles,warts and other growths on skin. This is done as an office procedure in one sitting.

Eyelid Surgery: Corrects sagging eyelids and puffiness around the eyes. All the above surgeries are one time procedures and do not require an overnight stay in the hospital

Abdominoplasty: This procedures involves tightening of abdominal muscles, removal of excessive sagging skin in the abdominal area and removal of stretch marks from the abdomen. This involves a two night stay in the hospital.

Cosmetic Surgeries for Men: Most of the above surgeries can be performed on men too.

Gynecornastia: This is a condition where male breasts are abnormally large, causing a great cosmetic concern. It can be corrected by a single surgery and does not require an overnight stay.

Breast Lift and Augmentation: Lifting of sagging breasts, Breast Augmentation which improves the shape of the breasts by inserting breast implants, Breast Reduction- Reducing the size of the breasts as desired by the patient.

Chin Surgery: Correction of the existing shape of the chin.

Hair Treatment: Non- Invasive treatments with growth stimulating machine. Invasive Surgical Hair transplant.

Invasive Treatment: Botox, Restylane: Autologous fat transplant, Surgical facelift, Hyperhydrosis( Treatment for excessive sweating of underarms, palms and soles)

Major Plastic Surgery: Liposuction( Abdomen, Thighs, Buttocks, Arms, Double Chin). This procedure involves sucking out the fat from desired area and reshaping the part.

Stretch marks Prevention and treatment: Preventive treatment of stretch marks for Pregnant women and treatment for existing stretch marks.

Rhinoplasty Correction of nose: Correction of nose through minor surgery.
Under Arm Darkness Treatment: Various treatment procedures to lighten the underarm darkness.

Acne and Acne Scars: Treatment for active acne scars with topical treatments, laser treatments.

Eye rejuvenation: Treats dark circles and puffiness around the eyes.

Pigmentation on face: Treats blemishes,scars, suntanning of face and other parts of the body.

Nail Treatment: Treatment depends on the existing nail condition.

Wrinkles and Sagging of Face: Non-invasive treatments, Non- surgical facelift, Microcurrent treatment, Invasive treatments- Botox, Restylane( Injectable –Need to be repeated)

Dr. Purnima’s clinic is at Ground floor, Prem Cottage, Opp Hsbc Bank, Pali Road, Bandra (w), Mumbai-50, Tele no is 26515059.

Here is the interview taken by Rajendra Ganotra;

Hair Loss:

Q) What are the treatment options include?
A) Male pattern baldness may be medically treated with topical minoxidil or oral finasteride, drugs that can restart hair growth in some patients. Hair restoration surgical procedures include hair transplant,scalp reduction, scalp extenders, and scalp lifts.

Q) What are the causes of hair Loss?
A) By far the most reason for loss of scalp hair is androgenetic alopecia. About 50 million men in the U.S have scalp hair loss due to male-pattern androgenetic alopecia ( male pattern baldness). More than 30 million women in the U.S have scalp hair Loss due to female-pattern baldness. Androgenetic alopecca is an inherited condition that is, it “runs in the family” Causes can include heredity, various acute and Chronic diseases, nutritional deficiency, medications, radiation, and improper cosmetic hair treatments. Other causes include various acute and chronic diseases, and improper hair treatments.

Plastic Surgery:

Q) What are there in Plastic Surgery?
A) There are Liposuction, Tummy Tuck, Breast Augmantation, Breast Lift ( Mastopexy), Nose surgery ( Rhinoplasty), Eyelid Surgery ( Blepharoplasty)

Liposuction: It is a procedure that can help sculpt the body by removing fat from specific areas, including the abdomen,hips,buttocks, thighs, knees, upper arms, chin, cheecks and necks.

Tummy Tuck: Abdominoplasty, known more commonly as a “tummy tuck”, is a major surgical procedure to remove excess skin and fat from the middle and lower abdomen and to tighten the muscles of the abdominal wall.

3 . Breast Augmentation: Breast augmentation, technically known as augmentation mammoplasty, is a surgical procedure to enhance the size and shape of a woman’s breast for a number of reasons.
To enhance the body contour of a women who, for personal reasons, feels her breast size is too small
To restore breast volume lost due to weight loss or following pregnancy.
To improve the shape of breasts that are sagging or have lost firmness,often used with a breast lift procedure.
To provide the foundation of a breast contour when a breast has been removed or disfigured by surgery to treat breast cancer.
To improve breast appearance or create the appearance of a breast that is missing or disfigured due to trauma, heredity, or congenital abnormalities.

Q) What is face Lift?
A) As people age, the effects of gravity, exposure to the sun and stress of daily life can be seen in their faces,deep creases form between the nose and mouth, the jaw line grows slack and jowly,folds and fat deposits appear around the neck. A face Lift ( technically known as Rhytidectomy) can’t stop this aging process. What face Lift can do is “sit back the clock” It improves the most visible signs of aging by removing excess fat, tightening underlying muscles and redraping the skin of your face and neck.

Q) What are suggestions after getting face Lift?
A) Avoid strenuous activity, including sex and heavy ( walking and mild stretching are fine) Avoid alcohol,steam baths and saunas for several months. Above all, get plenty of rest and allow your body to spend its energy on healing.

Q) What is acne?
A) Acne is a res,irritating skin rash primarily affecting teenagers and young adults. It can, however, occur at all ages. Typical acne appears in the oil-producing areas of the body- namely the face,chest, back. Acne can also occure on the neck and upper arms.

Q) Who gets acne?
A) In most cases, acne starts between the ages of 10 and 13 and usually lasts for 5 to 10 years. It normally goes away on its own sometime in the early twenties.However,acne can pasist into the late twenties or thirties or even beyond . Some people get acne for the first time as adults.

Q) Which part of body are prone for acne?
A) Acne lesions are most common on the face, but they can also occurs on the neck, chest,back, shoulders,scalp, and upper arms and legs.

Q) What is acne treatment?
A) Resolution takes time, what works for one person may not work for another. A dermatologists help may required.

Q) What are specific treatments offered at your clinic?
A) The topical treatment carried out exclusively at our clinic includes cleansing of face( or the area where patient is suffering from acne). Application of AHA mask (which is prepared by myself containing most effective ingredients).Application of cooling mask ( which is a preparation made out of herbal medicines and aromatic oils prepared by myself)

Q) Why Laser Acne treatment?
A) Acne is generally successfully treated with a variety of topical and oral medications. Inflammatory acne often requires the chronic use of antibiotics by mouth. Laser treatment can usually lead to a lessening of the amount of required antibiotics. Laser treatment can improve not only the inflamed acne, but also leads to improvement in acne scars.

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