Friday, 29 December 2017

Get A Acne Free Skin

The dream of everyone is to have a clear and glowing skin. Acne is one of the skin diseases that result in scars.  Acne is resulted by accumulating the dead skin cells and oil from the skin in hair follicles.  Many of us also spent a large amount of money only for skin care treatment.

Acne is occurred by the accumulation of the dead skin cells and oil from the skin. A large number of people are suffering from the scars of acne.  Since people are very conscious about their skin a large number of clinics are mushrooming throughout the country. Dr.Mushtaq’s Skin Clinic is one of the skincare specialists in Kochi provides best facilities with the help of a dedicated team of doctors.  Acne treatment in Kochi became popular at present.  
 The commonly used treatment for acne is the application of some medicines like azelaic acid, benzoyl peroxide, and salicylic acid.  Antibiotic treatment is also available for acne.  Isotretinoin pills are used to treat severe acne.

 Removal nodules are cysts as a result of acne can be done a laser treatment. Dr.Mushtaq’s Skin Clinic provides this treatment and this of two types. They are ablative laser treatment and non-ablative laser treatment.  Ablative treatment involves creating an environment to produce new skin by removing the patches around the skin.  Non-ablative treatment involves activating the growth of collagen which is a protein helpful for the elasticity and regeneration of skin in the body.  
Dermatologists at  Dr.Mushtaq’s Skin Clinic evaluate the scar at first and then they start the treatment.  Once they diagnose the scar they provide the best acne scar treatment in Kerala. 
Now the curse of the unpleasant appearance of scars can become pleasant by taking the most suitable treatments.

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Friday, 20 October 2017

A Look into Various Types of Psoriasis

Psoriasis, A chronic autoimmune disease causing red, itchy, and scaly patches on the skin can be formed anywhere on the body. However, elbows, knees, and scalp are more prone to this.

Psoriasis - Types

There are several types of psoriasis. These include:
This common form can cause dry, raised, red skin lesions which might be itchy or painful. 
It affects fingernails and toenails, causing abnormal nail growth with discoloration. In a later stage may cause the nail to crumble.
This is triggered by the bacterial infection. Seen in small, water-drop shape.

Affects the skin in the armpits, in the groin, under the breasts, and around the genitals. Appear as inflamed skin with smooth patches of red, inflamed skin.
Pustular psoriasis. An uncommon form of psoriasis occurs in widespread patches, seen on hands, feet or fingertips.

When should You meet a doctor for Psoriasis Treatment?

  • Severe discomfort and pain
  • Difficulty in performing  daily routine tasks
  • Joint problems like pain and swelling

What Are the Treatments for Psoriasis?

Even though psoriasis is said to be incurable, it can be cured with proper treatment and medications. Even severe psoriasis can get cured during flare-ups in about 85% to 90% of cases.

Dr. Mushtaq’s Skin Clinic and Cosmetology Centre are one of the best skin care hospitals in Kochi that provides effective at the same time affordable treatments for Psoriasis in Kerala. The clinic has highly experienced and qualified skin specialists.
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Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Skin Lightening For Your Perfect Look..

Skin lighting or skin bleaching is a kind of cosmetic procedure that lightens the dark areas of the skin or accomplishes a pale skin colour. Skin lightening usually used for improving the appearance of blemishes such as dark patches and birth marks. Skin lightening procedures reduce the production or concentration of pigment melanin in the skin. Melanin is the pigment that provides skin its colour and helps body to protect from the sun light.

Skin Lightening Techniques

Skin lightening treatment uses some techniques to lighten the skin. They are
Skin lightening is a time consuming and expensive procedure. Skin lightening creams generally contain hydroquinone and corticosteroids such as hydrocortisone. These ingredients also have potential to harm skin so it is recommended to use them only after consulting the doctor. There are many alternative skin lightening products also available in the market that contains natural ingredients. These are certainly not harmful but could not provide any guarantee. Skin lightening treatment generally takes three to four months to show results. 

Risk Factors

Skin lightening procedure also has some side effects. They are
  • A burning or stinging sensation
  • Skin irritation and inflammation
  • Itchy and flaky skin
  • Visible blood vessels in the skin
  • Skin thinning

A laser treatment is also used to lighten the dark patches of skin or blemishes. A laser can work by removing the outer layer of skin or damaging the cells that produce melanin. Laser treatment results are quite variable or provide temporary skin lightening. Skin lightening treatment may take few sessions and each session will take around 30 minutes to an hour. It takes around six months to see treatment results.

Dr. Mushtaq’s Skin Clinic and Cosmetology Centre is one of the best skin care hospitals in Kochi that provides skin lightening treatment in Kerala. The clinic has highly experienced and qualified skin specialists.
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Monday, 5 June 2017

Remove Acne and see a new you

Acne may have affected everybody at some point in their teenage. For some people acne will be mild and does not last for a long period but in case of others acne can be long lasting and severe and sometimes can lead to permanent scarring.The best solution could be getting the treatment done in one of the best skin specialist clinic in kochi 

Causes of Acne

Acne is created when the sebaceous glands (the oil glands in the skin) become blocked. This causes trapping of oil build ups within the gland and causes inflammation. This swelling within the oil gland sometimes become so intense and results in rupture of the oil gland, causing further inflammation.

Treatment for Acne

Acne treatment will depend on the type of acne, whether you have a mild moderate or severe type of acne or whether inflammation or bacteria are present or not. 

Mild Acne: Treatment for mild acne like whiteheads, blackheads and pimples may includes the following:

  • Applying Salicylic Acid such as Propa pH or Stridex.
  • Applying Benzoyl Peroxide such as Brevoxyl or Triaz
  • Cleansing with warm water and mild soap
If these treatments does not work on you. The doctor may give you a prescription for stronger antibiotic lotions or creams.

Moderate to Severe Acne: Treatments for Moderate to Severe Acne includes stronger medicines or a combination of therapies. In this kind of acne deeper blemishes, such as nodules and cysts, are more likely to leave scars. The treatment for moderate to severe acne includes the following:

  • Applying antibiotic gels, creams, or lotions.
  • Applying retinoids.
  • Taking oral antibiotics and oral retinoids
  • Applying benzoyl peroxide.
  • Draining of large pimples and cysts by the doctor.

Treatment for Acne Scars: 

Some acne scars will shrink and fade with time but severe acne sometimes can lead to permanent scarring. If you refer to a dermatologist he will give you prescription for many procedures to remove acne scars, such as laser resurfacing and  dermabrasion.

Dr. Mushtaq’s Skin Clinic and Cosmetology Centre, is committed to provide Best Acne  and Acne Scar Treatment in Kochi. Dr. Musthaq Ali is one of the leading cosmetologist in Kerala, provides effective treatment for all cosmetic problems with the help of advanced facilities and technologies at cost effective rates.

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Saturday, 27 May 2017

Hair Transplant : A Complete Solution For Baldness

Hair fall is a common problem and can affect anyone at any age. It can be men, women, or children. Hair fall refers to a condition of excessive hair loss from the scalp and also known as baldness. People generally cover their baldness by the use of makeup, hairstyles, scarves, hats or wigs. Some people select medical treatment for preventing hair fall and to restore their growth.


  • Heredity (Family history)
  • Hormonal changes
  • Medications
  • Radiation therapy
  • Certain hairstyles or treatments
  • Any kind of shock event (physical or mental)
Medication is also a major reason of hair fall. Drugs for arthritis, cancer, heart problem, depression and blood pressure can cause hair fall.



Hair fall is a temporary process but sometimes it is permanent. It gradually or suddenly affects scalp or entire body. The symptoms of hair fall are
  • Patchy or circular bald spots
  • Slow and steady thinning on the top of head
  • Sudden excessive hair fall
  • Hormonal changes
  • Scalp infections
  • Hair pulling disorder


Hair Fall Treatment 

The treatment techniques includes laser technology and hair transplant surgery. These can slow the hair fall, hide lost hair or promote hair growth. Hair transplant or restoration surgery help to protect and regrow hair. Benefits of laser treatment includes :
  • No need to take any medication
  • Less time consuming
  • Its non-invasive
  • Stops the progression of hair loss
  • No negative side effects
  • Less painful than surgical option like hair grafts or transplant
Dr. Mushtaq’s Skin Clinic and Cosmetology Centre, is committed to provide best possible hair fall treatment in Kochi. The treatment of Dr. Mushtaq provides full satisfaction and relief to the patient.

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Saturday, 22 April 2017

Say Goodbye To Dandruff Forever...

Dandruff is referred to the phase of skin where small, scattered groups of dead skin tissue is shed off from the scalp and is collected between hairs. Oily dandruff and dry dandruff are the two main types of dandruff. 

Causes of Dandruff

  • Reaction or hypertrophy of a fungus occupying the scalp surface.
  • Hyper secretion from the oil glands present on the scalp, which may cause an increased skin shedding.
  • Blockage of ducts of sebaceous glands on scalp leads to drying and death of the tissue.
  • Genetic atrophy, hormonal variations and poor nutrition may also result in dandruff.
  • Cold climate, dry atmosphere and other external factors like irregular shampooing and use of hair colours may cause dandruff.
  • Dandruff is worsened with stress.

No direct cure but effective control is available for dandruff. The apt treatment considering the cause and symptoms of dandruff is chosen here at Dr. Mushtaq’s clinic. In mild cases of dandruff, anti-fungal creams and shampoo are used but in case of severe dandruff, laser treatment is opted for patients.

In laser treatment, electromagnetic radiation passes the scalp and reaches the dead cells resulting in complete removal of the dead skin tissue. This method aids the bodily mechanism of healing by its own by focusing the radiation and stimulating the cell. It is based on the scientific basis that electromagnetic radiations can alter the cell functioning and hence, the method is safe. After checking the scalp condition, skin kind and body metabolism, patients are suggested accordingly as all methods are not generally applicable.

Dr.Mushtaq’s Skin Clinic & Cosmetology Center in Kochi provides treatments for hair loss, Dandruff and other cosmetic problems with the help of advanced facilities and technologies at cost effective rates.

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Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Get Rid Of Dark Circles

Dark circles are the darkening of the skin between the lower eyelid and the top of the upper cheek. These shadows affect both men and women in their adulthood and even later. Dark circles make people look tired, exhausted, unhealthy and maybe even old. As we grow older, the skin under our eyes becomes thinner and loses collagen. Dark circles under the eyes aren't always due to fatigue. 

What mainly cause dark circles?

  • Ageing
  • Smoking and excess intake of alcohol
  • High consumption of caffeine containing drinks
  • Excess stress
  • Injuries surrounding the eye
  • Sun tan around the eyes
  • Any form of eye surgery
  • Loss of collagen in areas around the eye

Which are the best methods of treating dark circles?

Intense Pulse Light(IPL) - In this procedure, Intense Pulse Light (high-intensity light) is used to get rid of dark circles. The IPL penetrates just below the skin surface, correcting either the melanin that makes up brown age spots or the blood vessels that create broken capillaries. This non-invasive procedure involves no pain.
Chemical Peels - This procedure gives the skin an even tone and glowing complexion. Chemical peels are mainly used to treat a variety of skin ailments such as acne, dark spots, dark circles and pigmentation. The most effective chemical peel is Glycolic peel which lightens visible discolorations in the skin. Mandelic peel is also used sometimes to give the skin an even tone. 

What are the advantages of using these methods?

  • Effective method
  • Immediate results 
  • All skin types can be treated 
  • Rejuvenates the skin
  • No risks involved

Dr. Mushtaq Ali, an experienced dermatologist, provides the best treatment for all types of skin related problems at Dr.Mushtaq's Skin Clinic & Cosmetology Centre.

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