Friday, 29 November 2019

How common is acne scarring?

Mankind and acne have a long hateful history, ever since you were a teenager, you've no doubt dreaded the idea of acne. You’ve been terrified of is coming and eagerly waited for it to leave. Now, all acne isn't exactly equally troublesome. Some of them come and go without much trouble, others come and stay for some before disappearing, but it’s the ones that leave a scar that truly scares us.

Acne Scars

Acne scarring occurs when a pimple, instead of just leaving, gives us a permanent mark on our face. Many of these scars too fades after some time, but the ones that stay have a deep bearing on our self-confidence and personality as a whole. There are two types of acne scarring;

1.    scars with a gradual dip or depression (sometimes called "rolling" scars)
2.    scars that are deep and narrow

Scarring due to acne isn't  common, however,  but not rare either. If you have scarring due to acne know that you aren't alone. There are millions of people just like you. The condition is so widespread that modern medicine provides many remedies to this type of scarring. Most kinds of acne scars do fades by proper treatment.

Furthermore, some scars could be permanent, trying to squeeze the pimple and excessive puling could result in more permanent scarring. The only way to identify if the type of scarring you have is permanent or temporary is to visit a dermatologist. 

If you or anyone you know is suffering from acne scarring, reach out to us and we will help recommend an appropriate course of action for improving your scars.

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Tuesday, 29 October 2019

Can dandruff be removed permanently?

A simple Google search on dandruff and its removal could leave your head spinning. There are numerous articles that recommend all sorts of solutions, everything ranging from a simple curd mixture applied on the scalp to a full blown cooking recipe complete with all kinds of fruit extracts to apply to your scalp. Many of us would get worked up by the sheer presentation of these ‘recipes’ and follow its instruction. However, too often we notice that these remedies are either fabricated or applicable only in certain climatic conditions. Even if it does succeed in removing the dandruff we soon realize that the healing is short-lived. Our old enemy,”The Dandruff”, soon returns to haunt and embarrass us.


Dandruff, especially chronic dandruff that never seems to leave you is a medical condition and it should be treated with proper medical care. There are numerous well-documented cases where proper medical attention has drastically decreased and eliminated the presence of scaly dandruff on one’s scalp. The key to fighting dandruff effectively is to perceive it as a medical condition and subsequently to cure it as such.

If you or anyone you know suffers from excessive and constant dandruff you can reach out to us and we would love to provide more information on the topic.

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Tuesday, 8 October 2019

Treatments For Acne Scarring

Acne scarring is a very common problem for a majority of us. It always stays as a threat to our beautiful face. Some of the scars will eventually fade where some do not. Don't worry, acne scars can be treated.

What Causes Acne Scars?

When the pores on your skin are blocked with oil, bacteria, dead skin cells and dirt you may develop a pimple or a zit. The pimple when poped will spill out the infected material and destroy the healthy skin tissue and this leads to the formation of acne scars.

How Can You Treat Acne Scars?


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Ablative laser treatment for acne scars

The outer layer of skin is removed during ablative laser treatment. The treatment can give you amazing improvement within a single session. The procedure is carried out with Carbon dioxide laser and the erbium laser.

  • The face is properly cleaned.
  • The area which needs to be treated is numbed with a local anaesthetic.
  • A sedative will be given to relax.
  • The patient will be given a protective eye shield to protect from the intense heat from the laser.
  • The laser then removes aged and sun-damaged skin along with the scars and promotes the growth of healthy collagen.
  • The total process may take 30 minutes to 2 hours.

Non-ablative laser for acne scars

Here the laser emits light deep into the lower layers of the skin without any impact on the skin's surface. It helps to improve dark spots, scars and wrinkles on the skin.

What to expect after the procedure?

  • Patients can immediately return to their daily life.
  • The treatment area should be moisturised.
  • Must not sleep giving pressure in the treated area that it may cause swelling and pain.
  • Must avoid exposure to the sun.

Our specialist at DR. MUSHTAQ’S SKIN CLINIC AND COSMETOLOGY CENTER strives to provide you with all the treatments for your skincare issues.
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Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Now Remove Deep Acne Scars Using Laser Treatment

Almost 6 out of 10 teenagers are facing acne problems. Acne has become a common skin problem worldwide. But the real demon is not the acne, but the scar they leave behind. Acne is a skin condition when the oil ducts inside the skin get blocked and stop the natural flow of oil on the surface of the skin. This blockage results in pimples and blackheads. The key instruction to heal acne is to let it remain untouched. But often people end up popping the pimple, which leaves a black or reddish scar behind. Now, these scars are very stubborn. It takes almost months to disappear.

Acne Scars Removal in Kerala

The advanced laser technology is a great procedure to remove acne scars within a jiffy!

How does the advanced laser treatment work on the skin?

You might have used several scar removal drug store products that have resulted in nothing but disappointment. Acne scars are stubborn and it needs to be cured from the depth of your skin. The laser treatment has successfully helped patients to get rid of unwanted acne scars within a very short period of time. A fractional laser is a powerful tool through which pulses of laser lights are glided on the skin, which in further coagulate the damaged scar tissues and helps new tissue to form inside the skin. The technique helps to remove deep and stubborn acne scars without causing any side effects.

Why should you opt for laser treatment?

  • Following are the reasons why most people choose to go through laser treatment:
  • This is a non-invasive process, therefore, there is not much pain involved.
  • Takes much less time than traditional methods.
  • The recovery period is fast since it's a risk-free non-invasive process.
  • The process is conducted in such a way that nearby areas remain untouched. 

Acne Scars Removal in Kerala

Where should you go for Acne scar removal in Kerala?

Dr. Mushtaq Ali is one of the finest Skin Specialists in Kerala, who uses the most advanced technologies in International Standards to treat a variety of skin problems. At Dr. Mushtaq’s Skin Clinic And Cosmetology Centre they offer the cheapest yet high quality Cosmetic treatment in Kochi. His patients are highly satisfied with the quality of service he provides. You can check the internet to see the patient’s reviews.

So if you are planning to get an Acne scar removal treatment in Kochi, book an appointment. 

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