You may be worried about fine lines, wrinkles, sagging skin, hyperpigmentation, dark circles, acne spots, etc. Our team of medical experts are here with excellent solutions on skincare or problem areas.
Botox is a cosmetic injection which when injected under skin, reduce or relaxes and smooths look of lines and wrinkles caused by repetitive movements on the face – most commonly, between the eyebrows, corner of eye, chin folds, neck lines, and horizontal forehead creases.
You may consider botox injections if you are developing lines and wrinkles on your face due to common facial movements. Depending on genetics, lines can appear on the face as early as your late twenties to as late as your early forties.
Botox acts by temporarily reducing the underlying muscle contraction, there by abolishing lines, and give a younger looking, wrinkle free skin. The results that 11 million women and men experienced worldwide speak for its efficacy acceptance.
It can be repeated after 4 – 6 months.
How long will the treatment take? Will I see immediate results?
The entire treatment takes about 15 minutes. You will start to see the effects develop over the following fortnight.
Can I continue my day as normal after the treatment?
Most patients continue with their normal day without anybody noticing. It is important not to massage or rub the areas after treatment so we advise you not to have a facial or do vigorous exercise. We also recommend that you remain upright for 3-4 hours after your treatment.
How long do the results of Botox last?
The muscle relaxation with Botox lasts for 3 to 6 months. When the effect of Cosmetic wears or diminishes, (i.e., the muscles that contribute to these facial expression lines again become active and the lines gradually reappear) treatment can again be administered.
How does the skin appear after Botox?
Immediately after treatment the skin appears normal or there may be minimal redness and swelling at the treated sites. Occasionally, there can be mild bruising. If present, these changes resolve within a few hours to days. The skin feels normal and there is no unusual sensation.
When can I expect to see results after treatment?
Within 48 hours after treatment reduction in the muscle activity can be noticed. About two after treatment the maximal benefit is attained and continues for a few months.
Are there any limitations after treatment?
No. Immediately after treatment you may resume all normal activities.
Is there any discomfort with treatment?
There is usually mild discomfort at the injection sites. This only lasts for a few seconds. Many patients choose to use a numbing cream on the skin prior to the injections, however, this is only seldom
Are there any risks or side effects?
Rarely. If Botox should affect an adjacent muscle, it too may have reduced activity. This has been reported in about one percent of those treated and if this does develop, the most change is some eyelid drooping. However, any such unwanted muscle relaxation would also be temporary. There are no reports of any injury to the eye when Botox is administered to the muscles of the forehead.
When you are young, your face is plump and firm. As you mature, your face begins to lose its firmness, causing hollows, folds and wrinkles.
Cosmetic fillers can revitalize the appearance by adding volume to your facial structure and bring back youthfulness. Fillers are natural protein based gels containing Hyaluronic acid, a substance that we lose from our skin as we age.It is injected under the skin, and is a simple procedure in experienced hands, with immediate results. It is also called “Liquid Face Lift”.
It’s no surprise to hear that these are one our most popular facial rejuvenation treatments. They are highly effective anti-ageing treatments, with instant results and virtually no downtime.
How do I prepare for a fillers procedure?
Your surgeon will provide thorough pre-treatment instructions and answer any questions you may have. In the weeks before your injections, you’ll be asked to refrain from taking aspirin, ibuprofen, vitamin E, and any other medications that could cause bruising. Be sure to inform your physician of any medicines you are taking. If you have a history of cold sores, your surgeon may recommend taking Valtrex as a precaution. Your doctor may ask you to stop smoking before the procedure. Regardless of the type of procedure to be performed, hydration is very important before and after treatment for safe recovery.
How long will the treatment take? Do I need recovery time?
The procedure takes about 15-30 minutes and the results are immediately visible.
What are the things to be taken care of following the treatment?
A filler treatment can be very quick and effective and have a minimal impact on your time. It takes 20-40 minutes depending on the number of lines and wrinkles treated. Make-up can be applied immediately after a filler treatment and you can go straight back to your daily routine. It is common to have some redness and swelling following the treatment, although this usually resolves after a few hours and the results can be seen instantly.
Advise that you avoid a facial or similar treatments that may disturb the products or expose the newly-treated areas to strong sunlight for 2-3 days.
How long will fillers treatment last?
You will probably not need to have another treatment for around 4 - 6 months. Your fully qualified Doctors will advise you to return to the clinic after a couple of weeks to see how you are getting on and whether you need to have some more filler injected to achieve the optimum result.
What side effects should I expect?
In the days after the treatment, there may be some redness and minimal swelling, which normally settles within 1-2 days. Very occasionally, patients may suffer some bruising at the injection site. Your doctor will arrange to see you for a review of your treatment two weeks later.
A chemical peel is a technique used to improve the appearance of the skin on the face, neck or hands. A chemical solution is applied to the skin that causes it to exfoliate and eventually peel off. The new, regenerated skin is usually smoother and less wrinkled than the old skin. The new skin is also temporarily more sensitive to the sun. There are three basic types of chemical peels: - Superficial or Lunchtime Peel: Alpha-hydroxyl acid or another mild acid is used to penetrate only the outer layer of skin to gently exfoliate it. The treatment is used to improve the appearance of mild skin discoloration and rough skin as well as to refresh the face, neck, chest or hands.
Medium Peel: Glycolic or trichloroacetic acid is applied to penetrate the out and middle layers of skin to remove damaged skin cells. The treatment is used to improve age spots, fine lines and wrinkles, freckles and moderate skin discoloration. It also can be used to smooth rough skin and treat some precancerous skin growths, i.e. actinic keratosis.
Deep Peel: Tricholoracetic acid or phenol is applied to deeply penetrate the middle layer of skin to remove damaged skin cells. The treatment removes moderate lines, age spots, freckles and shallow scars. Patients will see a dramatic improvement in skin appearance. The procedure is used on the face and only can be performed once.
We also provide Peeling before wedding: A gentle peel that will leave you with a wedding ready complexion.
Skin is continuously at the mercy of so many factors and overtime, wrinkles, frown lines, volume loss, pigmentation and age spots may become inevitable. With the skill and expertise of our Prime Medical team, combined with the today’s most advanced, effective treatments, we are able to combat signs of ageing with a range of non – invasive cosmetic procedures.
With such an extensive list of specialist treatments, it is important that you understand each one and choose the right treatment for you - and this is why we are here to help.
We are here to assist you on the best possible treatment plan to ensure you get the best, yet safest, results possible.
Acne scars are usually the result of inflamed blemishes caused by skin pores engorged with excess oil, dead skin cells and bacteria. The pore swells, causing a break in the follicle wall. Shallow lesions are usually minor and heal quickly. But if there is a deep break in the wall of the pore, infected material can spill out into surrounding tissue, creating deeper lesions. The skin attempts to repair these lesions by forming new collagen fibers. These repairs usually aren't as smooth and flawless as the original skin.
Why treat acne scarring?
Physical, emotional and social reasons for treating acne scars include: Improved appearance, Enhanced self-esteem, Promotion of better skin health
Micro needling: The micro needle roller is a small hand rolling device with hundreds of small titanium or surgical needles that pierce through the skin in order to promote collagen growth. Micro needle rollers are often used to improve the overall appearance associated with scars fine lines. Wrinkles and stretch marks, The popular treatment utilizing these rollers is known as collagen induction therapy or micro needling.
Subcision: Subcision is a simple and safe office surgery procedure for treatment of depressed acne scars. It can easily be combined with other treatments such as laser, dermaroller and scar revisions for maximum efficacy.
Fractional Co2 Laser for Scars: Fractional CO2 laser resurfacing is a very good treatment for acne scarring. The small columns made in the skin are very good at stimulating collagen production, which can help with smoothing out old acne scarring.
Pigment removal can be done with various modalities like skin whitening creams, mesotherapy, chemical peeling and lasers creams and ointments- prime pharmacy has a wide array of De pigmenting creams suitable for each patient, they are used alone or in conjunction with other therapeutic modalities
Mesotherapy – small intradermal injections with skin lightening agents are given on to the face in weekly intervals for a bright and glowing skin.
Q-Switched Lasers-Qs Nd-Yag Laser is used in prime clinic for various pigmentary problems on skin and body with excellent results even from the first sitting onwards in conditions like freckles etc, they are also used for tattoo removal Skin toning – this is a treatment modality which has gained popularity recently, low energy Q- switched laser treatments are given on skin for a skin brightening effect.
Many women have problems with unwanted facial hair, particularly in the areas of the eyebrow, upper lip, and chin
Hair Reduction has now become the number one solution to removing unwanted hair. Not only does it create smooth natural skin that no other Hair Reductionmethod can achieve, but it is also the safest, long-lasting, non-invasive and most effective way to create permanent hair removal.
Laser hair reduction at Prime is the most comfortable alternative to waxing, shaving and epilation. We use Diode Laser technology, which is the gold standard. A typical sitting takes around 5 minutes and thanks to the advances in laser technology, the treatment now is painless. It is US FDA approved method of permanent Hair Reduction
On an average, one patient may require 7 – 8 sittings, depending up on the density of hair and area. Annually “Touch Up” session are recommended to maintain perfect results. We offer various promotional packages for each individual including lifelong packages.
Diode laser acts by selective photo thermolyses by targeting the hair follicle.Diode treatments are generally very safe. Our Diode Laser technology is of gold standard
Laser resurfacing is a procedure that uses a laser to improve the appearance of skin or treat minor facial flaws by removing layers of skin. This popular, non-invasive treatment, will leave you with a younger, healthier, more youthful appearance by removing the top layer of your skin, which mainly consist of old damaged skin cells and allowing the healthy new skin below to come to the surface, hence the name ‘resurfacing’.
Laser Resurfacing can also greatly improve the appearance of any scarring that you may have by stimulating collagen production.Following Skin blemishes can be made less visible.
The treatment time for Laser Resurfacing varies depending on the size of the treatable area.
You may feel concerned or embarrassed about the appearance of Warts or Moles. You simply find them unwelcome or they may have appeared in a place that causes you some discomfort.
You might feel it is a cosmetic issue and you might feel self-conscious by their appearance particularly if they are on your face. Radio frequency ablation removes small warts and moles on face without damaging the skin.
Excess fatty deposits in the chin, neck and cheeks may give the appearance of being overweight, or make the neck look like it hangs or cheeks look like they droop. This unwanted fat may be gently removed by various mini procedures.
Do you ever look in the mirror and wish that your face had a more even skin tone? If you answered yes, you may want to consider microdermabrasion.
Microdermabrasion is a noninvasive, skin resurfacing procedure that gently exfoliates or removes the superficial layer of dry, dead skin cells to reveal healthy new skin that looks and feels smoother. Fine lines, blemishes, dull skin and sun spots can be improved, especially with regular treatments.
This is a painless, low-risk skin treatment that can be added to your beauty routine.
When to consider microdermabrasion?
Microdermabrasion appeals to many patients. They like that they can see more youthful skin without having downtime.
The Nd:YAG Laser has been the true workhorse in removing well-defined brown spots for more than a decade. There are many different types of lasers that have been developed and it is important to understand which lasers are best for which procedures. Your dermatologist will decide which laser best suits your needs. In general hair removal is best accomplished with the long pulse diode and long pulse Nd:YAG lasers and Skin pigmentation, including lentigines and tattoo removal with the Q- switched Nd:Yag laser.
At Prime, we use Q-Switched Nd-YAG laser, a non-ablative laser with proven efficiency.
The Q-Switched Nd:YAG laser delivers light quickly in billionths of seconds and a very high energy. These pulses are absorbed by the tattoo, breaking it into pigment particles small enough for removal by the body. Q-Switched laser technology offers high efficiency at very low risk. It enables successful tattoo removal with little chance of side effects.
The safest and most effective treatment for the majority of patients with acne scars is the eCO2 - FRACTIONAL LASER. This laser works by resurfacing only a “fraction” of the skin at a time, leaving the surrounding area intact for faster healing. The eCO2 -FRACTIONAL LASER pokes tiny microscopic holes in the skin down past the epidermis and into the dermis. These holes cause new collagen to be generated, which fills in the acne scars and creates rejuvenated smoother skin.
The eCO2 -FRACTIONAL LASER causes a wound in the skin, which means you will have three to four days of downtime when the skin is healing. During that time you have to apply an ointment frequently to your face keep the skin greasy, which makes healing faster. The eCO2 - FRACTIONAL LASER safely treats acne scars in patients with all skin types and tones.
A unique facial rejuvenation option that produces dramatic results, laser skin toning effectively reduces the appearance of wrinkles and loose skin for a smoother and more youthful appearance. The treatment is perfect for those looking for a safe, quick procedure to rejuvenate and revitalize the skin.
Skin toning refers to the use of Q-Switched lasers for non-ablative skin rejuvenation. In skin toning, multiple passes of low-dose Q-Switched Nd:YAG are delivered through a large spot size to induce sublethal injury to melanosomes causing fragmentation and rupture of melanin granules into the cytoplasm. This effect is highly selective for melanosomes and leads to overall skin brightness.
Q-Switched laser is used for skin toning. Using a top-hat beam profile ensures control of homogeneous energy delivery and maximum safety without hot-spots nor any risk of side effects or complication for the patient.
Fractional co2 laser resurfacing can be done to give a youthful appearance to skin to reduce age spots and wrinkles.
PRP prepared from your own blood is mixed with hyaluronic acid and is injected on to your face either as mesothery or as multiple small intradermal injections. This is otherwise called vampire facelift or plasma facial. This gives you a younger looking smooth skin.
There is no classic acne case. Those who suffer from acne are all of different ages, different backgrounds and different lifestyles. Acne can be controlled with the right combination of products, used in the correct way.
Acne, medically known as Acne Vulgaris, is a skin condition that involves the oil glands at the base of hair follicles. Acne is not dangerous however can leave undesirable marks and scars on your face.
Acne can present itself as common whiteheads, blackheads and papules all the way upto serious pustules, nodules and cysts. Acne is a condition which should not be ignored.
Experts at Prime have treated Acne with great success over the past years. A combination of oral and topical treatment may be prescribed depending on the degree and severity of the condition.
When we put your hair in "treatment" it really is just that. We take care of your hair and treat them to nutrient-rich herbal blends to bring the top of your head back to its natural best.
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) hair restoration is a state of art, non-surgical, very natural medical procedure used for treatment of hair loss, hair thinning.
Here, patients own blood is used. The PRP prepared fresh at the clinic using specialized centrifuge and is injected to scalp. The active, natural growth factors then promote hair growth. The result is a fuller, healthier looking hair. Since patients own blood is used, it is very safe.
PRP is usually combined with other medical therapy for better results. It is also injected under the facial skin, for skin rejuvenation.
Everyday stress, hormonal changes, poor nutrition, age, post-pregnancy, heredity and damage caused by the environment can badly affect the health of your hair and result in breakage and excess shedding. Therefore, it is important to start your hair care programme as early as you can.
Our unique background and experience in the field make us provide clients with specialist hair care programmes. Prime Hair Care Programme offers a variety of ways to nourish your hair from the inside out, and the outside in. The convenient programme allows you to have the thicker, fuller, healthier hair you desire.
Many people dislike their bodies and come to Prime worried about things such as stretch marks, scars, cellulite, bingo wings, skin Lesions and skin tags, to name but a few. Our team of medical experts are here to help you to be happy in your own skin.
Laser hair reduction at Prime is the most effective and comfortable alternative to waxing, shaving and epilation. It works on even the darkest and coarsest body hair and the results are long lasting.
We use Diode Laser technology, which is the gold standard. A typical sitting takes around 5 minutes and thanks to the advances in laser technology, the treatment now is painless.
It is the fastest and most effective way to remove areas of unwanted hair and only US FDA approved method of permanent hair removal.
On an average, one patient may require 7 – 8 sittings, depending up on the density of hair and area. Annually “Touch Up” session are recommended to maintain perfect results. We offer various promotional packages for each individual including lifelong packages.
Tattoos are created by injecting coloured pigment into small deep holes, which are very difficult to remove.
Laser tattoo removal is a noninvasive procedure that uses a Q-switched laser device to break down the pigment colors of an unwanted tattoo, while causing minimal damage to surrounding arrea.
Tattoo ink absorb short pulse duration/high peak laser energy so quickly that they create a photo- acoustic effect within the pigment clusters. This effect breaks down the ink into much smaller particles that can be more easily removed by the body’s natural filtering system.
During treatment, pulses of light from the laser are directed onto the tattoo, breaking up the tattoo pigment. After the treatment you may noticed redness and swelling, which may take a few days to settle. Any discomfort is minimal and you will be provided with aftercare products to speed up skin healing and to protect the skin.
Stretch marks are very common and delicate to treat. They are especially troublesome for after pregnancy. They can occur anywhere on the body where the skin has been stretched, especially the abdomen, breasts, thighs and buttocks.
Whatever your size of your stretch marks, at Prime, we have treatment solutions that may bring you relief.
Prime stretch marks reduction treatments combine effective micro – needling treatments with Radiofrequency treatments. It works deep within the skin cells, encouraging skin rejuvenation and naturally promotes skin renewal.
Stretch mark removal usually will take approximately 4 – 6 treatments in 3 – 4 week intervals.
Many of us have a scar that we would like removed. Scarring can result from virtually anything that damages the skin, from chicken pox to sports injuries and surgery.
Most scars can be significantly improved in appearance through one or more cosmetic techniques, including microdermabrasion, chemical peels, collagen injections, and fat transfer procedures. Microdermabrasion and chemicals peels are ablative procedures that involve the removal of regeneration of the top layer of skin.
Prime is pleased to offer a Laser treatment for scars, an excellent option for minimizing the appearance of scars caused by acne, surgery, or other factors. Fractional CO2 Laser can eliminate or diminish the appearance of most wrinkles, scars, warts and birthmarks. It is generally safe, performed under local anesthesia.
As skin tags are usually small, harmless, people tend to have them removed for aesthetic or cosmetic reasons. They most often appear on the neck, armpits, upper trunk, and body folds.
Sometimes large ones, especially in areas where they may rub against something, such as clothing, jewelry or skin, may be removed because the area becomes frequently irritated. An individual may have a large skin tag removed from his face or under her arms in order to make shaving easier.
The following procedures may be used to remove skin tags:
Radiofrequency (RF) energy treatment is a technology for non-surgical tightening of the early signs of loose or sagging skin; ideal for those people who don’t believe they are old enough to have a surgical procedure.
RF therapy alone is primarily used to treat skin laxity by facial tightening, and is best suited to patients with mild to moderate sagging of facial tissues, usually those in their mid 30s to 50s. It is commonly used to treat the forehead, under the eyes, cheeks, mid-face, jaw line, and neck.
Patch testing is generally done to see whether a particular substance is causing allergic skin irritation. Patch tests can detect delayed allergic reactions, which can take several days to develop.
The patch testing procedure is simple and painless. In order to identify specific triggers, your doctor will tape several patches that contain various potential chemicals to the skin on the back.
A positive skin test means that you may be allergic to a particular substance. Bigger wheals usually indicate a greater degree of sensitivity. A negative skin test means that you probably aren't allergic to a particular allergen. Once positive results have been determined, patients can take steps to avoid their triggers and prevent contact dermatitis from occurring.
Cryotherapy is a method of super freezing tissue in order to destroy it. It is done using a swab that has been dipped into liquid nitrogen or a probe that has liquid nitrogen flowing through it. Cryotherapy is mainly used to:
-Destroy precancerous skin lesions (actinic keratosis or solar keratosis)
Electro cautery is a technique frequently used in the treatment of genital warts or warts on other areas of the body. It is the process of destroying tissue with electricity and is widely used in modern surgery. The procedure is frequently used to stop bleeding of small vessels or for cutting through soft tissue.
Cautery is effective in the treatment of skin tags, solar keratoses, milia and sebaceous hyperplasia.
Skin biopsy is the most important diagnostic test for skin disorders. A properly performed skin biopsy almost always yields useful diagnostic information.
Skin biopsy is performed to remove a lesion or to take a diagnostic sample of a skin rash or lesion, with subsequent examination of tissue using a variety of possible staining and microscopic techniques.
The techniques most often employed are:
Shave biopsy: a tool similar to a razor to remove a small section of the top layers of skin. It involves removal of protruding, superficial skin blemishes (for example, skin tags).
Excision biopsy: Skin is removed using scalpel incision. This may involve taking part of the skin or removing a complete skin lesion.
Punch biopsy: Here a small disc of full thickness skin is taken using a special punch biopsy instrument.
The injection treatment, called mesotherapy, is a non surgical cosmetic solution aimed diminishing problem areas in your body such as skin disorders, reduce cellulite, excess weight, vascular disease, sports related trauma, rheumatoid conditions and face/neck rejuvenation, just to name a few.
Mesotherapy is a process of injecting natural ingredients such as vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and homeopathic substances, or medications that can address the various contributing causes and thereby reduce cellulite. The series of tiny injections are placed intracutaneously, just under the surface of the skin.
- It is introduced into the mesoderm, the layer of fat and tissue underneath the skin.
- The content mixture of the injection varies in accordance with each unique case and specific area to be treated.
- Mesotherapy can also assist in reducing pain, and in replenishing hair loss in both men and women.
Although mesotherapy was originally employed for pain relief, its cosmetic applications, particularly fat and cellulite reduction, have become increasingly popular. Painless and quick, a series of mesotherapy treatments gives impressive results that last, especially when combined with other cosmetic and weight loss treatments including diet and exercise. There are virtually no side effects with mesotherapy, aside from occasional slight bruising.