What is Laser hair removal? Laser hair removal is the process of removing unwanted hair by means of exposure to pulses of laser light that destroys the hair follicle. How does it work? Laser hair removal works by sending the light of a laser through the pigment in the hair. This (light) converts to heat…

                                             What is Fractional Radiofrequency? Fractional Radio Frequency is a non surgical skin resurfacing treatment that visibly tightens your skin and reduces the signs of ageing. How does it work? The treatment uses tiny pins…

What are Botox Injections? BOTOX® ,Xeomin, Dysport are brand names of a toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. They are approved for the treatment of frown lines on the forehead, crow’s feet (lines around the eye), and wrinkles. How does it work? Botulinum toxin blocks the signal from the nerve to the muscles.The injected muscle…

What are dermal fillers? Dermal fillers are substances injected underneath the skin to help to diminish facial lines and restore volume and fullness in the face. What are the benefits of dermal fillers? At our clinic, we use dermal fillers for various reasons such as, To restore volume to the face by filling lines and…

THE CARBONDIOXIDE (CO2) LASER VAGINAL REJUVENATION. What is CO2 Laser Vaginal Rejuvenation? C02 laser vaginal rejuvenation is a non-surgical procedure done to restore vaginal health, by promoting the remodeling of the vaginal mucous epithelium layer. How does it work?A sterilized probe which releases a laser beam is inserted into the vagina. At the point of contact, the…

  Sometimes, having Dermal Fillers does not come out looking the way you envisaged, either as a result of poor technique or too much fillers injected and you feel botched for a long time………. Fortunately, most fillers are composed of Hyaluronic acid: which is a component of some tissue in our bodies. The beauty of…

Skin Talk

Skin bleaching/lightening or toning is the application of lightening agents all over the body with the aim of changing one’s complexion. The rate of skin bleaching is rising exponentially especially amongst the Africans, African-Americans, Afro-Caribbean’s and Asians. Worldwide, fair skin is generally perceived as beautiful, even more, seen as the Ideal skin color and is…

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I was asked in 2012 to give a talk at the Nigerian Network of enterpreneurial women(NNEW) meet in Abuja concerning keeping skin healthy. I tried to make it as concise, lay and straight forward as possible. Below is a summary from that talk which many at that forum found interesting and very informative. Happy reading!…

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I get that question every other day as i see quite a number of patients with these growths at my place of practice daily. These black colored, fleshy, small multiple growths are called “DERMATOSIS PAPULOSA NIGRA (DPN)”.  It is a big, long name for a relatively harmless condition, with mostly cosmetic concern for those that…

(Photo courtesy gidifab.com) Showing non-inflammed acne with several blackheads and fewer whiteheads.

…that is exactly how i exclaim each time I see another pimple pop up, considering I never had them in my 30+ years until now.  Acne a k a pimples a k a zits are an enigma to many. No matter what some of us seem to do they just never stop popping up. Unfortunately…

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