Acne Scar & Mole Removal
At COSMETIQUE®, we assure you to get the best treatment under the sun for the reduction and removal of your unsightly scars as our expert dermatologist, Dr. Azim Jahangir Khan, is the most well versed doctor in Pakistan in this field. He is the author of the opening chapter in the book Surgical Techniques for Cutaneous Scar Revision. This alone should give you both confidence and trust that you are in the safest possible hands. Scars can be a consequece of an accident, a surgery or a skin disease such as acne scarsor chicken pox. Whatever the cause, many options are available to minimize them to a great extent in most cases. Many times they can be made almost invisible.
There are many surgical as well as non-surgical options to choose from when you decide to get rid of that ugly scar – that you always wanted to hide with makeup – but were never able to completely conceal. Our world renowned experts are here to help you choose the best possible scar removal treatment in your particular case. It could be a simple surgery using merely local anesthesia, a more interventional highly sophisticated surgery using flaps or grafts, or a totally non-surgical option like our state-of-the-art Mosaic®/ Fraxel® lasers or V-Beam® Laser by Candela®.
These lasers use the latest technology to fade away your scars without you having to go under the surgical knife. The procedure is painless, general anesthesia is not involved and you can resume your routine activities as soon as the procedure is over. Generally it requires a few sessions of one or different lasers to fade out the scar to almost invisible.
Acne Scars Removal and Treatment
Just like any other scar, various treatments are available at Cosmetique®. Since acne scars are of various types, treatment depends on the kind of scar that needs to be treated. Some of the more common types of acne scars are pitted scars, box-car scars and rolling scars. After evaluation by our doctors, you will be explained different available options including laser treatment, medical treatment or treatment with cosmetic surgery. For the treatment of depressed acne scars we generally recommend Mosaic®/ Fraxel® lasers whereas for red acne scars V-Beam® Laser by Candela® is probably the most effective treatment available in the world. Many times a surgical procedure called as subcision is performed to release tightly adherent scars to underlying tissue.
For detailed information about different kinds of moles and their causes please click here. The most common kinds of moles include mostly non-dangerous (benigin) moles and sometimes dangerous (malignant or cancerous) moles:
Non-Dangerous (benigin) Moles:
1 - Intra-dermal nevus
2 - Junctional nevus
3 - Seborrheic keratosis
Dangerous (malignant or cancerous) Moles:
1 - Malignant melanoma
2 - Dysplastic nevi
3 - Malignant Melonoma in situ.