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Fillers Injectables

Ellanse(少女针) – everything you need to know

Ellanse or known as 少女针 in Mandarin have been making waves all around in China and Malaysia. So what exactly is it and what makes it so attractive ? Here’s everything you need to know about this beauty treatment. 什么是少女针?为什么它那么火红?我们来讨论少女针的好处! What is Ellanse? 少女针的成分是什么? Ellanse is actually a dermal filler made from 30% Polycaprolactone (PCL) and 70%Carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) gel. PCL is a biostimulator which is commonly used in regenerative medicines, implants, wound healing due to it’s collagen stimulating effect. 少女针的成分主要是30%PCL+70%的CMC。PCL是一种可被人体完全吸收的医疗机级聚合物,经欧盟认证及美国食品药物管理局核准的聚合物,常常用于伤口敷料、骨科用植体、伤口缝线等,刺激自体胶原蛋白增生。 The Carboxymethlycellulose (CMC) gel works like other dermal fillers by immediately filling and replenish the volume loss and will be …

Fillers vs Botox
Botulinum toxin Fillers Injectables

Fillers vs Botox: Which is Better?

‘ Fillers vs Botox. Which one is suitable for me? Or both?’ This is a frequent question asked by my lovely patients such as : “Doctor, which is better, fillers or Botox ?” “Doctor, I saw my friend do Botox or Filler, I want to do too, can I do the same?” First of all, let me share with you the differences between fillers and botulinum toxin (Botox). Then, you can decide what is best for you. What Are Fillers? Dermal fillers are injectable implants approved by FDA to add on volume, soften lines and wrinkles on the face. The …

Lasers

The 5 Important Things to Know about Tattoo Removal

We asked and YOU answered ! 82 % of people want to remove their tattoos. Perhaps, you may not know how the whole process will be like. Let me walk you through it ! Tattoo can be viewed as an expression of emotions or form of body art. However, some tattoos are done badly or perhaps, lost its meaning. So, what happens when you no longer love that Latin phrase on your arm or perhaps, want to erase a jaded lover’s name? Here are some quick facts about tattoo removal. 1. Know Your Tattoo How long have you had this …

Lasers

Fotona Laser: The Best Facelift & Skin Rejuvenation Treatment

The Fotona Laser is a unique laser treatment, for skin rejuvenation and treating sagging skin. Yes, you read that right, with Fotona 4D Laser, now you can achieve face lifting results from a laser treatment which is non-surgical, painless and comfortable. This laser uses two complementary superior laser wavelengths to dramatically improve the clinical results on your face. It works well on all skin type, it is a quick procedure to achieve smoother, tighter, and more youthful looking skin. How Fotona Laser works? The Fotona Laser treatment is made up of 4 stages, delivering both immediate and long lasting results …

Lifting

Everything You Need To Know About Face Thread Lift

Aging is a life process that everyone will definitely go through. As we grow older, signs of aging such as wrinkles, sagging, fine lines become more and more visible. With the advancement in aesthetic medicine, now we can tackle these signs of ageing without going through invasive surgery! Face thread lift is a minimally invasive alternative to the facelift surgery. It is a procedure where doctors insert medical grade threads into your face under the skin to help “pull” up the sagging skin. Is it safe? Yes, it is a low risk procedure with short recovery time, common temporary side …

Minor surgery

Non-Surgical Double Eyelid Suture – Everything You Should Know

What Is A Non-Surgical Double Eyelid Suture Technique? A non-surgical double eyelid suture technique is a non-incisional method of creating double eyelid with surgical sutures. This technique is also referred as DST – double suture and twist technique, invented in 2001 by Dr.Akihiro Minami, a famous plastic surgeon in Japan. This technique can be done under local anesthesia, and the entire procedure can be performed in less than an hour. How is the procedure done? Before the procedure, the doctor will assess the eyes carefully and discuss with client on the desire height and shape of the eyelid crease. Then, …

Dark Eye Circles Fillers Injectables Lasers

Top treatments for dark eye circles

There are two school of thoughts when it comes to the treatments of dark eye circles – the skin care junkie who believes in eye creams and the other who doesn’t quite believe it. Some eye creams are highly raved and reviewed but can it solve ALL your dark eye circles problem? Now that’s a question to be pondered upon. For me personally, I believe in eye creams for hydration of the skin and perhaps, to a certain extent of lightening pigments but when it comes to solving dark eye circles, I beg to differ. Creams can help but only …

Medical Treatments Aging Injectables Lifting Profhilo Sagging

My Profhilo Experience – A Doctor’s Perspective

The buzz is all about Profhilo as it’s hailed as one of the best aesthetic inventions. In fact, it has clinched a few of the ‘BEST AESTHETIC INNOVATION’ awards recently. Of course, with all that hype, I, of all people HAVE to try it right? Well, I have combination skin all my life. I never really had a big issue with my skin all while but it’s a known fact that my T zone is oilier and my cheeks are a little drier. Fun fact : I have never really use any serums until year 2019. My skin care regime …

Injectables Botulinum toxin Fillers Lifting Sagging

I want a full forehead!

Big eyes, defined sharp nose and sultry lips – those are the features that were promoted incessantly on cosmetics and skin care products. But did you know that forehead and eyebrow region contributes to the whole overall beauty of the face?  Now, look again carefully at your face. Does your forehead and brow area looks saggy? Do you think you have a flat forehead? The Chinese have a myth that a full forehead signifies prosperity and good fortune. If you are looking for prosperity and good fortune then read on! Thought of undergoing a surgical procedure to lift up your …

Injectables Botulinum toxin

Body contouring with botox

Botulinum toxin or rather known as botox is that miracle toxin that helps to eliminate wrinkles. It is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures all over the world and is no stranger to those seeking perfection in their face. However, do you know botulinum toxin have other benefits like body contouring ? Well, now you know! Besides making your face slimmer , it can also help relieve shoulder aches, improve posture and tension headaches! How amazing is that? How does Botulinum Toxin help in body contouring? Previously I’ve mentioned about the functions of botox here. But just a recap …