Men too want to look good. There has been a growing demand for male aesthetic treatments. Men are now wanting healthier blemish and scar free skin, no more saggy jowls and stop balding and regrow scalp hair. The toll of stress at work, sleepless nites, smoking and aging have prompted men to seek help to rejuvenate their skin.
Acne affects not just women but men’s confidence too. It affects from age of puberty where it is mainly nodular cystic acne and such breakouts can persist up to mid thirties. Such form of acne is unsightly and leaves scars. It can affect the face, chest, back and buttocks. There are treatments now available to end breakouts with no down time such as Isotretinoin. Isotretinoin is recommended for persistent and nodular cystic acne and at end of treatment there is no or very low recurrence. There is also end to daily application of many types of acne lotions. Read more on Acne
Pigmentation affects mainly older, darker skin individuals and those who are working outdoors or indulge in outdoor sports like golfing. Present mainly as dark patches on forehead and cheeks. Sun damaged skin could also be covered with solar keratotic lesions. Effective treatment be chemical peels and/or Q switch laser treatment with lightening creams and sunscreen. Read more on Pigmentation
Laser Hair Removal
Permanent hair removal is getting popular with men and the reasons are:
- Aesthetic appearance Men are embarrassed with super hairy backs, stomach, chest or being hairy all over body . Most men will remove all hair on their backs whilst on the chest either completely or just thinning out of hair. It helps men feel confident especially at the beach or pool. Bodybuilders don’t want any hair on body so as to enhance muscle definition. Cyclist prefer removal of hair on lower body and legs as excess hair causes irritation with cycling kits. Laser treatment is also for the men who have hair on their earlobes, tip of nose or mid brow.
- Easier Facial Grooming
- Hygiene Excess hair results in body odour especially in the underarm
- Ingrown hair
Sagging of facial skin results in:
- Dark eye circles – gives a man 24/7 the tired look, even when he is not tired This look is detrimental for the men at work. Treatment is filling out the hollowness with hyaluronic acid fillers. If there is associated hyperpigmentation then chemical peels with lightening creams are necessary. Read more
- Jowls – Jowls gives the man an aged look. Skin tightening can be achieved with no down time using machines such as Thermage.
- Double Chin – Sagging of skin under the chin with excess fat results in double chin. Thermage treatment results in skin tightening as well as reduction of fat. Read more on Thermage Face/Neck
- Droopy Eyelids– Gives a tired and aging appearance. Thermage Eye tightens the skin around The Eye lifting the droopy eyelid as well as improving wrinkles and eye circles. Read more Thermage Eye
Excess sweating can be embarrassing due to sweat stain on shirt as well as body odour. Treatment is using micro doses of botox injected under the skin to reduce sweating.
Been watching diet and exercising but unable to flatten the tummy bulge. Body contouring machines like Zimmer help to reduce fat bulges by destroying fat cells through use of cold energy ( cryolipolysis). Read more on Z Lipo