Approximately one-third of humankind has birth markings on or under the skin that vary in size, color, and shape. If you are also a sufferer and looking for a quick fix then you should for birthmark removal in Dubai.
A birthmark is a colored mark that can appear on any part of the body or under the skin since birth or develop shortly after birth. Generally, these skin markings are painless and harmless but they make you feel more self-conscious about the looks – especially on the face. These marks vary in size, shape, and color. Some appear smooth while others appear rough and raised. Birthmark removal in Dubai restores self-confidence by giving you a look you have been dreaming of. A wide variety of treatments is helping in removing pigments from the skin. There are some birthmarks that fade on their own over time such as Mongolian spots.
Results and Benefits:
Results become apparent right after getting the first treatment. But in some cases, multiple sessions are needed for optimal results. It may take several months to get the final results but they will be permanent. Once the birthmarks fade they don’t come back again.
- Improves the child’s quality of life
- Increases self-esteem and self-confidence
- Offers effective procedure for reducing pigmentation
- Involves a procedure that doesn’t take too much time
Who Is Candidate?
Men, women, and children, who are embarrassed and frustrated by pigmented markings on their skin, should undergo the treatment. There is no age limit with laser birthmark removal in Dubai. However, for children under the age of 5, a consultation with a doctor is recommended. There are certain conditions that are kept in consideration while selecting people for candidacy. You can also be a good candidate for removal if:
- You are in good physical health
- You are very realistic in expectations
- You maturely understand the procedure
- You don’t take alcoholic drinks and are a non-smoker
- You want to improve the appearance and physical comfort
Aim of Treatment:
Most birthmarks are small and harmless, but some can cause problems and become more prominent with age. Some people feel very self-conscious about their birthmarks, and they’d prefer to have them removed. The major aim of birthmark removal in Dubai is to remove the birthmarks from the body. Patients with realistic expectations may expect desired results between 70 to 90 percent.
Technique We Use:
The techniques used in the procedures of removing marks will depend on factors such as size, location, and type. Different techniques can be used depending on the varying properties of markings and the nature of tissue involved. The treatments for removing marks are discussed below:
Many of the birth marking removal creams are available in the market. But this treatment rarely works. The creams may help in fading the color and reducing the size but do not remove the marks permanently. But since many tend to go away over time, it’s difficult to tell if the success of such a treatment is real. Corticosteroids are often used for treating large hemangiomas. This type of treatment shrinks the birthmarks within few weeks.
- Laser therapy:
This popular procedure is highly recommended for port-wine stains. The treatment significantly lightens the appearance after undergoing a few treatments. In rare cases, stains appear again and require more treatments to follow. Dermatologist starts the procedure by using a flash-lamp pumped dye laser that emits laser light. The laser beams penetrate the skin. The pigmented cells will heat up and burst. This non-invasive treatment successfully removes stains in infants, children and young people.
- Surgical approach:
This treatment is preferred when no other techniques deliver the desired result. Mostly the sufferers of hemangiomas are selected as the candidacy of this treatment. Birthmarks that are large in size, found on internal organs require surgical removal. Once the treatment is done the treated area is wrapped in compression dressing. Often, hemangioma persists if the surgical excision is left unfinished. Birthmark removal through surgical excision in Dubai takes about an hour for complications. The procedure involves the creation of incision into the skin and the area containing pigmented tissue is removed. Sutures are not used in this procedure as it heals on its own.
In rare cases bleeding, scabbing, tenderness and bruising may occur but usually fades within a week. Some people also come up with scarring on the treated area. The patients are advised not to take aspirin instead they can use vitamin E to keep the potential of bruising down. The treatment requires a very short recovery time. You have to avoid scratching in order to take good care of the treated area.
Schedule a Free Consultation
If you want to get rid of a birthmark it is your first duty to consult a practitioner. Be careful while selecting the surgeon for birthmark removal treatment. Now it is possible at Enfield Royal Clinic to treat different types of vascular and pigmented birthmarks. The approach used will depend on the benefits versus the risks of the birthmark removal treatment in Dubai. The tissue involved will also play a role in determining the approach. Fill out the consultation form and book your FREE appointment with our competent dermatologists.