Monday, 5 June 2017

Remove Acne and see a new you

Acne may have affected everybody at some point in their teenage. For some people acne will be mild and does not last for a long period but in case of others acne can be long lasting and severe and sometimes can lead to permanent scarring.The best solution could be getting the treatment done in one of the best skin specialist clinic in kochi 

Causes of Acne

Acne is created when the sebaceous glands (the oil glands in the skin) become blocked. This causes trapping of oil build ups within the gland and causes inflammation. This swelling within the oil gland sometimes become so intense and results in rupture of the oil gland, causing further inflammation.

Treatment for Acne

Acne treatment will depend on the type of acne, whether you have a mild moderate or severe type of acne or whether inflammation or bacteria are present or not. 

Mild Acne: Treatment for mild acne like whiteheads, blackheads and pimples may includes the following:

  • Applying Salicylic Acid such as Propa pH or Stridex.
  • Applying Benzoyl Peroxide such as Brevoxyl or Triaz
  • Cleansing with warm water and mild soap
If these treatments does not work on you. The doctor may give you a prescription for stronger antibiotic lotions or creams.

Moderate to Severe Acne: Treatments for Moderate to Severe Acne includes stronger medicines or a combination of therapies. In this kind of acne deeper blemishes, such as nodules and cysts, are more likely to leave scars. The treatment for moderate to severe acne includes the following:

  • Applying antibiotic gels, creams, or lotions.
  • Applying retinoids.
  • Taking oral antibiotics and oral retinoids
  • Applying benzoyl peroxide.
  • Draining of large pimples and cysts by the doctor.

Treatment for Acne Scars: 

Some acne scars will shrink and fade with time but severe acne sometimes can lead to permanent scarring. If you refer to a dermatologist he will give you prescription for many procedures to remove acne scars, such as laser resurfacing and  dermabrasion.

Dr. Mushtaq’s Skin Clinic and Cosmetology Centre, is committed to provide Best Acne  and Acne Scar Treatment in Kochi. Dr. Musthaq Ali is one of the leading cosmetologist in Kerala, provides effective treatment for all cosmetic problems with the help of advanced facilities and technologies at cost effective rates.

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Saturday, 27 May 2017

Hair Transplant : A Complete Solution For Baldness

Hair fall is a common problem and can affect anyone at any age. It can be men, women, or children. Hair fall refers to a condition of excessive hair loss from the scalp and also known as baldness. People generally cover their baldness by the use of makeup, hairstyles, scarves, hats or wigs. Some people select medical treatment for preventing hair fall and to restore their growth.


  • Heredity (Family history)
  • Hormonal changes
  • Medications
  • Radiation therapy
  • Certain hairstyles or treatments
  • Any kind of shock event (physical or mental)
Medication is also a major reason of hair fall. Drugs for arthritis, cancer, heart problem, depression and blood pressure can cause hair fall.



Hair fall is a temporary process but sometimes it is permanent. It gradually or suddenly affects scalp or entire body. The symptoms of hair fall are
  • Patchy or circular bald spots
  • Slow and steady thinning on the top of head
  • Sudden excessive hair fall
  • Hormonal changes
  • Scalp infections
  • Hair pulling disorder


Hair Fall Treatment 

The treatment techniques includes laser technology and hair transplant surgery. These can slow the hair fall, hide lost hair or promote hair growth. Hair transplant or restoration surgery help to protect and regrow hair. Benefits of laser treatment includes :
  • No need to take any medication
  • Less time consuming
  • Its non-invasive
  • Stops the progression of hair loss
  • No negative side effects
  • Less painful than surgical option like hair grafts or transplant
Dr. Mushtaq’s Skin Clinic and Cosmetology Centre, is committed to provide best possible hair fall treatment in Kochi. The treatment of Dr. Mushtaq provides full satisfaction and relief to the patient.

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Saturday, 22 April 2017

Say Goodbye To Dandruff Forever...

Dandruff is referred to the phase of skin where small, scattered groups of dead skin tissue is shed off from the scalp and is collected between hairs. Oily dandruff and dry dandruff are the two main types of dandruff. 

Causes of Dandruff

  • Reaction or hypertrophy of a fungus occupying the scalp surface.
  • Hyper secretion from the oil glands present on the scalp, which may cause an increased skin shedding.
  • Blockage of ducts of sebaceous glands on scalp leads to drying and death of the tissue.
  • Genetic atrophy, hormonal variations and poor nutrition may also result in dandruff.
  • Cold climate, dry atmosphere and other external factors like irregular shampooing and use of hair colours may cause dandruff.
  • Dandruff is worsened with stress.

No direct cure but effective control is available for dandruff. The apt treatment considering the cause and symptoms of dandruff is chosen here at Dr. Mushtaq’s clinic. In mild cases of dandruff, anti-fungal creams and shampoo are used but in case of severe dandruff, laser treatment is opted for patients.

In laser treatment, electromagnetic radiation passes the scalp and reaches the dead cells resulting in complete removal of the dead skin tissue. This method aids the bodily mechanism of healing by its own by focusing the radiation and stimulating the cell. It is based on the scientific basis that electromagnetic radiations can alter the cell functioning and hence, the method is safe. After checking the scalp condition, skin kind and body metabolism, patients are suggested accordingly as all methods are not generally applicable.

Dr.Mushtaq’s Skin Clinic & Cosmetology Center in Kochi provides treatments for hair loss, Dandruff and other cosmetic problems with the help of advanced facilities and technologies at cost effective rates.

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Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Get Rid Of Dark Circles

Dark circles are the darkening of the skin between the lower eyelid and the top of the upper cheek. These shadows affect both men and women in their adulthood and even later. Dark circles make people look tired, exhausted, unhealthy and maybe even old. As we grow older, the skin under our eyes becomes thinner and loses collagen. Dark circles under the eyes aren't always due to fatigue. 

What mainly cause dark circles?

  • Ageing
  • Smoking and excess intake of alcohol
  • High consumption of caffeine containing drinks
  • Excess stress
  • Injuries surrounding the eye
  • Sun tan around the eyes
  • Any form of eye surgery
  • Loss of collagen in areas around the eye

Which are the best methods of treating dark circles?

Intense Pulse Light(IPL) - In this procedure, Intense Pulse Light (high-intensity light) is used to get rid of dark circles. The IPL penetrates just below the skin surface, correcting either the melanin that makes up brown age spots or the blood vessels that create broken capillaries. This non-invasive procedure involves no pain.
Chemical Peels - This procedure gives the skin an even tone and glowing complexion. Chemical peels are mainly used to treat a variety of skin ailments such as acne, dark spots, dark circles and pigmentation. The most effective chemical peel is Glycolic peel which lightens visible discolorations in the skin. Mandelic peel is also used sometimes to give the skin an even tone. 

What are the advantages of using these methods?

  • Effective method
  • Immediate results 
  • All skin types can be treated 
  • Rejuvenates the skin
  • No risks involved

Dr. Mushtaq Ali, an experienced dermatologist, provides the best treatment for all types of skin related problems at Dr.Mushtaq's Skin Clinic & Cosmetology Centre.

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Saturday, 5 November 2016

Skin Tightening : Youngness Redefined

As we age, we lose the freshness in our skin. Skin can hang down as gravity acts on it creating droopiness, wrinkles and bands. The saggy skin on any part of the skin gives aged appearance. Nowadays, there are many high-end technologies which are prevalent for Skin Tightening.  Both surgical and non-surgical procedures are used for skin tightening. After this treatment, dramatic results will be experienced by the patients obviously.

In Radio frequency technology, heat energy is passed through the hand piece to the deeper part of the skin that firm tissues and develops new collagen. The deeper tissues are contracted and simultaneously the decreased fine lines are experienced. During this process, developed new collagen rejuvenates the skin texture. A cooling spray is accommodated with the hand piece which shields the skin superficial part from injuries and burns.

Skin Tightening in Kerala

Why is this procedure selected by the patients?
  • It can be performed in any area of the body
  • Less invasive and less painful
  • No huge side effects
  • Daily activities can be carried out soon after the procedure
  • Reduces wrinkles, fine lines and skin laxity
Photo skin rejuvenation: It is a non-invasive therapy helps in tightening the skin. Intense pulse light with high-intensity light is penetrated under the skin surface. This intensity of light either damages the melanin that causing brown spots or blood capillaries that created broken capillaries. This skin repairs the damage and firms the skin tone better.

Liposuction:It is a surgical procedure performed for skin tightening and larger scale fat reduction. In this procedure, a suction tube is inserted below the fat accumulated skin area. It acts as a power vacuum and sucks the excessive fat.

Laser-Assisted Liposuction:It is the latest technology for skin tightening. This procedure involves an insertion of the small cannula which is attached to a tinier diode laser. This laser destroys fat cells, liquefying them and it is eliminated from the body by natural process.

Dr. Mushtaq’s Skin Clinic and Cosmetology Centre, Kerala which is headed by Dr. Musthaq Ali himself is one of the leading cosmetologists, who gives consultation and performs treatment for all skin problems.  The Skin tightening Treatment in Kochi is offered by our esteemed doctor with the above said advanced technologies.
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Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Look Young As You Feel

Aging is a (physiological) natural process that involves the deterioration of cells, tissues, organs and body functions. Aging is not a disease but a process that is part of life and presented in all people, although at a different speed. The arrival of aging depends on genetic and environmental factors.
Visible signs of aging
  • Hair loss
  • Presence of gray in his hair
  • Expression lines (wrinkles)
  • Presbyopia and decreased vision
  • Weight gain
  • Tooth loss
  • Loss of height
  • Loss or decrease in hearing, taste, and smell, besides function and sexual desire
At Dr.Mushtaq’s Skin Clinic, both traditional and cosmetic procedures are used as a solution for aging. The anti-aging treatments include:
Botox is most effective on wrinkles. By injecting Botox into the skin, it relaxes the muscle fibers to decrease its power of contraction. For this reason, it is often used in cosmetics to slow the appearance of wrinkles.
Injectable wrinkle fillers give you more youthful look. They increase volume to your skin, enhance chin and lip area.
Advantages of fillers include:
  • They restore the youthful appearance.
  • An effective alternative to facelift.
  • Fillers provide volume to enhance facial areas.
  • It’s a non-invasive procedure.
  • The procedure takes less time and the result can last for about a year.
Dr. Mushtaq’s Skin Clinic provides effective Anti-Aging Treatment in Kochi. With the help of advanced technologies and facilities they provide you the best services at cost effective rates.

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Thursday, 25 August 2016

Say Goodbye to Acne and Scars

Acne scars occur due to the inflamed blemishes when the skin is engorged with excess oil, dead skin cells, and bacteria. Acne blemishes often leave a black spot on the skin that will last for months or years. The swelling of the pores in the skin may cause a break in the follicle wall. Due to this, the infected material may spill out into the surrounding tissue. The skin cells prevent other bacteria and fungus from entering into the skin to prevent further infection.


Symptoms of Acne Scars

  • Papules
  • Pustules
  • Blackheads
  • Whiteheads or Milia
  • Nodules
  • Cysts

Acne can be divided into two categories :

Inflamed and Non-inflamed Acne

Non-inflamed acne breakouts consist of microcomedones, blackheads, and milia. These types of blemishes aren’t red or painful. The main cause of Inflamed Acne is redness and inflammation. People with Inflamatory acne have papules, pustules, blackheads and nodules.

Fractional laser treatment for acne
Fractional laser treatment causes little damage to the surrounding skin and tissue. In this method, only microscopic columns of skin is treated. The treated areas of skin are surrounded by untreated areas which give the excellent result. The time taken for recovery depends on the size and depth of the treated area.

Dr.Mushtaq’s Skin Clinic, Kochi provides the best treatment for Acne Scar Treatment.
If you see signs that your acne is leaving a scar on your skin, Don’t forget to book your appointment.

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