advanced skin conditons
Electrolysis has been used for more than 100 years to treat problems such as broken capillaries, skin tags, and age spots. Click here to learn more about how advanced electrolysis works.
Using advanced thermolysis techniques, our therapists can treat the following conditions:
The tiny red blood vessels on your face, often around your nose are not actually broken, but distended capillaries caused by friction (such as blowing the nose), high blood pressure, excessive alcohol, facial injury, sun exposure, smoking and rosacea.
Using electrolysis, we cauterise the vessel limiting the blood supply to the capillary. After approximately three weeks you will notice the area has started to fade with capillaries beginning to disappear. We recommend up to three treatments for depending on the severity and size of the area, however often our clients experience noticeable improvement after their first treatment.
Skin Tag Removal
Skin tags are small, soft growths that are caused by the rubbing of skin and/or clothing and appear on the surface of the skin. They are harmless and can appear anywhere on the body but are often found in the underarm, neck and groin. Using thermolysis these small blemishes are cauterised and removed instantly, with small red marks or scabbing appearing after treatment which will disappear after 7-10 days.
Milia (or milium cyst) are small white or yellow dome-shaped bumps that most often appear on the cheeks and nose but can appear anywhere on the body and are caused by the build-up of keratin, dead skin or comedogenic makeup. Using the thermolysis current to cauterise the blemish, the milia will be reabsorbed back into the body with results appearing up to a month after treatment.
Warts and verrucas are very common with most people experiencing them at some point in their life. Caused by the Human Papilloma Virus the body over-produces keratin in a localised area and while most often appearing on the hands and feet they can appear anywhere on the body. Using thermolysis current the warts and verrucas are removed usually in two treatments approximately eight weeks apart.
Seborrhoeic Keratosis Removal
Seborrhoeic keratoses are brown wart-like growths that appear most often in people over the age of 40. Individuals can be genetically predisposed to experiencing seborrheic keratosis however people who have had significant sun exposure are also more likely to be affected.
Our therapists will use the thermolysis current to away and cauterise the Seborrhoeic Keratosis with scabs appearing for up to two weeks, however once the scabs heal the blemish will be completely removed.
Sebaceous Cyst Removal
Appearing anywhere on the body as a small slightly hard lump under the skin, harmless fluid-filled sebaceous or skin cysts range from pea-sized to up to five centimetres across.
These cysts can be quite persistent and depending on their size and the area to be treated may require several thermolysis treatments.
Syringoma is a benign skin tumour caused by an excessive growth of sweat gland cells they appear as a skin-coloured or yellowish firm, rounded, well-defined bump, approximately one to three millimetres in diameter. Usually forming around the eyes, Syringomas also develop on the neck, upper cheeks, and occasionally on the abdomen, armpit, scalp, bellybutton, and genitals.
The current applied will shrink the blemish and form small that will take approximately two weeks to heal. Several treatments may be needed, depending on the area to be treated.
Xanthelasma are harmless white-yellow lumps of cholesterol that occur most commonly near the inner corner of the upper eyelid and may be associated with high fat diets.
The thermolysis current shrinks the Xanthelasma blemish, forming small crusts and swellings which will take up to two weeks to heal. Several treatments may be required depending on the severity and size of the Xanthelasma.
Age Spot Removal
Appearing with age and sun exposure, age spots vary in size and appear as flat brown, grey or black spots on the skin and are the result of an excess production of melanin or skin pigment. They are also known as liver spots, senile lentigo, solar lentigines, or sun spots.
Using thermolysis, these blemishes are lifted away and cauterised, leaving small scabs that will disappear over a couple of weeks.
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