Some Frequently Asked Questions
Dr. Murtuza Bandukwala has been a qualified dermatologist, devoting 100% of her clinical practice to cosmetic dermatology. As a lifelong early adopter, Dr. Mutuza is the best Dubai dermatologist to employ many emerging innovations, notably the use of intense pulsed light for rosacea, laser hair removal, microdermabrasion, vitamin C serum topically.
Botox has been used successfully in neurology and in ophthalmology since 1979 for a variety of medical problems. It has been used in cosmetic dermatology. When injected properly Botox has very few side effects.
A tiny amount of Botox is injected into the muscle, blocking the nerve impulse from reaching the area, which relaxes the muscle and smoothes away the wrinkle.
Botox only relaxes the muscle beneath the frown line. The rest of the face is not affected. Using the proper dosage ensures that your facial expression is not altered.
The treatment usually lasts 4 to 6 months, before other injections are required. After several treatments, the effect of Botox may last longer.
Also known as photorejuvenation, IPL (intense pulsed light) is a non invasive technology that deliverers pulsed light beams through the tip of the device --- on to the face or other areas such as the neck, arms, hands, legs and chest --- to fade out brown spots and red patches, improve rough textured skin and reduce the size of the skin pores.
PRP otherwise known as Platelet Rich Plasma is blood plasma that has been harvested from the patient’s own blood and enriched with platelets, generally by centrifugation techniques. PRP Therapy is an innovative treatment in an emerging field referred to as Ortho-biologics or autologous engineering, or the merging of cutting-edge technology with the body’s natural ability to heal itself. PRP Therapy contains and releases by degranulation, numerous growth factors and cytokines (cell signaling factors) that can stimulate the healing of bone and other soft tissues.
The growth factors and cytokines present in PRP are:
- platelet-derived growth factor
- transforming growth factor beta
- fibroblast growth factor
- insulin-like growth factor 1
- insulin-like growth factor 2
- vascular endothelial growth factor
- epidermal growth factor
- interleukin 8
- keratinocyte growth factor
- connective tissue growth factor
During your first visit it is important to follow our 4 steps 1) Bring your medical history if possible 2) Bring a notepad and pen ( so you can write down the recommendations) 3) Bring your written questions or concerns 4) Best of all and great smile and attitude
We treat various conditions from moles, skin cancer, micro dermabrasion, rocasea and much more. The most important thing is that if you see that something is not right, call us for a consultation and we will provide you with the best options for your particular needs.
Cost vary depending upon the scale and severity of the condition, as well as the treatment method. However, many medical dermatology treatments may be covered under insurance plans, and we will help ensure you receive maximum benefits. For treatments not covered, we also offer a range of convenient payment options. We will work hard to make sure that your skin treatments are affordable!
No. Referral are not necessary. Please note, however, that certain insurance policies may vary and a referral may be necessary for insurance to cover some forms of treatment. If you have questions on what is covered, you should contact your insurance company directly.
A spa facial is designed to clean and hydrate the skin, as well as provide relaxation and can be done at any spa treatment center. A medical facial is a results-driven skin treatment with the rejuvenation of a spa facial. Specific products used in a medical facial contain physician-grade ingredients and cannot be purchased outside of a medical facility. After careful analysis of the skin, the esthetician uses these active products to address specific concerns and maintain the health of the skin.
The ProFractionnal laser treatment is used to treat wrinkles and fine lines, acne scars and scars of other nature and sun damaged skin. It improves the general appearance of the skin.
The laser energy of the ProFractional will make thousands of microscopic perforations in the skin encouraging the production of new collagen. The intact surrounding areas will stimulate the body’s natural healing process. The result being plumping up of the skin and smoothing out of irregularities.