What are moles and skin tags? Moles are growth on the skin that is normally brown or black in colour. They usually occur when the cells in the skin multiply rapidly in a cluster instead of spreading throughout the skin. Moles can develop anywhere on the skin, alone or in groups. Skin tags are painless, non cancerous growth on the skin. It is a small flap of tissue that hangs off the skin through a thin stalk called a peduncle. Skin tags are common among both men and women especially after the age of 50. The places where skin tags may appear are : Although not painful, skin tags can often become irritated from constant rubbing with clothes or jewelleries. Why remove moles and skin tags? Most moles and skin tags are harmless. Nevertheless, they do affect our self confidence and in some cases, cause discomfort. It is not recommended to try and remove your skin tags or moles at home to avoid any infection or bleeding. Instead, it’s advisable to get it checked by a professional so they can access the issue and provide the right treatment. Usually if the moles or skin tags are harmless and hindering your confidence, we would recommend getting it removed. Mole and Skin Tag Removal at Curamed Aesthetics Curamed Aesthetics offers safe and minimally invasive skin tag and mole removal treatment. Local or topical anaesthesia will be administered prior to the procedure to ensure that the procedure is comfortable. There are three
- Dec 17, 2019
Ultherapy® vs HIFU (High-intensity focused ultrasound): Is there a Right Choice For You?
The often-terrifying spectre of aging is one that haunts us all. It starts out with a few wrinkles, before devolving into a jumble of age spots and saggy skin that’s enough to send you reeling. You can dread it, or even try to flee, but any attempt to avoid it only prolongs the inevitable. If this sounds like a terribly bleak prognosis, fret not—for the solution to all of your troubles may be just around the corner. With a variety of new and targeted treatments like Ultherapy®, which is a type of HIFU (High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound) device, the process of aging has never met more formidable foes. So, Ultherapy® is essentially the same as HIFU? Yes, and No! Ultherapy® is a brand that is recognised globally in the aesthetic world for more than a decade and more than 1 million cases has been performed worldwide so far. Ultherapy® is a medical device and that is approved by FDA, the United States’ Food & Drug Administration (US FDA) for lifting and tightening skin. It is a non-surgical lifting treatment meant for browlift, lower face and submental (jawline), neck and décolletage (upper chest). As it is a medical device that has to be registered with the Singapore’s Health and Sciences Authority (HSA), only medical doctors are allowed to deliver the treatment with the Ultherapy® Device in Singapore. Whereas for other HIFU devices, there are many brands available in the market such as ultraformer, ultraskin, Hi-queen, doublo and more. There are Korean