Discover the latest treatment option for pigmentation and melasma
Living in a tropical country like Singapore, and exposed to the harsh rays of the sun 365 days a year, pigmentation is a bane for most of us, especially if we’re constantly trying to find ways and means to achieve flawless, clear skin.
Melasma on the other hand, while not caused by the sun, is brought on by hormonal changes in your body, such as when you have been on contraceptives for a long time, or when you’re pregnant or even going through menopause.
What they both share in common though is that pigmentation and melasma can be frustratingly challenging to treat.
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There is however a new treatment available to treat melasma and pigmentation safely, painlessly and effectively. The new generation SylfirmX is the world’s first and only FDA-registered Pulse Wave and Continuous Wave Radiofrequency device to effectively treat pigmentation and melasma.
How does SylfirmX work?
An electromagnetic field of energy is created which treats the abnormal vessels responsible for causing skin discoloration, using gold microneedles. The inbuilt robotic system allows this treatment to be highly precise ensuring that the desired depth is reached.
The result is a treatment that is highly effective and safe, without causing any damage to the skin tissue.
What is the treatment like?
Each treatment session is approximately 60 minutes. This includes time for the therapist to prepare the skin, by first cleansing it and then applying a layer of numbing cream. This makes the treatment much more comfortable for the patient.
During the treatment, you may feel tiny pin-prick sensations all over the face but nothing painful or uncomfortable.
What happens after the treatment?
You may experience some slight redness on the treated areas but this goes away after a few hours. There is no downtime with this treatment and you can apply makeup again and continue with your daily activities.
While there is no downtime or redness for the next few days, you will appreciate a new glow and clearer skin around the 5th day after treatment.
Is this treatment suitable for everyone?
Thanks to its customizability, SylfirmX is suitable for anyone and everyone, and because of this, SylfirmX can also be used to treat other skin concerns besides melasma and pigmentation. It could penetrate deeper to treat deep acne scars or offer skin rejuvenative effects when used to treat the more superficial layers of the skin.
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