Advanced Cosmetic Procedure ( Blemish removal using diathermy)
A safe and effective treatment that involves the successful removal, visible reduction of many unwanted skin blemishes or lesions using electrical current. It is commonly referred to as advanced electrolysis, thermolysis or short wave diathermy.
Telangiectasias (broken capilarries)
Spider naevi (spider veins)
Cherry Angioma (cherry spot, blood spot)
Short wave diathermy is also known as electro-coagulation or high frequency. The current is conducted into the skin through a very fine needle, which produces heat that coagulates and destroys targeted tissue.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)
How long is the treatment?
The length of the procedure depends on the blemish you wish to remove and that is discussed during the initial consultation.
How many treatments will I need?
Treatment is safe and effective. The number of treatments will also depend on the blemish and how many there are to be treated. The skin must not be over-treated so you may need more than one treatment to achieve desired results. This will also be discussed and agreed upon during the consultation.
Will my blemishes return?
The blemish that is treated should not return. You may find blemishes appearing in other places but that depends on the root cause of the problem.
Does it hurt?
You will feel a slight heat sensation and a small amount of discomfort during the treatment.
How will the area look after the procedure?
Immediately after the treatment, the treated area may appear slightly red and swollen, it may also feel a bit warm.