Skin whitening treatment in Navi Mumbai at Bodyskulpt Aesthetics Clinic

Skin whitening treatment in Navi Mumbai

What is skin whitening treatment?

Skin whitening or skin lightening treatments are form of medical therapies that attempts to lighten the skin tone, improve the skin complexion and brighten up the natural skin.

How is skin lightening treatment done?

Melanin is a substance that is continuously produces in the upper layer of skin which actually gives the color to the skin of an individual. The production house of melanin is a cell called Melanocyte, that works tirelessly to produce melanin. Activation of this cells due to various reasons like sun exposure, trauma or hormones can cause excessive amount of production of melanin. So the whole concept of skin lightening revolves around reducing the production of melanin.

Once we examine the patient, we advise the various modalities that can usually help to reduce the overall pigmentations and make the skin tone lighter. Depending on the type of skin tone, there are various modalities that work in synergy to have great result, which includes skin polishing, performing in-office chemical peels, lasers, IV glutathione injections supplemented by oral glutathione and vitamin C, reduction in sun exposure, using skin brightening serums etc.

What is best treatment for skin whitening?

Skin whitening or skin lightening treatments reduce the melanin load in the skin thereby causing improvement in skin tone. A combination treatment helps the most. A synergistic effect would probably be the best for skin whitening. This includes exfoliating the pigments that have already been produced and are resting on top layer of skin and also attempting to reduce the production of melanin. The exfoliative treatments include skin polishing, peels, lasers and reduction in manufacturing can be done by using intake of glutathione, using skin brightening serums, reduction of sun exposure etc.

What is IV Glutathione skin whitening treatment?

Glutathione is a small, low-molecular weight, water-soluble tripeptide that has strong antioxidant properties. It is usually produced intracellularly in the liver. The most important function in the body is to neutralize harmful free radicals. It was found that glutathione can reduce the production of melanin by blocking the tyrosinase, the key enzyme responsible for conversion of tyrosin to melanin, thereby reducing the amount of melanin in skin.

Glutathione can be administered as a strong antioxidant and skin whitening agent in various forms including that of IV injections, oral tablets, creams and serums, face washes etc. Since the bioavailability is tremendously increased with the IV injection  form, it is quite popular in this form.

Companies manufacture IV injections as strength of 600mg. The injections can be given as 600mg as single dose or 1200 mg double dose weekly once or twice. The bioavailability is 100% with this.

Is skin whitening treatment permanent?

Melanogenesis or production of melanin is a natural process that keeps happening throughout the life. Glutathione and other agents can reduce the production of melanin to a large extent that could be long lasting, but its never permanent. Once the skin tone improves, we advise patients regarding various other modalities that could help to maintain the skin tone on a long term basis.

Are there side effects of skin whitening treatment?

Skin whitening or skin lightening treatments can be of various kinds. Skin lightening treatments that involve exfoliation like peels, microdermabrasion, lasers etc are totally safe. Only thing is patient need to understand the importance of reduction in sun exposure. The intake forms of various skin whitening agent can have side effects that can happen with any medicines like allergies, rashes, nausea, vomiting etc. Its very important for the patient to reveal any medical history to the treating physician before any skin whitening treatments.

Which food whitens skin?

A lots of fresh fruits and vegetables have ingredients that can lighten the skin. Fruits and vegetables containing high vitamin C such as kiwifruit, strawberries, cherries, tomatoes etc. cause decent amount of skin brightening. Lemon is another thing that contains high levels of Vit A, B6 and C that helps in neutralizing harmful free radicals and cause skin brightening.

How can I get fair in one week?

Skin lightening is a continuous process that takes repeated sessions of treatments. Instant glow and skin brightening is possible but are short lived. Procedures like hydrafacials, skin polishing, glow chemical peels are modalities that can give instant results.

Can glutathione cause skin whitening?

Glutathione is a strong antioxidant that has been found to improve the skin tone by reducing the production of melanin right at the stage of production. Once formation of melanin is reduced, it is but obvious that the skin tone would improve. The percentage of improvement would totally depend on the present skin condition, the amount of sun exposure, the type of treatments patient takes, the form of glutathione the patient is consuming. In general, since the bioavailability of glutathione is maximum with IV injections, it is said that IV form provides the best results.

Is glutathione safe? 

As glutathione is a natural component of the human body, it is pretty safe for someone to consume glutathione in permission doses. Being a strong antioxidant, it reduces the oxidative stress in the body. IV glutathione improves the body cells functions in patient who are chronic smokers, alcoholics and patient who undergo lots of stress.  IV injections should always be taken under a physician’s supervision in a clinical setup to make sure that any inadvertent event can be handled effectively and timely.

At what age someone can take glutathione?

Glutathione is a safe drug. At regulated doses, it improves the cellular functions by eradicating harmful and toxic free radicals from the body that’s build up due to pollution, stress, smoking, alcohol etc. It is okay for someone to consume glutathione as early as 12 years.