Monthly Archives: December 2011

Metvix® – A New Treatment for Actinic Keratoses

Dr. Ebrahim is pleased to offer Metvix® as an alternative to surgery for the treatment of Actinic Keratoses (AK) and certain types of Basal Cell Carcinomas (BCC).  This is a light-sensitive drug that is combined with a Red light treatment to destroy cancer cells. Metvix® comes in a cream containing methyl aminolevulinate, which is specifically absorbed into …

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Lasers: When 1+1+1 = a Perfect 10!

When you come to Afterglow, we have 3 different types of lasers that can give you smoother and more even skin.  Fractional lasers, the latest in skin resurfacing, have transformed our approach to creating smoother, more even toned skin.  By creating microscopic holes in the skin, these lasers produce results that are greater than their …

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Dermal Rolling – a new treatment for Stretch Marks

Also referred to as skin needling, Dermal Rolling is used for collagen channeling for natural collagen induction. The principal behind this therapy is simple:  when applied to the skin, under a local or topical anaesthetic, channels are created deep into the dermis of the skin. These channels cause keratinocytes and fibroblasts to produce numerous growth …

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