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DermoCosmetology (Skin & Hair)

Overview

The Dermocosmetology Centre at Dr L H Hirananandani Hospital is oneof its kind where dermatology and cosmetology have been amalgamatedin a hospital set up. Dermocosmetology - the complete skin and aestheticcare centre offers you an exclusive range of services and therapies.

Skin & Hair Care - The skin is a living organ. It is our first line of defenceagainst microorganisms and the environment. Healthy skin is also areflection of a healthy body. The department has fully qualifieddermatologists who evaluate your skin and recommend therapy.Our holistic approach to aesthetic skin care ensures that those who visitus get the very best.

About the Department

Located on the first floor, the Dermocosmetology Centre at Dr L H Hirananandani Hospital has experienced consultants, along withaestheticians. A wide range of Dermocosmetology procedures are carriedout at the centre. Apart from routine dermatology consultations, the centrehas a state of the art set up with equipment like an ultramodern laser forcoarse & thinhair (for unwanted hair reduction),Dermaklinmicrodermabrasion with Crystal, diamond and aqua serum spray,Radio frequency unit(electrocautery),cosmetology procedures such aspeels, mesotherapy, dermaroller, laser hair comb, non surgical face lift,Botox, mesobotox and derma fillers are also available.

Facilities/ Services

Services Offered :

The department has a dedicated team that works in conjunction to get youthe best results.

Laser Hair Reduction
We offer you permanent hair reduction like an ultramodern laserfor coarse & thin hair (for unwanted hair reduction). It is a safeand quick treatment that requires about 6-10 sittings depending upon your skin & hair type.

Natural Skin Rejuvenation With PRP
This is one of the safest and non-invasive US FDA approved services that stimulate collagen production, thereby reducing the appearance of fine lines, sagging skin and also rejuvenate skin making it look youthful. In this service, your body's own plasma that is rich in platelets is used to naturally rejuvenate the skin. The blood platelets release 'growth factors' which help stimulate collagen production, diminishing the effects of aging on your skin. This service is natural and with no downtime.

Dermaroller (Micro-Needling)
Micro-needles are a derma rolling device that lighten the appearance of acne scars, fine lines, wrinkles and stretch marks by the process of collagen remodelling.

Mole & Wart Removal (Electro Cautery/ Radio Frequency)
Electrocautery is an apparatus by which high voltage, high frequency electric current is converted into heat energy which is used to treat various skin conditions. For e.g. Skin tags (around neck, underarms, breast folds or face) warts, moles, sun spots,freckles and milia. It is done after applying topical anaesthesia cream or by injecting anaesthesia into skin, which makes it a much painless OPD procedure.

Extraction of Mollescum and Milia
Mollescum are painless growths which look like small rice kernels, commonly seen on the face of children. This is aharmless viral infection which needs to be treated only because it spreads by contact. Milia are small, pearly painless mole like growths mainly around the eyes. The only way of getting rid of these, is by extracting them.

Skin Biopsy and Histopathology
04Sometimes different types of skin disorders mimic each other and are difficult to diagnose only on the basis of the appearance of the rash. Also, certain infections of the skin e.g. tuberculosis can be diagnosed only on basis of sampling of the tissue or skin biopsy. A skin biopsy is a simple OPD procedure done under local anesthetic injection. Skin biopsy is an extremely useful tool in diagnosing skin conditions like drug rashes, infections,psoriasis, and lichen planus etc.

Platelet Rich Plasma
PRP (Platelet rich plasma) therapy for hair loss is a three-step medical treatment in which a patient’s blood is drawn,processed, and then injected into the scalp. It is revolutionary treatment used to regenerate hair growth. It is a volume of autologous plasma that has a platelet concentration above baseline. These concentrated platelets contain proteins & growth factors which help increase circulation to the hairfollicles stimulate the follicles to grow & thicken the hair shaft

Ear Lobe Repair
Ear lobe repair or surgery is a type of a cosmetic surgery thatis carried out to eliminate deformities in the ear lobes of aperson.This surgery is quick and effective.

Intralesional Steroid Injections
ILS injections are given to skin affected by large nodular acne, keloids and certain dermatological conditions.

Botox
Botox is a US FDA approved natural purified protein. When injected directly into skin muscles, it relaxes the muscle andthis results in elimination of dynamic wrinkles on the face & neck. The effect lasts for 4-6 months. Each sitting requires30 minutes, ensuring at least a decade is taken off your face.

Mesobotox
Botox in a diluted form is used to smoothen fine lines on the face and neck by injection. It also helps tighten pores, making them much less prominent.

Dermal Filler
A filler is hyaluronic acid in gel form, used to fill static wrinkles and folds. They are used for enhancement of lips andcorrections of deep folds. Improvements are seen immediately after injection. The effect lasts for 6-9 months. Each sitting is for 30 minutes.

Cryotherapy
A common, quick & safe procedure for the treatment of a variety of skin conditions. The cryogen is liquid nitrogen which freezes & thaws the skin tissue, causing necrosis which is followed by healing & new skin formation. It is most commonly used to treat keloids, viral warts and some premalignant and malignant lesions.

Mesotherapy (Scalp)
Mesotherapy for scalp hair regrowth is a non surgicaltreatment that employs injections of hair growth factors, hair vitamins and hair regrowth stimulating medicines into the scalp. It helps reduce hairfall, stimulates new hair formation and thickens the hair shaft, thus improving hair density. It is a painless process done within 15-20 minutes.

Mesoglow/Mesowhitening MesoRejuventation
Mesotherapy involves superficial fine injections of various harmacologically active agents, vitamins and skin rejuvenating agents. It is a quick, safe & minimally invasive procedure with minimal downtime.

Ear/Nose Piercing
Piercing is done with the piercing gun by driving pointed starter ring/stud through the ear lobe or through ear/nose cartilage. It is done with pre-packed sterilized studs; and is done taking all the sterile precautions and is done within seconds of time.

Laser Hair Comb
The new FDA approved Hair Max Laser Hair Comb can rejuvenate lifeless thinning hair to its former state. It uses the principle of Photo BioStimulation wherein a low level, cold beam laser arranged like the teeth of a comb is used to stimulate the follicles and increase scalp blood flow.

Acne/Acne Pigmentationacne Scar Treatment
We offer treatments like peels, microdermabrasion, photorejuvenation, dermarollers, subcission of acne scars to treat your acne.

Skin Lightening Treatment/ Peels
Peels help decrease uneven skin pigmentation. It makes your skin more youthful by stimulating new cell growth.

Clean Up
It is a procedure by which black heads and white heads are removed from the skin. It cleanses the pores and gives you a clearer and smoother looking skin.

Basic Facial

  • Nutri-rich facial
    Nourish your skin with our new Nutri rich made facial. This facial infuses vitamins & hydrating factors deep into your skin. This helps to detox your skin & give you a healthy glowing skin.
  • Perfect radiance facial
    Get a perfect radiant skin with our new perfect radiancemedi-facial. Here mild exfoliation & enzymes & fruit acids are used to lighten & soften your skin.

Advanced Facials

  • Rejuvenating Glow Facial
    Treat that dull lifeless skin with Rejuvenating Glow facial, which gives you fresh, smooth, glowing skin with the use of polishing, clean-up and gentle massage.
  • Skin Hydrating Facial
    Hydrating Facial is ideal for dull and dry skin. It restores the skin moisture with the treatment ‘Skin Ionization’ and gives you that supple soft skin.
  • Anti-tan facial
    Get rid of your tan with our Anti-tan Facial. Combination of skin peel (Chemical derived from fruit acid) and clean-up helps to fed away tanning and pigmentation.
  • Three Dimensional Glow Facial
    Three dimensional facial treats your skin with Polishing,Ionization and Clean-up to give you that super glowing fresh skin.
  • Therapeutic Facial
    This is an anti ageing facial which includes deep exfoliation of skin followed by a cleanup , and skin tightening to tone up the facial muscles, also a relaxing gentle massage which helps to have a younger looking skin.

Skin Polishing (Microdermabrasion)
It is the removal of superficial dead layer of skin allowing a smoother, lighter & fresh skin to emerge out.

Ionization/ Hydration Treatment
It helps to hydrate the skin and make skin soft and supple.

Non-Surgical Face Lift
It is used to restore sagging facial muscles back to originaltone, thus soften the wrinkles and enhance the skin texture & gives you tighter and younger looking skin.

Bridal and Grooms Packages

  • “Instant Rejuvenation” Bridal Package
    This package is designed specially for those who are extremely busy in the hustle and bustle of wedding day preparations. When the tension and stress level increase, it starts showing on your face but don’t worry. Just think about us and we are there for you. This quick glow plan is of 15 days programme where the best possible care of your skin will be taken by us ensuring glowing and even skin on your BIG day.
  • “Perfect Glow” Bridal Package
    This is 5 weeks programme where prior to the wedding date, where we offer the treatment for your skin to get the bestpossible outcome. It is a synergistic combination of advanced skin care services & procedures which will ensure a glowing, radiant & relaxed skin on your wedding day. The programme is spread across 4 sessions and is customized for brides depending on your skin type, after thorough examination by ourDermatologist.
  • “Signature Radiance” Bridal Package
    This is 8 weeks programme which is specially designed to give bride’s skin an even tone & texture making it softer andsmoother with radiates the inner gow. The programme is designed across 6-8 sessions and is customized for brides depending on skin type. The programme ensures flawlessradiance.
  • “Refresh” Groom’s Package
    As skincare, hair care and grooming is an important part of the wedding preparation not only for the bride but also for the Groom. A programme of 4 sessions which is specially designed for the groom as per the skin type - normal, dry and oily skin, tanned skin, acne prone skin etc. This programme is acombination of different services such as peel, polish and advanced technology of aqua serum spray with Vit-C which ensures evenness and glow on the day of the wedding.

Our Team

Full Time Consultant
Name Designation Qualification Availability
Dr. Rajeev Dhir Full Time Consultant Dermatology MBBS, MD (Dermatology & Venerology)

Monday to Saturday : 8am - 8pm


Visiting Consultant
Name Designation Qualification Availability
Dr. Ashvith Shetty Visiting Consultant Dermatology, Dermocosmetology & Trichology MBBS, MD & DNB in Dermatology, FRGUHS (Cosmetology)
  • Monday : 11 am to 1.30 pm & 5 pm to 7 pm

  • Tuesday : 11 am to 1.30 pm & 4.30 pm to 7 pm

  • Wednesday : 11 am to 1.30 pm & 5 pm to 7 pm

  • Thursday : 11 am to 1.30 pm & 4.30 pm to 7 pm

  • Friday : 11 am to 1.30 pm & 5 pm to 7 pm

  • Saturday : 11 am to 1.30 pm & 2 pm to 7 pm

Dr. Mansi Sanghvi Visiting Consultant Dermatology, dermocosmatology & Trichology MBBS : Maharashtra University of Health Sciences. 2004 DNB (Dermatology & Venereology) : National Board of Examinations, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. Of India, New Delhi. 2009

Tuesday : 9am - 11pm

Wednesday : 5 pm - 8 pm

Thursday : 9 am - 11 am

Friday : 3 pm - 5 pm

Saturday : 9 am - 11 am

Dr. Rameshwar Gutte Visiting Consultant Dermatologist, Dermatocosmetologist, Hair transplant Surgeon & Trichologist MD, FCPS (Skin & V D), Fellowship in Hair Transplant Surgery - FUE and Bio FUE
  • Monday : 9 am - 2 pm & 4 pm - 8 pm
  • Tuesday : 10 am - 2 pm & 7 pm to 8 pm
  • Wednesday : 10 am - 2 pm
  • Thursday : 10 am - 2 pm & 7 pm to 8 pm
  • Friday : 10 am - 2 pm
  • Saturday : 9 am - 2 pm & 4 pm - 8 pm
  • Sunday : 10 am - 12 noon
Dr. Snehal Sriram Visiting Consultant Dermocosmetology M.B.B.S., Diploma in Venereology & Dermatology (DVD), DNB (Dermatology & Venereology)
  • With prior appointment

FAQ

  • How does laser remove hair?
    It works by using laser energy pulses to gradually heat and destroy the hair follicle permanently.
  • Why is shaving done before LHR?
    As the laser targets the melanin (pigment) of the hair follicle, shaving will help to focus the laser pulse on the hair follicle beneath the skin.
  • Is LHR really painless?
    Yes, with modern machines LHR is painless.
  • Is LHR safe for all skin types?
    Yes, it is safe for all skin and hair types.
  • Is there any downtime after LHR?
    No. you can resume to your normal routine activities immediately after LHR.
  • Are there any precautions to be taken after LHR?
    Sun protection only. Avoid swimming for few days.