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A Discussion With Dr. Michael Jiaravuthisan & Dr. Megan Carr On Caring About Yourself

Have you been beating yourself up for years, not knowing what to do with your skin? Have you tried everything with little or no success? Changed your skincare routine? Gone organic? Undergone some skin therapy, and still no change? Well, many of us have gone through that struggle at some point in our lives. Even […]

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Dr. Michael Jiaravuthisan & Dr. Megan Carr
Dr. Michael Jiaravuthisan & Dr. Megan Carr

Have you been beating yourself up for years, not knowing what to do with your skin? Have you tried everything with little or no success? Changed your skincare routine? Gone organic? Undergone some skin therapy, and still no change? Well, many of us have gone through that struggle at some point in our lives. Even for those with “simple” skin types, taking care of the skin can be such a delicate matter. Time and experience have taught us that when it comes to our skin, we should leave it to the experts.

In our search for answers, we engaged Oakville dermatology experts, Dr. Michael Jiaravuthisan and Dr. Megan Carr for some answers.  Together, they own the fast-rising skincare centre, Oakville Dermatology and Cosmetics. Their knowledge and understanding of how the skin works is impressive and they provide some useful insights on how you can truly take care of your skin.

There are simple and fundamental tips to basic skincare, including understanding your skin type.  According to these experts, one key point is to avoid excessive sun exposure – in other words, avoid sunburns and sun tans at all costs – even if it requires protecting yourself against the sun (thru sunblock and protective clothing) if you do choose to be in the sun.  This will prevent future formation of potentially dangerous skin cancers as well as premature aging of the skin.  Beyond this, hydrate your skin through moisturization, avoid the use of scented products such as soaps, lotions and detergents.  Many of these tips, the couple says, are meant to help retain the skin oil needed for skin health and vitality as well as to avoid any irritation to the skin.

While these are tips that are drive by you, the patient, to maintain your skin health, there are other professional ways to keep your skin plump and glowing.

Ever heard of microdermabrasion? This is especially popular amongst older and younger individuals who want to improve fine wrinkles, sun damage, age spots,  melasma, acne scarring and other skin imperfections as well.  Microdermabrasion is a minimally invasive procedure carried out in professional dermatology clinics like Oakville Dermatology and Cosmetics.  It is a hugely popular procedure right now and you can get that treatment by booking a date with Oakville’s leading dermatologists, Dr. Michael Jiaravuthisan & Dr. Megan Carr.

Another important way experts can take care of your skin is through a a procedure known as microneedling. Here, the skin is pricked using small needles in a bid to create new collagen and tissue to make it finer, smoother and more toned. A session of microneedling at a specialised skincare clinic like Oakville Dermatology  and Cosmetics is perhaps what you need to get that smooth and attractive skin you want.

Light treatments or lasers, such as Intense Pulsed Light is another great way to take care of your skin.  It is a popular treatment that can significantly reduce the redness and pigmentation on the skin.  Luckily, Dr. Michael and Dr. Megan have great expertise when it comes to this treatment and other forms of laser therapy as well. Whether it’s evening out complexion, getting rid of acne scar, photorejuvenation or skin resurfacing, these Oakville dermatologists have got your aesthetic and cosmetic needs covered.

There are also many other ways to take care of your skin with the help of these skincare experts, including the use of neurotoxins (botox) and dermal fillers.  Now you no longer have to beat yourself up about your skin any longer. There are effective ways to take care of whatever skin condition you have and speaking to these Oakville dermatology experts is certainly one of them.

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