Gone are the days of a "one-size-fits-all" solution - men's skin has unique needs, and we understand that at Dr Leah Clinic! That is  why we are proud to introduce Dr. Bassam Band, our globally recognised expert in male facial aesthetics. And to celebrate, this Men's Health week we have curated a selection of treatments to address the unique concerns of our male clientele, ensuring subtle and natural-looking male rejuvenation results.

Why Men Deserve Specialised Care

Men's skin is about 25% thicker than women's, thanks to higher testosterone levels. This translates to increased oil production, clogged pores, and a higher risk of acne. Additionally, men lose collagen faster, leading to deeper wrinkles and lines. Shaving irritation further impacts skin health, and hair loss is another concern entirely. By age 50, roughly 50% of men will experience some degree of hair thinning, according to the American Hair Loss Association.

At Dr. Leah Clinic we have curated a list of our key treatments to combat these specific concerns reported by our male customers:

1.Blackhead extraction facial: 

While men's skin produces more oil than women's, it can still be prone to dehydration as well as blackheads and acne. This is because that thicker outer layer, while good for barrier function, can also trap moisture and prevent proper hydration. This dehydration can manifest as flakiness, irritation, and even the appearance of deeper wrinkles. That's where our Blackhead Extraction Facial Treatment comes in. This treatment tackles blackheads, oiliness, and other common male skin concerns with a multi-step approach:

  • Deep Cleansing: We start with a deep cleanse specifically formulated for men's skin. This removes excess oil, dirt, and dead skin cells that can clog pores and contribute to blackhead formation.
  • Exfoliation: Followed by a double cleanse with medical exfoliators, Microdermabrasion treatment using diamond microdermabrasion and a Mini-peel, exfoliator or steam treatment (depending on skin type) applied to aid todraw blackheads out of the skin
  • Expert Blackhead Extraction: Our experienced aesthetician will then use gentle extractions to remove blackheads from your nose, chin, and forehead. Unlike harsh pore strips or at-home methods, this professional extraction minimizes the risk of scarring and irritation.
  • Hydration Tailored for Men: Following the extractions, we'll apply a selection of hydrating products specifically chosen for men's skin. These products are lightweight and oil-free, providing essential moisture without clogging pores or leaving a greasy residue. This targeted hydration helps to balance the oil production in men's skin, preventing future breakouts and promoting a healthier, more resilient complexion. Find out more on BlackHead Extraction facials HERE today.

2. Dermapen Microneedling & Subcision for Deep Scarring: This powerful combination effectively combats stubborn acne and acne scars and promotes a clearer complexion. A male-based study published in the Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Dermatology found that microneedling significantly reduced acne severity men by an average of 55% after just three treatments. Here's how it works:

  • Microneedling: We use a Dermapen, a state-of-the-art device, to create tiny controlled channels in your skin. This triggers the body's natural healing response, boosting collagen production. This is particularly beneficial for men, as increased collagen helps diminish acne scars and smooth out the rough, uneven texture often associated with deeper scars. 
  • Subcision (if needed): In some cases, acne scars can be tethered to underlying tissue, making them appear deeper. For these stubborn scars, Dr. Leah Clinic may recommend subcision. This minimally invasive procedure uses a specialized needle to loosen this tethered scar tissue, allowing the skin to rise to a smoother level.Find out more on Dermapen HERE today.

3. Male Facial Rejuvenation by Dr. Bassam: 

 Our renowned specialist, Dr. Bassam Band, offers a unique approach to facial rejuvenation specifically designed for men. Here's what sets it apart:

  • 7-Point Injectable Approach: Dr. Bassam targets areas prone to volume loss in men with strategically placed injectable fillers. This approach restores a more youthful, balanced appearance while maintaining a natural, masculine look. Men tend to lose volume differently than women, so this tailored approach is crucial for optimal results. 
  • Polynucleotide Therapy: As an alternative to traditional anti-wrinkle relaxing treatments, Dr. Bassam may incorporate polynucleotide therapy. This innovative treatment offers a subtler approach to reducing fine lines while still achieving noticeable results. It's a perfect option for men who want to soften wrinkles without compromising their natural facial expressions. Find out more on Polynucleotides HERE
  • Facial Harmonisation & Jawline Enhancement: Dr Bassam will evaluate your facial structure to see if strategically placed dermal fillers can enhance your look, such as sharpening and squaring of the jawline, which is often seen as a desirable masculine feature. Through careful filler placement, Dr. Bassam can subtly define your jawline for a more balanced and sculpted appearance.  Find out more about Jawline filler HERE

4. Hair Loss Treatment:

With a significant proportion of men attending Dr. Leah Clinic with hair-loss concerns, we understand the impact hair-loss can have on your confidence. That's why we offer a comprehensive hair loss treatment plan specifically designed to stimulate hair growth and combat thinning, all while creating a healthy scalp environment for optimal results. Our plan combines PRP therapy and polynucleotides to stimulate hair growth and combat thinning. Deep exfoliation with the Hydro2 system further encourages a healthy scalp environment for optimal hair growth. 

Here's a breakdown of the powerful combination therapies used in our Hair Loss Treatment:

  • PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) Therapy: This innovative treatment harnesses the power of your own blood. A small amount of blood is drawn and processed to isolate Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP). PRP is a concentrated source of growth factors, which are natural proteins that play a vital role in stimulating cell regeneration and tissue repair. When injected into the scalp, PRP stimulates dormant hair follicles and promotes healthier hair growth. Studies have shown PRP therapy to be effective in increasing hair density and thickness in men. Find out more about PRP for hair HERE
  • Polynucleotide Therapy: This cutting-edge treatment utilises polynucleotides, which are naturally occurring molecules that help improve cellular function and communication. In the context of hair loss, polynucleotides work by promoting blood flow to the scalp and nourishing hair follicles. This improved blood flow delivers essential nutrients and oxygen to the follicles, stimulating hair growth and potentially slowing down the process of hair thinning.
  • Deep Exfoliation with the Hydro2 System: A healthy scalp environment is crucial for optimal hair growth. Dead skin cells and buildup can clog hair follicles and hinder hair growth. Our Hydro2 system provides a deep, yet gentle exfoliation of the scalp. This removes dead skin cells and debris, promoting better penetration of the PRP and polynucleotide treatments. Additionally, the Hydro2 system can stimulate blood circulation in the scalp, further enhancing the effectiveness of the overall hair loss treatment plan. Find out more on Hydro2 HERE

The Dr. Leah Clinic Difference At Dr. Leah Clinic, we understand the importance of natural-looking results - whether you're battling acne, experiencing early signs of aging, or seeking to address hair loss, we have a solution for you.