At Ensoul, our aim is to provide you with information about your skin in a series of easy to understand videos.
By understanding your skin condition, you will be able to learn more about the type of
medical aesthetic skin and body treatment modalities that is suitable for you.

Oily Scalp

Oily Scalp

An excessively oily scalp can lead to conditions like dandruff, greasy hair and seborrheic dermatitis. The medical term for excess oiliness is called seborrhea, and this is a very common scalp problem. Oily Scalp can be cause by a high level production of your own natural sebum, genes, hormonal imbalances, humidity, diet or, skin oils.

Oily scalp can make your hair feels greasy and dirty as well even if you have just shampooed your hair. If untreated, an oily scalp can also cause dandruff and scalp acne, or worst case the sebum glands clog the hair roots and cause hair loss problems.

Treatment for Oily Scalp

In order to treat Seborrhea, we must first decrease your scalp’s sebum production, and remove the dead skin cells as well as cleanse the unwanted accumulations in your scalp. As not all treatment is suitable for everyone, following a detailed consultation, I will prescribe a customized program to address your unique problem. I will then personally carefully monitor your program and modify this accordingly to your response for optimal results as you progress.

Hair Loss

Hair Loss Causes & Treatments

What Causes Hair Loss?

The medical term for hair loss is alopecia, a condition that occurs as part of the overall aging process. There are different types and causes of hair loss many of us begin to notice mild thinning of our hair after the age of 40. Hair loss occurs to both male and female, but it is more pronounced in men. Some of the hair loss could be caused by:

  • A strong predisposing genetic factor in accelerated hair loss. 

  • Hormonal changes during puberty, after pregnancy and menopause, and even after taking oral contraceptives may also increase in hair loss.

  • Health conditions, including thyroid disease, iron deficiency anemia, general ill health, and overly strict dieting with protein deprivation can cause more hair loss.

  • Stress can also bring about hormonal changes that are responsible for hair loss. This can be physical stress after a serious illness or recovery from surgery, over exercising and emotional stress.

While most hair loss is not associated with systemic disease, it is important to speak to your physician about the cause of your hair loss and treatment options. 

How Do We Reverse Hair Loss? 

There are a few treatment modalities, we can do to stop hair loss. Hair plant surgery, medications as well as non surgical laser therapy. 

Our treatment for hair loss is to use a combination of energy devices, propriety supplements and sometimes, medication to treat your specific diagnosis. We will prescribed the customized program according to the severity of the condition and address your unique problem following a detailed consultation. The treatment is non invasive, painless and comfortable as we use low-dose treatments to invigorate circulation and stimulation that encourages hair follicles to grow hair.

To ensure we are on track with the progression, we will personally monitor your program and modify the treatment accordingly to your response for optimal results as you progress. 

Hair Removal

Permanent Hair Reduction

I use a hair reduction laser that is able to generate precise laser energy, using a specific safe wavelength with a particular pulse duration. This specialized laser is designed to penetrate into the skin and be selectively greater absorbed by the melanin in your hair follicles. The heat produced targets only the damaged growth area (“root”) of your hair, and not your skin. This hair reduction laser is therefore a safe modality for all skin types.

All body parts containing hair can be treated. We usually treat the face, upper lip, underarms, arms, back, bikini line and legs. The treatment is very fast and most regions can be completed within 15 minutes, larger areas like the back and legs will require more time to complete. Results from this treatment are seen 2 weeks after the procedure.

Laser hair reduction is typically not painful. However, for greater comfort when treating large and sensitive areas, we apply numbing anaesthetic cream before treatment. No specific after care is required for this treatment, and side effects are very rare and almost never permanent. On the odd occasion, some patients may experience slight redness and swelling after the treatment, but these will subside within a few hours to a day later.

Hair reduction lasers can only treat hair that is in the active growth phase. Because hair goes through three different growth phases, you will need to go through a series of five to eight treatments, generally at four to eight week intervals for long term permanent results. The number of treatment sessions and intervals depends on the area treated. Following this clinical protocol, we can attain permanent reduction in hair growth in up to 80% of patients treated. Our experience is that arm and leg hair are more receptive to be permanently reduced when compared to facial hair. On some occasions, a few hairs may regrow after some time, so a repeat treatment may be needed.