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HIFU

HIFU by Artisan

HIFU in short for high intensity focused ultrasound is a medical ultrasound that delivers precise concentrated ultrasound energy to the face and neck for non-surgical lifting and tightening of the skin. HIFU is considered one of the most comfortable, (almost painless!) non-surgical treatment options for skin tightening and can also melt fats while tightening the area. It is the perfect way to achieve a more lifted, V shaped, youthful look!

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Benefits of HIFU

HIFU employs ultrasound energy to target different depths of 1.5mm, 3mm and 4.5mm.
AT 1.5MM DEEP
HIFU targets melanin and reduces pigmentation.
AT 3.5MM DEEP
HIFU targets the deep dermis layer to stimulate collagen and elastin production. This tightens the skin.
AT 4.5MM DEEP
Stimulation and tightening of the Superficial Muscular Aponeurotic System (SMAS) provides the lifting.
We also have other handpieces to target other regions of the body such as the double chin, tummy, arms and inner thighs.
Double chin
Tummy
Arms
Inner Thighs
HIFU is ideal for patients with mild to moderate skin sagging and for patients with excess facial fats.
  • Tightened lifted skin
  • Lifted cheeks, eyebrows, eyelids
  • Skin radiance and smoother skin
  • Slimmer, V shaped face
  • Lesser fine lines and wrinkles
  • Reduced double chin
  • Reduced jowl

What you should know about HIFU

HIFU is extremely comfortable and takes approximately 60 minutes. Some patients may experience mild flushing post treatment which subside within a few hours. Otherwise it is an extremely safe treatment with zero downtime because the energy targets only tissue below the skin surface and there is no damage to upper layers of the skin.

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Picosure Laser

Picosure Singapore by Artisan

PicoSure is a Picosecond laser, which boasts more effectiveness and safety than traditional lasers. This patented technology in Singapore allows laser beams to penetrate deeper into the skin for effective treatment results like collagen production.

Picosure is used to treat common skin problems like pigmentation, acne scars, enlarged pores, acne and skin damage from sun exposure.

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Benefits of Picosure Laser

Picosecond lasers refer to the pulse duration of the laser, which is one-trillionth of a second. This patented technology in Singapore allows laser beams to penetrate deeper into the skin for effective treatment results like collagen production.

Each Pico Laser has differences in pulse duration, ranging between 450 picoseconds to 750 picoseconds. This shorter pulse duration is said to give the picosecond laser increased safety, higher efficiacy and reduced damage and discomfort as compared to traditional Q-switched lasers, which are nanosecond lasers (one billionth of a second).

With PicoSure laser, get ready to achieve results with your troubling skin issues.

The Picosecond laser is very versatile and can treat a variety of pigmentation related and certain skin conditions, including:
Acne
Solar Lentigo
Melasma
Freckles
Large Pores
Tattoo Removal

The PicoSure Laser treatment takes tattoo removal to the next level as the high amount of energy used shatters tattoo ink into smaller particles, reducing potential thermal damage to the skin.

Acne scars can be challenging to deal with, but the PicoSure Laser works in two days in tackling acne. First, the laser penetrates skin to create areas of thermal damage. After which, the thermal damage combines with the picosecond technology to break up the scar.

Lastly, the PicoSure Laser stimulates collagen growth in skin, encouraging skin rejuvenation and creating a fresher, plumper look. It effectively treats other nagging skin problems such as wrinkles and fine lines.

This treatment is suitable for all skin types.

What you should know about Picosure

The Pico laser works by firing laser beams with extremely short pulse durations at the skin. Patients will only experience a mild pricking sensation during the treatment. A topical numbing cream and a cold air blower will be used during treatment in order to reduce any discomfort. Generally, this is well tolerated by patients. The entire treatment should take around 15-20 minutes.

Compared to a Q-switched laser, the Pico laser runs a lot faster with a shorter pulse duration. A Pico laser also takes a shorter time to deliver results as compared to a Q-switched laser. This means lesser treatment sessions are required as well as a quicker recovery time. The Pico laser’s ultra-short pulse capability also enables it to break down skin problems such as pigmentation in much smaller fragments compared to a Q-switched laser.

Being non-invasive, Picosure also minimises skin damage significantly compared to traditional laser treatments. Unlike traditional lasers, the Pisosure laser is also suitable for all skin types.

Yes there are different kinds of picolasers in Singapore. PicoSure is the first picosecond laser and the only one with 755nm wavelength , which has a higher absorption by melanin (pigment cells), and lesser side effects. PicoSure also has a patented Focus Lens that is great for no downtime skin rejuvenation.

In general, there are few side effects associated with the Picosure laser treatment as it is considered a safer choice than traditional lasers. The risk for PIH (post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation) is also much lower.

You may notice mild temporary skin redness for 1-2 days post treatment, but this is because the Picosure laser is non-ablative and creates pockets of controlled damage in the skin without injury.

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Artisan Hair Regrowth

Hair Regrowth Treatment by Artisan

Artisan Hair Regrowth Treatment is an in-clinic injection hair loss treatment in Singapore done onto the hair and scalp. It uses an advanced machine called the La Raccine Automated Dermal Hydrator in order to inject serum into the scalp in order to stimulate hair growth and reduce the damage caused by hair loss.

The formula for this hair loss serum is specially designed by Dr. Isaac Wong. It is specifically formulated to stimulate hair follicles and encourage hair growth while being gentle on the scalp. This serum contains potent anti-inflammatory and growth factors.

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Artisan Hair Regrowth Treatment

Artisan Hair Regrowth Treatment is done over a period of months, depending on the patient’s condition. Most patients with moderate to severe hair loss will regain a full head of hair within 6 months. It is recommended that treatments be done at an interval of once a month in order for maximum efficacy.
What causes hair loss?
In Singapore, apart from common hair loss factors like stress, pregnancy and a poor diet, hair loss can actually be a result of specific scalp and hair conditions such as:
Androgenetic Alopecia
This is known as male pattern hair loss or female pattern hair loss. However, males and females in Singapore experience hair loss differently. Male pattern hair loss is characterised by the receding of the scalp and hair line in a ‘M’ shape; female pattern hair loss is characterised by the overall thinning of hair on the entire scalp. Female pattern hair loss also does not lead to complete baldness, unlike males.
Traction Alopecia
This form of hair loss is caused by extreme physical stress on the hair follicles and is usually caused by excessive styling of the hair. A reduction of stress on the hair follicles and boost of scalp health is usually the answer for his hair loss condition.
Telogen Effluvium
This is a form of temporary hair loss, where large amounts of hair fall out but will usually grow back. A person with telogen effluvium experiences periods of hair loss for more than six months. Apart from nutritional deficiencies, telogen effluvium is also caused by pressure on the scalp. Telogen effluvium occurs more in female pattern hair loss.
Anagen Effluvium
This form of hair loss is generally caused by chemicals or medical treatments, such as hair loss from shampoo. So be wary of products that preach hair loss, like shampoos for hair loss.
Gradual thinning at the part line
Thinning hair at the top of the head progressing to baldness
Receding hairline forming a characteristic "M" shape

What you should know about Artisan Hair Regrowth Treatment

A topical numbing cream will be applied to areas of your scalp where hair growth is desired.

The doctor will then use the machine to inject a special hair regrowth serum onto the target areas on the scalp. This machine, the La Raccine Automated Dermal Hydrator, allows the doctor to deliver the serum precisely into the hair follicles to treat hair loss.

Depending on the patients specific condition, you may or may not need local anesthesia for this treatment. With anesthesia, this treatment should be painless on the scalp.

Most hair loss treatments in Singapore are suitable for both men and women across all ages, including Artisan’s Hair Regrowth Treatment.
Yes! There are several hair loss treatments in Singapore, including our Artisan Hair Regrowth Treatment which is dedicated to strengthening your scalp and growing healthy, luscious hair.

Losing about 100-150 strands of hair a day is normal, but any increase in that is considered quite worrying. However, pay attention to your hair loss patterns now compared to the past e.g. losing 30 more strands of hair now.

Early detection is key — keep a look out for excessive hair on your pillow, hairbrush and shower drain. These are usually early signs of hair loss. In Singapore, most hair loss is only noticed after 30 percent of hair is lost.

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Artisan Threadlift

Threadlift by Artisan

In Singapore, people generally prefer slender, well defined noses. Often, they are afraid of the pain of going for an invasive treatment like a rhinoplasty for a defined nose bridge. Thanks to medical advancements, patients can now opt for a non-invasive and non-surgical alternative called a thread lift for a sharper nose tip and more lifted skin.

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What are the benefits of Thread Lift?

Threadlifts use Polydioxanone (PDO) threads that are fully reabsorbable by the body in order to enhance, redefine and shape parts of the face. They are commonly used on the cheeks and nose bridge in order to bring out a more aesthetic look.

  • Nose reshaping
  • Reshape cheeks
  • Threads are fully reabsorbable by the body

What you should know about Thread Lift

Thread lifts are more invasive than face fillers, so the discomfort is slightly higher. However, thread lift results typically last about twice as long. Dermal fillers are more effective at contouring specific areas of the face; while a face thread lift lifts the whole face and rejuvenates sagging skin to create a more youthful appearance.

Thread lifts can also help give more nose height and a slightly sharper nose tip.

That said, both dermal fillers and face thread lifts can be done at the same time for optimum results.

Local anaesthesia is used to numb the target areas on the face and skin. The PDO threads are then carefully injected into the nose by using blunt cannulas. The entire process takes only around 20 minutes.

The most common types of thread lift in Singapore is the Korean PDO threads and Silhouette threads, both FDA approved. Each thread type differs in the thread material used, tensile strength of the thread and design of the thread.

The most common threads used in thread lift procedures would be PDO or polydioxanone, used to lift sagging skin and combat visible ageing on the face.

Another material is the PCL or Polycaprolactone thread, largely used on the nose to lift the nose bridge.

You can do a thread lift on any parts of the face and some body areas like the abdomen and buttocks. In Singapore, thread lifts are commonly done on the face for younger looking skin and on the nose as a non-surgical way for a defined nose bridge, together with a slimmer nose tip.
The effects of the threads are immediate. You should see an immediate lift and recontouring of the target area. These results should last anywhere between 1 to 2 years after the procedure is completed. You are advised to consult back with your doctor in order to ensure that results are properly maintained.
Downtime for threadlifts are very minimal. You can resume your daily activities immediately after the procedure. Immediately after the procedure, there might be some slight bruising, pain and swelling around the target areas, but these are merely temporary and will heal quickly.

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Fillers

Fillers by Artisan

Fillers in Singapore consist of hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring substance in the human body. They are widely used in aesthetic medicine in order to correct volume loss, enhance facial features, smoothen fine lines, attain facial symmetry as well as to give someone a natural and healthy look. Dermal fillers can also stimulate collagen growth as well as improve skin hydration. Fillers are non-invasive and are considered a good non-surgical alternative to plastic surgery.

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Benefits of Fillers

The inevitable effects of ageing is a loss of collagen and elastin within the dermis.
As we age, our skin, fat and muscles in our face slowly degenerate. Sagging skin, wrinkles, eye bags, sunken temples.. These are all signs of ageing that can make us look weary and haggard..

Ellansé fillers can accomplish what normal fillers can do, such as
Restoring volume to the face
Reducing the appearance of dark eye circles
Contouring the nose bridge
Enhancing lip volume
Enhancing chin and jawline definition
Improving skin hydration
Stimulating collagen growth
Reducing facial ageing

What you should know about Fillers

Topical numbing cream will be applied to the target injection sites to minimize discomfort. The doctor will then inject a measured amount of the dermal fillers into the injection sites.

This whole process should take between 10-20 minutes at clinics in Singapore, depending on the number of injection sites.

Our skin cells naturally produce hyaluronic acid to maintain moisture levels. When face fillers are injected into the skin, the hyaluronic acid in the fillers will act as a magnet to attract moisture to the skin and face. This extra hyaluronic enables the face to pulp, resulting in smoother skin on the face. Dermal fillers are a non-invasive treatment with instant results.

Dermal fillers are grouped into two types: hyaluronic acid (HA) fillers and non-HA or collagen-stimulating fillers. In Singapore, only HSA-approved dermal fillers are allowed.

Radiesse is a calcium hydroxyapatite filler consisting of calcium, hydrogen and phosphate. These are natural constituents of the bone and blood in humans. This filler is able to give both instant volume and definition, and stimulates collagen production over the course of the next 3-6 months. Because of its high elasticity and cohesivity, it gives a much stronger lift and definition as compared to hyaluronic acid fillers. Hence, it is an excellent candidate for non-surgical nosejobs, chinjobs, and mid-face facelifts. Once injected, Radiesse will stay in the skin for 9-18 months before disappearing. It will be metabolised by the skin into calcium and phosphate ions and absorbed by the body.

Ellanse is made up of biodegradable microspheres called polycaprolactone (PCL) homogeneously suspended in a carboxy-methylcellulose (CMC) gel carrier. The PCL microspheres stimulate collagen synthesis, resulting in long-lasting volumisation. Ellanse offers good elasticity and optimum viscosity. It is able to restore volume to the face and contour the nose, chin and jawlines. The immediate results lasts anywhere from 1 to 4 years, depending on which type of Ellanse treatment you got, the Ellanse S (1 year), M (2 years), L (3 years) or E (4 years).

Teosyal is an injectable dermal filler made of hyaluronic acid designed to treat wrinkles, give volume to the face and improve skin quality. Hyaluronic acid is able to maintain hydration and be used all over the face, such as the lips, cheeks, forehead and delicate skin area around the eyes, and even the neck and neckline. Expect to recover volume in your cheeks and smoothen out wrinkles. Redefine your face and sculpt your facial contours with the Teosyal dermal fillers.

In Singapore, both botox and dermal fillers achieve the same results of younger looking skin, however botox can only correct wrinkles caused by excessive face movement. Dermal fillers, on the other hand, treat different signs of ageing commonly seen in Singapore such as thinning lips and static wrinkles.

In Singapore, dermal fillers are suitable for anyone over 21 looking to improve skin hydration, contour facial features and add volume to their face.
No major side effects are to be expected for fillers treatments. There might be slight swelling or inflammation around the injection site, but this is temporary. You will be cleared to return to your regular routine immediately after the treatment.
The effect of fillers lasts between 9 to 24 months. Fillers are not a permanent procedure and eventually the hyaluronic acid will get reabsorbed naturally into the body. You are advised to visit your doctor every 6 to 9 months for reevaluation.

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Ellanse

Ellansé Fillers by Artisan

Unlike other fillers in Singapore, Ellansé is a filler which contains collagen stimulation properties and does not use hyaluronic acid as its main component. The main component of Ellansé fillers is Poly-Caprolactone (PCL), a type of long lasting polymer that your body can absorb naturally over time. With the use of collagen, Ellansé fillers restore volume to the skin as well as lifting it and making it look healthier.

Our Medical Director, Dr. Isaac Wong, is an international trainer for Ellansé and has worked with many celebrities in Singapore.

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How does Ellansé work?

Ellansé contains polycaprolactone (PCL), a bioresorbable medical polymer that stimulates neocollagenesis. This process allows your skin to naturally produce collagen over 3-6 months, which fights against and slows down the effects of aging. Unlike traditional hyaluronic acid-based fillers which address signs of aging like fine lines and wrinkles by filling up lost volume, Ellansé directly reverses the underlying causes of ageing, resulting in longer lasting results.

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Benefits of Ellansé Fillers

The inevitable effects of aging is a loss of collagen and elastin within the dermis. As we age, our skin, fat and muscles in our face slowly degenerate. Sagging skin, wrinkles, eye bags, sunken temples.. These are all signs of aging that can make us look weary and haggard..
Ellansé fillers tackle the underlying causes of ageing and restores your youthful appearance by:
Restoring volume to the face
Reducing the appearance of dark eye circles
Contouring the nose bridge
Enhancing chin and jawline definition
Stimulating collagen growth
Reducing facial aging
Ellansé fillers can accomplish what normal fillers can do, such as
  • Ellansé maintains volume better over time
  • Ellansé has better sculpting properties for the chin, forehead and nose
  • Ellansé fillers encourage bio-stimulation of collagen growth
  • Unlike normal fillers, Ellansé fillers are a lot more long lasting, thus they are more cost effective in the long run

Who should get Ellansé fillers?

You are suitable for Ellansé fillers if you: Want to restore youth to your face Dislike yearly filler injections Have signs of facial ageing but are not keen on a surgical facelift Want rejuvenated, younger looking skin!

Dr Isaac Wong

Medical Director,
International Ellanse Trainer and Pioneer Member of Ellanse’s First Asia Advisory Board

Speak to us now to find out if you’re suitable for Ellanśe fillers.

What you should know about Ellansé Fillers

There are four types of Ellansé fillers: Ellanse S, M, L and E. The differences between the four would be re-absorption rate by the body.

Ellansé fillers work differently from the more traditional hyaluronic acid fillers. When injected into the skin, Ellansé has anti-skin aging properties. Ellansé has a specific gel carrier that it is suspended within, called carboxymethylcellulose (CMC).

Once Ellansé fillers are injected into your body, your body’s tissue naturally reabsorbs the polycaprolactone PCL microspheres. The PCL microspheres trigger collagen growth in the body, making the skin look healthier and more elastic. The greater the amount of fillers injected, the longer the effects will last as the body will take much longer to reabsorb it.

On average, collagen stimulation peaks at 12 weeks to give the final result.

 

The effects of Ellansé fillers are immediately noticeable. Depending on the type of the Ellansé fillers, the effects can last anywhere from 1 to 4 years. Your doctor will administer local anesthesia before an Ellansé treatment. There is no major downtime and you should be able to resume activities almost immediately.

Ellansé is very safe, and most side effects are limited to injection-related swelling, bruising and soreness. These post-treatment reactions are only temporary and will go away after a few days.

Severe side effects of Ellansé are similar to those of regular injectable fillers — necrosis and blindness. However, these are extremely rare.

As Ellansé is non-dissolvable, any over-filling cannot be removed. It is advisable to start with a conservative amount of Ellansé to find what best works for you. It is also important to engage an experienced doctor in Singapore to inject the Ellansé filler into your body.

As Ellansé fillers differ from normal fillers (such as dermal fillers) in many ways, it is best to discuss with your doctor what works best for you.

The many benefits, including collagen use, would also mean Ellansé is more expensive upfront — but you will enjoy savings in the long run due to its longevity.

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About Our Doctor

Dr Isaac Wong is the founder and medical director of The Artisan Clinic. He holds over 10 years of experience in aesthetic medicine and was trained by some of the most storied aesthetic doctors and surgeons around the world, including Europe, Korea and Taiwan.

His accreditations include:
  • Ellanse Asia Advisory Board Member
  • Winner of Ellanse / Silhouette Soft Combination Therapy Before After Competition in Barcelona 2018
  • Accredited trainer for Dysport, Radiesse, Belotero
  • International Trainer / Speaker for CynoSure Medical Devices, Ellanse, Silhouette Soft, Teoxane, Mint Lift.
  • International Speaker for Anti-Aging Medicine World Congress, Aesthetic Multi-Specialty, Euromedicom conferences
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Botox Wrinkles Removal

Botox Wrinkles Removal by Artisan

There are two different types of wrinkles. Dynamic wrinkles are formed through muscular movements like smiling or frowning. They only appear when our muscles are tensed or when we are doing something that requires movement of facial muscles like speaking. Static Wrinkles are permanent wrinkles that appear even when our face is at ease.

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How is Botox used for facial wrinkles?

Botox is short for botulinum toxin, a neurotoxic protein commonly used to treat muscle spasms. It relaxes the muscles in the face so as to erase wrinkles, giving one a more youthful appearance. This has a smoothening effect on the face as well as a numbing one, preventing the muscles from contacting.
As a person ages, their skin loses its natural ability to produce collagen and elastin, two proteins that are essential for our skin to maintain a taut, healthy look. This can get aggravated by external factors such as diet and exposure to the sun.
  • Remove wrinkles
  • Improve youthful appearance

What you should know about Botox Wrinkles Removal

Numbing cream will be applied to the target areas of your face. A tiny amount of Botox is injected using a thin needle into the muscle, which blocks the nerve impulses that cause muscular contractions. This gives you a more relaxed and natural appearance.

This procedure should take no more than 10-15 minutes. It is often viewed as a lunchtime procedure as it has no downtime and patients can immediately return to work after.

Botox is very safe. Prior to being used for aesthetic treatments, It has been FDA approved to treat other muscular conditions like cerebral palsy. There might be some slight swelling or itching at the target site, but this is temporary and will quickly disappear.

Your doctor will check your medical history prior to the treatment so as to ensure that there won’t be any major contraindications before administering the treatment.

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