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About Face, Mumbai

About Face

Dermatologist Clinic

Shop No. 1, 1st Floor , Rajdoot CHS Ltd, Opp Rajkumar Jewellers, above Vandana Showroom, Linking Road, Khar West Mumbai
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About Face Dermatologist Clinic Shop No. 1, 1st Floor , Rajdoot CHS Ltd, Opp Rajkumar Jewellers, above Vandana Showroom, Linking Road, Khar West Mumbai
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It is important to us that you feel comfortable while visiting our office. To achieve this goal, we have staffed our office with caring people who will answer your questions and help you ......more
It is important to us that you feel comfortable while visiting our office. To achieve this goal, we have staffed our office with caring people who will answer your questions and help you understand your treatments.
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About Face is known for housing experienced Dermatologists. Dr. Zubin Mandlewala, a well-reputed Dermatologist, practices in Mumbai. Visit this medical health centre for Dermatologists recommended by 47 patients.

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04:00 PM - 08:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 03:00 PM

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Shop No. 1, 1st Floor , Rajdoot CHS Ltd, Opp Rajkumar Jewellers, above Vandana Showroom, Linking Road, Khar West
Linking Road Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400052
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Dr. Zubin Mandlewala

MBBS, Diploma In Dermatology And Venerology And Leprology (DDVL), Fellowship In Cosmetic Dermatology
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90%  (49 ratings)
8 Years experience
1000 at clinic
₹300 online
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"Professional" 2 reviews "Well-reasoned" 3 reviews "Practical" 1 review "knowledgeable" 2 reviews "Sensible" 4 reviews "Very helpful" 6 reviews "Inspiring" 1 review

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Sep 19, 2016

Visited for second opinion on already existing skin problem, Dr. Zubin confirmed the appropriateness of existing medication and also offered valuable feedback and suggestions to prevent frequent recurrence. He also patiently clarified many doubts about the problem and was quite knowledgeable.

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Skin Pigmentation - Easy Ways You Can Get Rid of Them

MBBS, Diploma In Dermatology And Venerology And Leprology (DDVL), Fellowship In Cosmetic Dermatology
Dermatologist, Mumbai
Skin Pigmentation - Easy Ways You Can Get Rid of Them

Hyperpigmentation is a relatively harmless condition, but can affect a person’s self-image and psyche. This skin condition is characterized by dark patches on the skin due to exposure to UV radiation or as a sign of aging. It is caused by an excessive production of melanin in the body. Hyperpigmentation affects people of all ages and with all skin types. However, fair-skinned people are at a higher risk of suffering from this condition than dark skinned people.

This condition can be treated in a number of ways including:

  1. Laser: Laser treatment for hyperpigmentation improves skin tone and boosts collagen production. With advancement in laser technology, scarring is no longer a very big risk with this form of treatment. Depending on the degree of hyperpigmentation argon or carbon dioxide lasers may be used in with short pulses or long pulses. Treatment can take anywhere between 30 to 45 minutes and is relatively pain free. 
  2. Chemical peels: Chemical peels rid the skin of its top most layer and bring new cells to the surface. This gives the skin an even tone and eliminates dark spots and patchiness. A light salicylic acid or glycolic acid peel is ideal for hyperpigmentation treatment. This is often used in cases where the patient’s skin is resistant to over the counter topical treatment. The concentration of active ingredients in the peel depends on the skin tone. Mild skin discolouration and blotchiness can be treated with a superficial peel while age spots and freckles require a medium peel. 
  3. Topical ointments: Topical ointments are usually the first form of treatment for hyperpigmentation. Hydroquinone or retinol are the most commonly prescribed ointments. Broad spectrum sunscreen that offers protection against UVA and UVB rays can also help prevent further sun damage and dark spots. Skin lightening creams with soy or niacinamide as active ingredients also help brighten skin tones. 

Apart from these forms of treatment, there are also a number of home remedies for this condition. Some of these home remedies are:

  1. Rubbing a freshly sliced or the juice of a grated potato on the skin
  2. Applying a combination of cucumber and lemon juice on the skin
  3. A grated papaya face mask
  4. Soak almonds in milk overnight and then skin them and puree with the milk. Apply this mixture on the affected areas. 
  5. A mask of guava and banana pulp
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I have black spot on my face so please give valuable suggestions for our treatment.

MBBS, Diploma In Dermatology And Venerology And Leprology (DDVL), Fellowship In Cosmetic Dermatology
Dermatologist, Mumbai
I have black spot on my face so please give valuable suggestions for our treatment.
Dear Mr. lybrate-user, Black spots on face can be due to many reasons. A detailed history would really help in this regard. Such marks can be seen post acne or post allergies and inflammation etc. Usually the spots gradually regress with time but active topical treatment may help them resolve faster along with other modalities as well. Protection from sun by using SPF 30 and above sunscreen can help prevent further darkening also on a general basis.
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Hi I want solution and proper medicine for my dark circle in under eye and I have this dark circle when I was iust 14 years old and now I am 24, I consult so many doctor I used so many undereue cream but all worst no effect, so please suggest fix solution.

MBBS, Diploma In Dermatology And Venerology And Leprology (DDVL), Fellowship In Cosmetic Dermatology
Dermatologist, Mumbai
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I want solution and proper medicine for my dark circle in under eye and I have this dark circle when I was iust 14...
Dear Ms. lybrate-user, It is important to understand that the exact cause of dark circles has not been fully established, hence a perfect form of therapy doesn't really exist. Some possible causes include: Genetic, lack of sleep, extreme weight and volume loss from the area, lack of hydration, late nights, constant straining at laptop TV etc, vascularity based pigmentation. Having a balanced yet healthy lifestyle goes a long way. I agree most creams fail to deliver. There are certain cosmetic peels which may help which are done by us the dermatologists after a thorough assessment.
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I am a 27 years old male and my hairline has started to recede especially on the left front side. I consulted skin specialist and he gave me Cipla Tu gain 5% solution. I applied it for abt 2 weeks only one or two drops max but stopped it as it was written on the manual that initially it cud lead to hair loss. I am in a fix whether to apply it or not. Does receding hairline is curable by this medicine or not? Thanks.

MBBS, Diploma In Dermatology And Venerology And Leprology (DDVL), Fellowship In Cosmetic Dermatology
Dermatologist, Mumbai
I am a 27 years old male and my hairline has started to recede especially on the left front side. I consulted skin sp...
Dear Mr. lybrate-user, The minoxidil (tugain 5% lotion] that you were using does lead to initial hair fall so that the new hair which comes in its place will be stronger and thicker. Ideally one should use as long as one desires good hair. It does not work optimally for a frontal receeding hair line but certainly helps prevent further hair fall and turns thin hair to thicker hair over due course of time. You have to be very regular in Applying the lotion (preferably 1 ml daily at night).
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I am facing dandruff problem and thinking to do hair spa. Will it useful for me and does men do hair spa it feels very awkward for me to ask please hlp.

MBBS, Diploma In Dermatology And Venerology And Leprology (DDVL), Fellowship In Cosmetic Dermatology
Dermatologist, Mumbai
I am facing dandruff problem and thinking to do hair spa. Will it useful for me and does men do hair spa it feels ver...
Hello dear Lybrate user, Hair spa can lead to hairfall as it can damage the hair shaft. Avoid such procedures on hair. For dandruff use KERAGLO-AD SHAMPOO three times a week followed by a conditioner.
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How to get rid of excess hair on hands and how to slow the rate of growth of hair on hand?

MBBS, Diploma In Dermatology And Venerology And Leprology (DDVL), Fellowship In Cosmetic Dermatology
Dermatologist, Mumbai
How to get rid of excess hair on hands and how to slow the rate of growth of hair on hand?
Dear Mr. lybrate-user, Ideally if the hair is thick and dark then you can get it reduced with LASER HAIR REDUCTION procedure. It requires multiple sessions done by a qualified dermatologist in your area.
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Derma Treatments For Acne (Pimples)

MBBS, Diploma In Dermatology And Venerology And Leprology (DDVL), Fellowship In Cosmetic Dermatology
Dermatologist, Mumbai
Derma Treatments For Acne (Pimples)

What is Acne (Pimples)?

Acne is a very common skin disease that is characterised by the clogging of hair follicles of the skin with dead cells or oil produced from oil glands called ‘sebum’. It is a long-term skin disease and is seen to affect people who fall within the age group of 13-25.

They mostly occur on the face but it can also occur on the back, arms, neck, chest and shoulders. This can result in an uneven, bumpy appearance on the skin that may swell up and appear red. In severe cases, when the swelling subsides, it may leave a mark on the affected area.

What Causes Pimples?

The reasons behind pimples are not very clear although it is seen to be more prominent with teenagers and is more severe in boys as compared to girls.

But some factors that may cause acne are:

  1. Hormones: The levels of hormones called ‘androgens’ increase when someone hits teenage. Androgens cause the pores on the skin to enlarge and secrete more sebum. This causes the pores to get clogged, thus causing acne.

  2. Genetics: It is more likely for you to get pimples if your parents have had them in their childhood.

  3. Medications: Certain medications used to treat diseases such as epilepsy can result in acne.

How To Treat Acne?

It is usually recommended to consult a dermatologist who may give you several options such as-

Although it is generally a temporary condition, severe acne can leave a scar problem that can last a lifetime. A cosmetic dermatologist can provide a variety of procedures for acne scar removal or reduction.

Microdermabrasion, deep chemical peels, and laser skin resurfacing have all been shown to effectively reduce or eliminate acne scars. The right acne scar removal treatment for each patient depends on the degree of acne scarring, skin type, and other factors. A cosmetic dermatologist can recommend the procedure that is best for you. Some of the treatments are:

  1. Topical Ointments: Ointments are topical agents that are used on the surface of the skin or mucous membrane. Agents with Salicylic acid as an active ingredient can help in treating acne.

  2. Oral Prescriptions: Oral antibiotics such as clindamycin can be prescribed to you for treating your acne.

  3. Acne Surgery: It can be used to treat current acne conditions. It involves cleansing the skin and its pores of infections and excessive oil and clusters of dead cells.

  4. Skin Peeling Treatment: It is a very effective way of removing current pimples and scars that are left behind by the older ones. It basically removes the old, dead skin cells and encourages the growth of new ones. This must be done upon consulting your dermatologist.

Other measures that can be taken to control outbreaks include maintaining a healthy, junk-free diet.

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Hii I have plane wart on finger and forehead I want to ask you what is the treatment and what precautions should be taken so they would not spread more pls help me out.

MBBS, Diploma In Dermatology And Venerology And Leprology (DDVL), Fellowship In Cosmetic Dermatology
Dermatologist, Mumbai
Hii I have plane wart on finger and forehead I want to ask you what is the treatment and what precautions should be t...
Dear Lybrate user, Plane warts are caused by a virus known as human papilloma virus. As it's a virus, it can spread within the same person or it can also spread to others. Hence, avoid close contact with others in your surroundings, do not keep touching or picking at your warts this will inevitably spread to other areas. Regards,
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Sir, What can I do to reduce dark circles at home? And does it mean that I have some vitamin deficiency?

MBBS, Diploma In Dermatology And Venerology And Leprology (DDVL), Fellowship In Cosmetic Dermatology
Dermatologist, Mumbai
Sir, What can I do to reduce dark circles at home? And does it mean that I have some vitamin deficiency?
Hi. Dark circles can be due to various reasons like stress, late nights, lack of proper sleep, unhealthy diet, hereditary. There are multiple topical medications available with modest results. Consult a dermatologist for a proper evaluation and thereby therapy catering to your condition. Regards
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Pls Tell me the name of moisturizing cream under eye to get rid of dark circles under eye.

MBBS, Diploma In Dermatology And Venerology And Leprology (DDVL), Fellowship In Cosmetic Dermatology
Dermatologist, Mumbai
Pls Tell me the name of moisturizing cream under eye to get rid of dark circles under eye.
Hi. Dark circles can be due to various reasons, the possible ones being: stress, hereditary, late nights, eye strain on laptop and computer, unhealthy diet. There are numerous under eye creams. Kindly visit a nearby dermatologist for a proper evaluation.
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My hairs are becoming white and I am just of 17 please tell something its cure and reason please THANK YOU.

MBBS, Diploma In Dermatology And Venerology And Leprology (DDVL), Fellowship In Cosmetic Dermatology
Dermatologist, Mumbai
My hairs are becoming white and I am just of 17 please tell something its cure and reason please
THANK YOU.
Hi. The precise cause of White hair is still unknown. Some possible factors are genetics, stress, unhealthy dietary lifestyle.
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I have black spots and pimples on my back, Is BENGEL (benzoyl peroxide gel bp), AC 2.5% will help to remove it?

MBBS, Diploma In Dermatology And Venerology And Leprology (DDVL), Fellowship In Cosmetic Dermatology
Dermatologist, Mumbai
I have black spots and pimples on my back, Is BENGEL (benzoyl peroxide gel bp), AC 2.5% will help to remove it?
Hi. Benzoyl peroxide creamy wash is good in tackling pimples on the back. An azelaic acid based cream may be used to tackle the dark spots after a thorough consultation with the dermatologist.
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One of the doctors replied me serums are the best to give a healthy fairer skin. Then which is the best one for face? I am a boy 22 age. I have normal to oily skin. Which serum can improve my complexion and fairness with minimum side effects?

MBBS, Diploma In Dermatology And Venerology And Leprology (DDVL), Fellowship In Cosmetic Dermatology
Dermatologist, Mumbai
One of the doctors replied me serums are the best to give a healthy fairer skin. Then which is the best one for face?...
Hi. I understand you are looking for a fairness cream but ideally there needs to be a careful evaluation of your facial skin. Ideally an SPF 30 and above sunscreen is a must (applied half an hour before sun exposure). Avoid any fairness creams which friends/relatives/chemists who are non-medicos advise. A Vitamin C based serum can be tried after a proper consultation.
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