Aquila Medical, Singapore. Aesthetic medicine, minor surgeries and wound care
Located in the wonderful and sunny Singapore, Aquila Medical, was established by Dr. Stephen Chu. The purpose of the clinic is to provide patients with the most reliable and competent treatment methods available today in the field of aesthetic medicine, minor surgeries and wound care.
Nowadays, aesthetic treatment is part of the everyday life of every person to maintain a healthy lifestyle. It is also necessary, as well as a healthy balanced diet, sports, massage or even the desire to dress stylishly.
All aesthetic procedures are offered according to your needs, which is no different from telling your fitness instructor what part of your body you would like to work on. The services of the Aquila Medical Clinic are designed to meet the needs of the patient, ranging from skin rejuvenation to cryolipolysis procedures for weight loss.
Botox helps in the treatment of a wide range of aesthetic problems. This includes eliminating dynamic wrinkles, fighting excessive sweating, maintaining a clear oval of the face, and even eliminating scars.
Fillers are similar to Botox and are commonly used in aesthetic practice. They help to increase the volume, facial contour, remove bags under the eyes, scars, change the nose and remove static wrinkles.
Fillers and botox are usually used together to achieve the optimum desired result.
The use of chemical peels has been used since the 19th century and was originally used as a peeling agent.
Today, chemical peels are still used, as the processing time is minimal, and the effects can be seen faster than with other methods. Peels are commonly used to tone and strengthen the skin, eliminate acne scars, skin pigmentation, acne and exfoliation.
Lasers have been used since the 1990s. Today there is a wide range of different types of lasers. Aquila Medical uses a hybrid laser system that incorporates pico-like technology.
Lasers can treat a variety of skin diseases. As well as tattoos, facial toning, pigmented lesions, acne scars, hair removal, postoperative scars. These are a few examples, but the list can be almost endless.
There are a lot of threads on the market today. However, it is important to make sure that you use threads approved by the Ministry of Health, as some of them can cause infection or even negative consequences and short-term results. All threads used at Aquila Medical are approved by the Singapore Ministry of Health.
Cryolipolysis - fat freezing
Procedures for freezing fat are as common as spa treatments for the face today. This is the freezing of fat under the skin and it is completely painless. The treatment time varies from 30 minutes to 60 minutes with several sessions. Areas of treatment include double chin, armpits, abdominal area, buttocks, thighs.
HydraFacial is the only procedure that combines cleansing, exfoliation, removal, moisturizing and antioxidant protection at the same time, resulting in a cleaner, more beautiful skin, is absolutely comfortable for the patient and safe, soothing, moisturizing, non-invasive and non-irritating. Currently, there are many similar systems on the market used in spa and wellness centers, but the specific brand and device HydraFacial provide the optimal treatment.
Minor surgery includes procedures that are performed under local anesthesia to treat a wide range of different conditions.
Lumps and bumps
Different types of lumps can become unsightly or cause various symptoms, such as pain, itching, bleeding. You may have tried various alternative treatments, but to no avail. They are best treated when they are small, painless and not infected. However, depending on their location and size, they may be difficult to remove. Examples of different types of cysts include: epidermal cysts, sebaceous cysts and abscesses.
At Aquila Medical, doctors will recommend the most appropriate measures to be taken. Starting from a biopsy, complete removal, or even simple ongoing monitoring.
Sebaceous cysts, epidermal cysts
These are the most common types of cysts on our body. When they are not infected, they are usually harmless and painless.
They rarely, if ever, completely disappear on their own, even if they never become infected. In most cases, they become larger and unaesthetic for the eyes. The good news is that the best time to remove them is when they are at rest.
Many people experience various joint pains throughout their lives. Whether elbows, wrists, knees, shoulders or feet, they can be very debilitating and affect your daily work and lifestyle.
Patients could combine medication, physiotherapy and acupuncture, but to no avail. After consulting a physician Aquila Medical. steroid injection can be the solution to your problem.
Commonly known as H & L (hydrocortisone and lidocaine), it includes a combination of a local anesthetic and a steroid. The results of these injections vary from 2 to 6 weeks, depending on the severity.
There are many different types of moles, and they can occur anywhere on the body. Generally speaking, they can be broken down into cancerous and non-cancerous. Characterization ranges from changes in size, shape, color, bleeding, and pain. However, never think that the mole is benign because it does not bother you or you have no symptoms.
Aquila Medical's specialists can perform a biopsy, excision and extensive removal of moles and send them to laboratories for analysis to find out exactly what type of mole you have.
This condition occurs when one of the fingers “snaps”, when it is extremely difficult for the patient to pull or keep the fingers straight, when the hand is clenched into a fist or it is difficult to bend the finger back to its original position.
Usually, this condition occurs due to excessive hand strain, for example, carrying heavy grocery bags or repeatedly squeezing wet towels.
Trigger finger treatment is possible with medication, steroid injections, or even minor surgeries.
There are certain instances where you notice fluid-like swelling in your knees and elbows, especially after an injury such as a sprain. Although generally harmless, they can create a feeling of instability in the knees or elbows.
Treatment for this problem includes fluid drainage to alleviate the patient’s condition. Unpleasant sensations usually pass after a few weeks, but some of them may persist for a longer time.
One of the most important aspects of surgery is postoperative wound care. The operation went well, however, if you do not do proper postoperative treatment, complications may occur. Such as wound destruction, infection, bleeding, swelling and, most importantly, poor wound healing, leading to unsightly scars.
Wound care is not limited to postoperative patients. People who have had injuries, for example after diving, traffic accidents, falls, abrasions - all this can turn into an ulcer. Careful care begins immediately after the accident. Neglecting the wound may cause further problems in the future. In addition to aesthetic problems, functionality can also be affected.
At Aquila Medical, there is a variety of dressings specifically designed for optimal recovery.
Burns are standard accidents that can happen to anyone, anywhere, anytime. Various forms of burns include fire burns, hot water or oil burns, chemical burns, electric burns, cement burns and even, during road accidents, such as friction burns.
The first advice for any burn is to constantly place the damaged area in warm water for 5 minutes. The second is to immediately seek medical attention and make sure that appropriate dressings are applied.
Aquila Medical Clinic provides a wide range of burn dressings and treatments, as well as careful follow-up. If not properly treated, even the smallest and lightest burns, they can heal up to several months and leave an unpleasant scar after it.
Have you ever wondered why some wounds do not heal? This is because these wounds can be caused by chronic conditions.
Treatment of wounds in chronic conditions includes diabetic leg ulcers, chronic venous ulcers and bedsores. It is difficult to treat and takes time and patience from patients and the doctor. The clinic provides various treatment plans, dressings and devices to ensure optimal recovery times.
Scarring is a natural and final process for all wounds, whether from surgery, trauma or chronic illness. Some may be unsightly, and most patients want them to simply disappear. Scars range from mild scarring to hypertrophic scar, to keloid scarring.
Most patients tend to give up after testing on themselves expensive skin care products that do not bring the desired result. There are many ways to treat scars. It is worthwhile to devote more time to solving this problem in order to consult with the specialists of the clinic and find out which treatment is suitable for your scar. Treatments range from injections, laser use, and minor surgery - known as scar revision.
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