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Open Pores

Why do you have open pores?

Open pores on the face can be caused by a variety of factors, including:

  • Genetics: Some people are genetically predisposed to having larger pores on their face.
  • Age: As we age, the skin loses elasticity, which can cause the pores to appear larger.
  • Sun damage: Exposure to the sun’s UV rays can damage the skin and cause the pores to appear larger.
  • Oily skin: People with oily skin are more prone to having open pores, as excess oil can accumulate in the pores and stretch them out.
  • Poor skincare: Using harsh skincare products or not following a proper skincare routine can lead to clogged pores and make them appear larger.
  • Hormonal changes: Hormonal fluctuations, such as those that occur during puberty or menopause, can cause the skin to produce more oil and enlarge the pores.
  • Acne: Pores can become enlarged due to the inflammation caused by acne.

While open pores are a common concern, they can be minimized through proper skincare and lifestyle choices.

What can you do about it ?

There are several derma-based treatments available for minimizing the appearance of open pores on the face. 

Here are some of the most common options:

  • Chemical peels: Chemical peels can be used to remove dead skin cells and promote cell turnover, which can help improve the appearance of pores. Chemical peels use various types of acids that exfoliate the skin, including glycolic acid, salicylic acid, and lactic acid.
  • Microneedling: Microneedling is a procedure that uses a device with small needles to create tiny punctures in the skin. This can help stimulate collagen production and improve the texture and appearance of the skin, including reducing the appearance of open pores.
  • Laser treatments: Laser treatments, such as fractional laser resurfacing, can help improve the appearance of open pores by stimulating collagen production and tightening the skin.
  • Topical retinoids: Topical retinoids, such as Vitamin A Derivative, can help improve the appearance of open pores by promoting cell turnover and reducing oil production.
  • Microdermabrasion: Microdermabrasion is a non-invasive procedure that uses a device with a diamond tip to exfoliate the outer layer of the skin. This can help reduce the appearance of open pores by removing dead skin cells and promoting cell turnover.
Why choose iksana?

Welcome to Iksana, where exceptional care awaits you. Prepare to be captivated by the expertise of our Chief dermatologist, Dr. Aparajita Lamba, as she delves deep into the root cause of your concerns. With unwavering dedication, she not only unveils the intricacies of your treatment but also sheds light on the often overlooked aggravating factors. From the impact of your diet to the influence of your lifestyle choices, our comprehensive treatment plan goes beyond mere medicine, offering a supportive approach that nurtures your well-being.

Dr. Lamba’s relentless pursuit for knowledge and passion for exploring the latest breakthroughs in dermatology ensure that you receive nothing but the most effective solutions. At Iksana, we embrace the holistic view, caring for you as a complete individual—from the inside out. Our mission reaches far beyond the confines of superficial symptoms, empowering you to unlock newfound confidence and embrace your best self.

Join us at Iksana, where personalized care merges with innovation, setting the stage for a transformative journey towards a brighter, more radiant you. Let us guide you towards a world of boundless beauty and self-assurance.