Hair Loss Mesotherapy

Disclaimer: Results may vary from person to person. Please come for a consultation with our doctor for specific advise.

Mediviron UOA Clinic utilizes growth factor injections to treat those with balding hair. We use 5ml of a mesotherapy solution called iDerm HL combined with Minoxidil 4% to inject directly into the scalp to reverse hair loss. The mesotherapy is suitable for both men and women.

You need 1 injection session once a week for 10 weeks. Each session costs RM400. Call us for further info on the total spender.

The hair loss will reduce after completion of the session. New hair may grow back after completing the sessions. To maintain the results after completing all the sessions, you may opt for 1 mesotherapy session each month, using Dr Hair shampoo and tonic, taking oral Propecia (Finasteride) tablets or using Minoxidil hair spray.

iDerm HL in ampoule form for hair loss treatment

The mesotherapy works by preventing further hair loss. Copper peptide in the formulation inhibits the formation of dihydrotestosterone (DHT). It is the DHT in our body which stimulates our hair loss, so by inhibiting its formation, further hair loss is averted. Growth factors in iDerm HL works to strengthen the hair follicle to produce healthier hair. Scalp blood circulation is improved. New blood vessels are formed to supply more nutrients to the scalp.






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Fat Melting Injections (Mesolipo/ Lipodissolve)

Disclaimer: Results may vary from person to person. Please come for a consultation with our doctor for specific advise.

If you find liposuction 'too much' or you have had liposuction in the past but unfortunately discover fats are depositing in other areas of your body and worse still your cellulite is worse than before, the fat melting injections  (Mesolipo) for fat loss and body contouring may be the answer for you.
We use fat melting products called Parvus Mesolipo. Parvus is an international company distributing aesthetic products including Botolinum Toxin A (Dysport BTA), Hyaluronic Acid Dermal Fillers, Permanent Fillers and many more.

Mesolipo is a body reshaping procedure that reduces and reshapes specific undesired pocket of fats in your body, especially in your hips, thighs, stomach, bottom, back, waist, under breasts, underarms and above knees. It promises to 'melt' away unwanted fat and flush it out of your body system.


How It Works:

A cocktail of vitamins, amino acids, minerals and supplements is administered in a specific area of your body. It blocks the cells at that area from storing fats while stimulating it to burn up the fats. The vitamins, minerals and amino acids tighten the skin, while the lipolytic agent helps break down the existing fat cells. The liquefied fat will then be flushed out naturally from your body through the lymphatic system. You can see a gradual loss of inches, tightening of skin and smoothing cellulite after a few sessions of Mesolipo Procedure.

Before injection, we apply ice on the area to be injected to make it numb. We use the smallest, finest needle to give the injection into the targeted area so there is very minimal discomfort. There is no bleeding, untolerable pain, swelling or other side effects as the needle is very delicate.

A session of Meso Lipo may take just 5 minutes. Results can be seen after a number of sessions. You can do 1 session a week. Each session costs RM450. Call us for more updates on sessions costing.

  
5 Irresistable Reasons Why You Should Go for Meso Lipo Procedure:
  • It dissolves excess fat deposits in just the right place.
  • It helps you lose inches, decrease bulk and improve your body shape and contour.
  • It removes fibrotic, hardened connective tissue and hence, improves the appearance of your skin with the reduction of cellulite.
  • It smoothes and tightens your skin.
  • No downtime. You can immediately return to your social and working life.


With Meso Lipo Procedure above conditions can be treatable.

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iS Clinical Skincare Products

Going to do a facial once a month is certainly not enough to ensure our skin is healthy. Our skin needs proper daily maintenance to keep it in tiptop condition. Choosing good quality skincare products which really works is essential. It doesn't necessarily mean that expensive products must be good or suitable for your skin type. What may be suitable for your friend may not be suitable for you, as different people can react differently to the same product.

Mediviron UOA Clinic offers the best medical-grade skincare product available in the market today, the iS Clinical range from USA. iS Clinical is a renowned brand of premium skincare products which is only exclusively available from aesthetic clinics and specialist hospitals. It is not available from pharmacies and department stores.

iS Clinical has a broad range of dozens of products which caters to different indications and skin problems. Their excellent products include cleansers, moisturizers, serums and creams for treating pigmentation, melasma, acne and fine lines, eye serums, powder sunscreen, sunblock and many more.

The most basic step for skincare is:
1. Cleanser (use twice a day)
2. Treatment serums (e.g. serums for pigmentation, wrinkles, acne) use twice a day
3. Moisturizer (use at least twice a day)
4. Sunblock (use at least once a day)
5. Foundation (for ladies)
6. Make-up (for ladies)



 Watch the video above to learn more about the benefits of iS Clinical



Here we will highlight their most potent and popular products.


STEP 1: 

iS Clinical Cleansing Complex (cleanser for all skin types, also removes make-up)

About the product
iS Clinical Cleansing Complex has healing and cleansing elements combined with Sugar Cane Extract and Willow Bark Extract (a source of Salicylic Acid). It doesn't strip essential natural oils that enhance the skin's integrity. It can remove makeup efficiently

Who it's for
Ideal for all skin types.

What it's for
Deep cleaning the pores, preparing the skin for treatment products, and controlling acne.

Key ingredients
Salix Alba Extract (Salicylic Acid) clears excess oil from the pores. Sugar Cane Extract (Glycolic Acid) renews the surface layer of the skin. Chamomile Oil soothes the skin.

Why we love it:
We don't have to choose from a variety of cleansers, this one does everything.

Price:
RM 178 for 180ml bottle of iS Clinical Cleansing Complex.


STEP 2: 

iS Clinical Super Serum Advance (to reduce pigmentation, melasma, wrinkles and fine lines)
About the product
Crank your regular skin care regimen up a notch. iS Clinical Super Serum Advance combines the remarkable results of time released L-Ascorbic Acid in a 15% concentration with Copper Tripeptide to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, scar tissue, stretch marks, and uneven pigmentation. This new and improved formula is three times more effective than other serums in the market today, and is very effective at causing skin to appear brighter and firmer with a more even tone and texture.

Who it's for
Ideal for those with aging and sun damaged skin as well as those with scars or stretch marks, to firm sagging, wrinkled skin, brighten and lighten hyperpigmentation, and fade scars and stretch marks.

Key ingredients
L-Ascorbic Acid stimulates collagen synthesis, provides photoprotection, and stays in the skin for up to 72 hours. Copper Tripeptide is a powerful collagen and elastin promoter and as an antioxidant, it protects against free radicals. Hyaluronic Acid binds moisture to the skin. Mushroom Extract is a natural lightening agent that evens the skin tone and reduces the appearance of hyperpigmentation.

Price
RM 358 for 15ml bottle of  iS Clinical Super Serum Advance.



STEP 2: 

iS Clinical Active Serum (to reduce acne, fine lines and wrinkles, pigmentation)

About the product
iS Clinical Active Serum reduces not only the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, but it also evens pigmentation and smooths and controls acne. It actually targets the skin cells themselves, allowing repair to happen on a cellular level.

Active Serum is also proven to reduce pigmentation, wrinkles and fine lines after 3 months of usage.


Who it's for
Ideal for aging, uneven, and acne-prone skin.

What it's for
Decreasing fine lines and wrinkles, controlling acne breakouts, and evening pigmentation.

Key ingredients
Sugar Cane Extract (Glycolic Acid) and Bilberry Extract (Lactic Acid) exfoliate the surface layer of the skin.

Price
RM318 for 15ml bottle of iS Clinical Active Serum.




STEP 2: 

iS Clinical Youth Eye Complex (to reduce dark eye circles, puffy eyes and fine lines)

About the product
Rebuild and strengthen the delicate skin around your eyes with iS Clinical Youth Eye Complex. It is a multi-tasking, lightweight eye cream that combats skin damage at the cellular level. It uses antioxidants, peptides, and growth factors to stimulate collagen synthesis, lighten discoloration, increase firmness, and protect against future damage. It brings instant hydration, brightening, and smoothness to the skin without feeling heavy, and continually repairs the skin over time.

Who it's for
Ideal for those with aging skin around the eyes who want a reduction in dark circles, puffiness, lines and wrinkles.

Key ingredients
Acetyl Octapeptide reduces fine lines and wrinkles. Pseudoalteromonas Ferment Extract firms and strengthens the skin. Centella Asiatica stimulates collagen synthesis. Copper Tripeptide HGF Growth Factor heals cell damage and promotes healthy cell development. Vitamin K reduces under eye darkness.

Price
RM438 for 15ml bottle of iS Clinical Youth Eye Complex.



STEP 2: 

iS Clinical Pro-Heal Advance Serum (for accelerated recovery after doing laser procedures)
About the product
Very suitable for use after doing any laser procedure. Alleviate any redness, dryness or irritation . iS Clinical Pro-Heal Advance Serum is an enhanced form of serum that gives your skin eight times more antioxidant protection than the other brands of serums through the use of Vitamins A, C, and E combined with Olive Leaf Extract. Apply every 3-4 hours after laser until your skin has recovered completely.

Who it's for
Ideal for those who have just had their laser session. Also suitable for those with rosacea, acne, eczema, sun damage, and insect bites to repair damage, reduce redness, relieve irritation, and protect the skin from free radicals and sun damage.

Key ingredients
15% Vitamin C (L-Ascorbic Acid) lightens, brightens, tones, and tighten the skin without irritation. Olive Leaf Extract soothes and calms skin irritations while fighting off free radicals. Vitamin E helps to heal and repair damaged tissue.

Price
RM338 for 15ml bottle of iS Clinical Pro-Heal Advance Serum.




STEP 3: 

iS Clinical Hydra-Cool Serum (moisturizer for all skin types)

About the product
iS Clinical Hydra-Cool Serum is a cool, refreshing, yet extremely powerful multipurpose formula, designed to provide intense hydration, supply optimal antioxidant protection, and efficiently deliver essential vitamins to the skin cells. It provides relief for dry and damaged skin as well as sunburned skin.

Who it's for
Recommended for all skin types, ideal for irritated and acne-prone skin.

What it's for
Rejuvenating, hydrating, and soothing the skin.

Key ingredients
Hyaluronic Acid deeply hydrates and binds moisture into the skin. Menthol cools the skin. Centella Asiatica heals the skin.

Why we love it
It instantly cools and soothes acne flare-ups. Excellent hydration properties without clogging the pores.

Price
RM238 for 15ml bottle of iS Clinical Hydra-Cool Serum.



STEP 4: 

iS Clinical Treatment Sunscreen SPF 25 (sunblock which can reverse and treat sun damage)

About the product
The sunblock above is no ordinary sunblock. It is a treatment sunblock, meaning it helps to treat and reverse the damage from sun exposure. Shield your skin with complete protection with iS Clinical Treatment Sunscreen SPF 25. It offers broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection and helps to repair the damage caused by UV exposure. It is a lightweight sunscreen suitable for daily wear.

Who it's for
Recommended for all skin types.

What it's for
Protecting the skin from harmful UV rays.

Key ingredients
Octinoxate and Zinc Oxide protect the skin from the sun's harmful rays.

Why we love it
It is highly moisturizing to the skin. It reverses and treats sun-damaged skin.

Price
RM198 for 90ml tube of iS Clinical Treatment Sunscreen SPF 25.

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No Time To Exercise?

When it comes to excuses for getting out of unpleasant tasks, "I don't have time" is one of people's favorites. But do we really lack the time or is that just an excuse?



How Much Exercise is Enough?

Starting an exercise program means rearranging your schedule to allow time for it, but it doesn't require that much time.


Researchers know that short bouts of exercise can be just as effective for weight loss and health as longer workouts and that many people find it easier to stick with shorter workouts. In one study, researchers compared two groups of exercisers, those who did short bouts of exercise (multiple 10-minute workouts) and those who did long-bout workouts (20-40 minutes of continuous exercise). Here's what they found out about the short-bout exercisers:


•They were able to stick to their workouts more consistently

•They exercised more days a week than the long-bout group

•They accumulated more exercise time each week than the long-bout group

•They lost more weight, an average of 19 pounds versus 14 pounds for the long-bout group



Other studies have found that short bouts of exercise can also help lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease, the same way longer exercise sessions can. Knowing that you could break up your workouts into a few 10-minute sessions, does the lack-of-time excuse start to lose its allure? Only if you delve a little deeper to find out what's really behind your lack of exercise.



Getting to the Bottom of Things

Turns out, if you want to change your schedule to accommodate exercise, you must feel a need to do it. People who exercise don't necessarily have more time than you, they've just determined that what they're getting out of exercise is worth more than whatever else they could be doing during that time (sleeping, having lunch with friends, chores, etc.)


Think about it. If someone called and offered a free massage, but only in the next hour, how hard would you work to clear that hour of time? If you like free massages, you'd work pretty hard to change your schedule, just like you find time for other things like doctor's appointments, working late, watching TV, playing computer games or running errands. Exercise is just like anything else but, unless it's important to you, you're never going to make time for it. I could give you a hundred reasons why exercise should be important to you, but you're the one who has to decide if it really is important to you. And if it's not, why not?


If exercise isn't a priority for you and you'd like it to be, take some time to go through these steps and answer a few questions. Getting insight into why you do what you do (or don't do) is the only way to change things for the better.



1.Admit the truth.
Do you really lack the time to exercise is there some other reason you're not fitting in workouts? Start by exploring your perspective on exercise and whether it's really a priority. Next, figure out other reasons you don't exercise to get clear on what's really stopping you.


2.Ask yourself: If I commit to exercise, how would I accommodate it?
Sit down with your schedule and see what you come up with, reminding yourself that you're not committing to anything just yet. Maybe you could get up 15 minutes early for a strength workout or use part of your lunch hour to take a brisk walk. Make a list of all the times you could exercise, no matter how short.


3.What routines would I need to change in order to exercise?
With your previous list in mind, what would have to change if you used that extra time for exercise? For example, for morning exercise, you would have to gather your exercise clothes the night before and get up earlier than usual. Go through each step in your mind or, better yet, practice one day to see what would have to change if you did this on a regular basis.

4.What kind of exercise would be appealing to me?
 If you were to wake up in the morning and exercise first thing, what would sound good to you? A quick walk outside? Yoga exercises? Exercising at the gym with friends? Make a list of activities you enjoy and imagine yourself doing those activities on a regular basis.


5.What kind of exercise schedule could I fit in right now?
If you had to schedule exercise this week, what would fit in with your life right now? A 15 minute walk before breakfast and a half-hour at lunch? A quick jog with the dog after work or a workout video before dinner? How many days of exercise would you be willing to commit to? Forget about how many days you should exercise and concentrate on how many days you will exercise.

6.Practice, Practice, Practice.
Using all the information you've gathered, set up a workout schedule and commit to practicing it for, say, two weeks. Then, reassess and see how you're doing. Do your workouts fit well with your current routines? Is it working or do you need to make changes? Practice is how you determine what will work and what won't.


Too often, we worry so much about getting the perfect amount of exercise in that we end up getting no exercise at all. It's tough to let go of the idea that long, sweaty workouts are the only ones that 'count,' but in the new world we live in, we have to make some changes in how we live. Making time for exercise, even if it's just 5 to 10 minutes at a time, is your first step to making it a part of your life.


Be sure to consult your friendly doctor to find out more on how much exercise you require and what kinds of exercise will benefit you most. Then get started and get moving!

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Calorie Content Of Common Malaysian Food

Most Malaysians love to eat. However, you need to be conscious of the food choices because you can easily gain weight if you are not controlling your diet. Here's a guide to the calories contained in the food we regularly encounter.


Common Malaysian breakfast

Nasi Lemak = 644 calories

Teh Tarik = 83 calories

Roti Canai/Dhal = 359 calories

Roti Telur/Dhal = 414 calories

2 pcs Curry Puff = 256 calories

Chapati/Green Gravy = 166 calories

2 half boiled egg/plain bread = 227 calories

Sardine Sandwiches = 71 calories


Common Malaysian food

Mamak Mee Goreng : 660 calories

Prawn Mee Soup : 293 calories

Lor Mee : 383 calories

Mee Rebus : 556 calories

Mee Hailam : 277 calories

Wantan Mee Soup : 217 calories

Fried Meehoon/ Noodle : 510 calories

Wantan Mee Dry : 409 calories

Penang Laksa : 436 calories

Noodle Soup : 381 calories


Common fast food

1 whole Beef Burger = 317 calories

1 whole Cheese Burger = 341 calories

1 whole cheese burger with extra cheese = 438 calories

1 whole Fried Fish Cake with Bun = 433 calories

1 whole Hot Dog = 225 calories

1 cup Sundae Chocolate = 380 calories

Apple Pie = 260 calories

1 slice Pizza, pepperoni, beef  = 155 calories

1 piece Fried Chicken  = 290 calories

1 piece Chicken Wing = 166 calories

1 piece Chicken Thigh = 320 calories

1 cup Mashed Potatoes = 87 calories

1 cup Coleslaw = 62 calories

1 cup French Fries = 290 calories

1 can Soft Drink = 120


Traditional Malaysian Kuih

1 pc Cucur Udang : 144 calories

1 pc Yau Car Kuih : 292 calories

1 pc Doughnut : 268 calories

1 pc Goreng Pisang : 129 calories

1 pc Apam Balik : 282 calories

1 pc Cake, plain : 100 calories

1 pc Dumpling, Chicken : 203 calories

1 pc Kuih Koci : 183 calories

1 pc Kuih Talam : 183 calories

1 pc Yam Cake : 174 calories

1 pc Fried Spring Roll : 91 calories

1 bowl Lor Mai Fun : 422 calories



Meat, poultry and seafood

1 pc Fried Ikan Kembung : 219 calories

1 pc Steamed Pomfret : 65 calories

1 small plate Fish Head Curry : 288 calories

1 small plate Deep Fried Baby Sotong : 630 calories

1 small plate Prawn Sambal : 194 calories

10 sticks Chicken Satay : 365 calories

1/2 cup Satay Sauce : 129 calories

2 small pieces Beef Rendang : 228 calories

2 small pieces Mutton Curry : 287 calories

1 small plate Char Siew : 191 calories

1 pc Chicken Curry : 195 calories




Consult your doctor whenever you have any doubts or queries on diet, exercise regime or weight loss medications . Feel free to seek professional advice so you can get the best out of your dieting and weight loss efforts.


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