About Skin Station

Our Chairman and CEO, FRED C. REYES has been doing research and developing new advanced skin care products for SkinStation, which are now available under the DERMAX Professional brand. He is a multi-awarded cosmetic Chemist. In 2008, he was the recipient of Achievement Award in Industry conferred by the Philippine Federation of Chemistry Societies, the umbrella group of Chemists associations in the country. The Outstanding Professional Award in Chemistry came next, in 2011, from the government's Professional Regulations Commission (PRC).

DERMAX Professional is the exclusive skin care line of SkinStation. It has established a cult following among the urban sophisticates. “DERMAX uses only the best, the latest, and the safest ingredients at clinical strength, definitely at par with the world’s best. With DERMAX, we have no cost constraint. Our only aim is to delight our customers,” declares Fred Reyes.

We present to you articles written by Fred Reyes himself which appeared in the SKIN SMART column in Manila Bulletin, Lifestyle Section.

Lunes, Agosto 7, 2017

New Korean Treatment for Acne Scars and Wrinkles


SkinStation brings to the Philippines groundbreaking treatment from Korea that addresses acne scars, wrinkles, and enlarged pores. Air Dissector treatment is now available in SkinStation clinics nationwide. People who have to deal with rolling, box, or ice pick scars caused by acne as well as other common skin problems now have an effective solution that they can turn to.  


“The intradermal dissector ingeniously uses air to treat deep scars and acne scars. The procedure also helps reduce fine lines, stretch marks and facial pores, as it rejuvenates the skin," Dr. Karen Javier-Jusay of SkinStation said.

This machine introduces two pounds of air pressure to the intradermal layer of the skin. This breaks the attachment of scars and wrinkles, releasing the fibrotic strands that connect the scars to the underlying tissue. The treatment promotes collagen formation caused by wound healing and leads to visible improvement to the skin. 

Dr. Jusay also says that the Air Dissector treatment is much more effective than existing procedures that are available in the country. "Compared to subcision, the intradermal air dissector uses controlled air pressure to break the fibrous strands, hence there is less probability of hematoma and bruising."

She further differentiates Air Dissector from Carboxytherapy which uses carbon dioxide gas to treat similar skin problems. Since the said procedure does not use significant air pressure it is not able to produce the same results as the Air Dissector procedure. 

Aside from effectively aiding in the eradication of scars and wrinkles, the treatment is also relatively quick. The Air Dissector procedure normally takes 10 to 30 minutes depending on the area that is being treated. It can also be done in conjunction with treatments like Collagenesis (dermal roller) or CO2 fractional laser to produce faster results. 

For more information about Air Dissector treatment, visit a SkinStation clinic near you. 

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Before Air Dissector
The subject had a few ice pick and rolling scars caused by acne, aside from this she also had a few enlarged pores.
 

After Air Dissector
After undergoing the Air Dissector procedure, the subject's scars and pore enlargement had marked improvements.
 
This article was published in The Manila Bulletin, Lifestyle Section on August 8, 2017. The author is the CEO of SkinStation, DERMAX Laser Center, and Blushing Beauty. He received the 2011 Outstanding Chemist Award from Professional Regulations Commission for his achievements in the field of cosmetic chemistry. He can be reached at fred.reyes@skinstation.ph.