Open Pores

Open Pores Treatment in Chandigarh

Human skin has multiple tiny pores on its surface which allow the skin to ‘breathe’. These represent the small openings of the ducts that carry sebum (nature oils) produced from sebaceous glands and sweat from the deeper layers of the skin onto the surface to moisturize it. They are the home to hair follicles. Everyone has skin pores of varying sizes covering their entire body except the palms of the hands and soles of the feet. Healthy, youthful skin has usually tight pores that can cause more light to get reflected and are not large enough to be easily visible to the naked eye.

Open pores refer to those pores that appear enlarged, rounder, or pronounced. These pit-like pores are often seen in people with combination or oily skin type which allows the excess oils, dirt, and dead skin cells to be trapped in the pores and lead to expanding of the skin. They are found to be of a size greater than 40-80 micrometers in diameter.

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Why do Open Pores Appear?

Open pores are caused by one or a combination of factors, including:

  • Sun damage and Aging: Overexposure or frequent exposure to direct sunlight as well as natural aging can lead to the thickening of the skin which causes the minuscule skin cells to gather around the pores and result in the appearance of bigger-sized pores. With prolonged exposure to the sun and as one gets older, the skin gets deprived of collagen and elastin fibers as well as water. The natural weakening of collagen and elastin within the skin makes the skin less supple and incredibly loose. As a result, the tissue beneath the skin shrinks and pulls at the edges of the pores. This makes the pores sag and appear enlarged. 
  • Heredity: If one has a family history of open pores, one has a high chance of experiencing the same. 
  • Increased volume of hair follicles: Hair follicles are tubular structures. The thicker hair follicles have bigger openings which can get dilate further with natural skin oils and result in open/enlarged pores. 
  • Hormonal changes: Excess androgens can contribute to increased sebum production. Also, high stress can cause increased production of cortisol hormone which further causes more sebum production. Oily skin and clogged pores in turn lead to open pores. 
  • Some cosmetics and make-up: Use of greasy cosmetic products or application of a lot of make-up can cause excess oily skin and open pores exclusively among females.
  • Other factors: Smoking, poor hygiene, excessive sweating, poor diet or nutritional deficiencies, chronic acne, and chronic radiodermatitis can also lead to the formation of open pores.
Why do Open Pores Appear?

How to diagnose Open Pores?

Firstly, the skin expert at Dr. Ishaa Junejaa Aesthetics performs a thorough physical examination of the affected skin. The severity of the condition is determined by the doctor based on the size of the pores, their location, affected area coverage, and severity of the condition. Next, the doctor reviews the patient’s medical records and family history, hormonal health, and lifestyle habits to figure out the exact reason behind the appearance of large, open pores. Based on the skin assessment of the patient to identify skin type, the severity of the condition, and the underlying cause, the doctor recommends the best customized treatment plan for the visible reduction of the open pores.

Dr. Ishaa Junejaa Aesthetics offers the best open pores treatment in Chandigarh using the most advanced techniques that help make the skin look clearer.

Advanced treatments for Open Pores Offered at Dr. Ishaa Junejaa Aesthetics

  • Topical treatments- These include topical retin-oids like tre-tin-oin, benzoyl peroxide, topical nicoti-namide, and alpha-hydroxy acids.
  • Oral medications- These include oral retin-oids, antian-drogens, and birth control pills that help keep the hormones in balance and help minimize the appearance of open pores.
  • Chemical peels- Chemical peels like lactic acid, salicylic acid, retinol, and trichloroacetic acid can help in the controlled removal of the top affected skin layers. This makes the skin look younger and glowing by reducing open pores or tightening the pores. 
  • Laser toning- Non-ablative lasers like Q-Switched Nd: YAG and fractionated erbium YAG laser can be used on the skin affected by open pores to help shrink the enlarged pores, reduce sebum production, and boost collagen production- all of which help minimize the appearance of open pores. 
  • MNRF (Fractional Microneedling Radiofrequency)-  With the help of tiny micro-needles, micro-injuries can be created in the affected skin to release radiofrequency energy in the deeper skin layers. This stimulates collagen and elastin production and thereby causes reduced visibility of open pores. 

Skincare Tips to Prevent Open Pores

Open pores can be prevented, if not caused by genetic factors, by adopting a proactive skincare routine. This includes:

  • Use only non-comedogenic skin-care products that won’t plug the hair follicles. 
  • Daily wear broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30 and above to protect from the damage caused by UV rays from the sun. 
  • Regularly exfoliate the skin to keep the pores free of dirt, debris, and sebum.
  • Always keep the skin well-moisturized, even if it’s oily or a combination skin type. 
  • Use collagen-boosting products that are loaded with antioxidants and can benefit the skin. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Are open pores curable?

The appearance of open pores can be effectively minimized by opting for advanced medico-aesthetic treatment. The best open pores treatment in Chandigarh is offered by skin expert at Dr. Ishaa Junejaa Aesthetics.

Do open pores size increase with age?

Yes, the skin pores can appear enlarged for some people.

Can open pores lead to acne?

Open pores cannot directly cause acne, but indirectly they can if there is excess sebum clogging the pores.

Is it possible to shrink open pores?

Yes, with medico-aesthetic treatments carried out by experienced skin experts, the size of the skin pores can be visibly reduced.

Is self-handling open pores on the nose bad?

Yes, if the large open pores on the nose are squeezed, they can lead to hyperpigmentation and scar formation.

Are open pores not good?

Large open pores can have a significant impact on the texture and appearance of the skin and may indicate premature aging. However, there are many effective treatment options to reduce open pores.

Am I at risk with open pores?

Large skin pores cannot cause pigmentation issues, are benign, and cannot result in other skin afflictions. Therefore, they are not a serious medical concern, but rather a cosmetic skin issue. However, if along with large open pores, you are experiencing acne flare-ups or skin infections, you must see a doctor. In addition, if you have noted significantly bigger pores or an increase in the distribution and density of the open pores, you must seek immediate medical help from a skin expert.

Which diet is good for healthy skin pores?

The food items that boost collagen in the skin and keep the pore size in check are the best to avoid open pores. A healthy diet that includes fibre-rich and Vitamin C-rich fruits and vegetables can help keeps the natural oils of the skin in balance and allow the face to look vibrant. 

For more information on open pores treatment in Chandigarh pay a visit now at Dr. Ishaa Junejaa Aesthetics, the best skin clinic in Chandigarh.

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