Updated: Jul 3
What is Dandruff?
Dandruff, also known as Seborrheic Dermatitis, is the most prevalent form of skin infection that affects hairy parts of the body such as the scalp, face, and body. These are body locations with a high concentration of sebaceous glands. Dandruff is frequently apparent as thick white non-inflammatory scales on the scalp, with or without itching.
Dandruff is a fungal infection caused by Malassezia, which is a yeast-like illness. This causes scalp discomfort and inflammation.
People with oily skin are more prone to dandruff.
People with a dandruff family history
Inadequate scalp cleansing
Treatment for dandruff removal is based on the severity of the issue and the specific patient's scalp circumstances. Proper scalp care involves
Regular scalp washing using anti-dandruff shampoos including ketoconazole, zinc parathion, and selenium sulphide aids in the effective removal and cleansing of scalp infections.
Oil application to the scalp should be avoided for an extended period of time.
Topical antifungal medications are administered to the skin in situations of recurrent and long-standing dandruff.
What is the most effective dandruff treatment?
A dandruff problem is quite recurring and typically needs regular and long-term care to avoid pain. The most modern treatment methods for managing dandruff include Oxy Jet Spray Anti-dandruff therapy-
In a person with dandruff, anti-dandruff therapy is performed with the jet oxy machine.
This therapy aids in the removal of dandruff flakes and sebum/oil from the scalp.
Dandruff is also caused by a fungal infection on the scalp, therefore to treat the fungal component, we use a medicated anti-dandruff solution with a jet spray, which helps to eliminate the fungal infection and keeps dandruff at bay.
Following therapy, the individual shows significant improvement.
A minimum of 2-3 sessions are required to achieve the optimum dandruff elimination outcomes.
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