ALOPECIA What is Alopecia? Alopecia (areata) is a condition in which hair is lost from some areas, with no visible inflammation. Causes Alopecia is considered to be an autoimmune disease with a predictable course of development. Ache or pruritus may coexist. Epidemiology The condition affects both men and women, most commonly in childhood or adolescence […]
What is Rosacea?A chronic, acne-related disorder of the pilosebaceous units of the face that results in redness and superficially dilated blood vessels (telangiectasias). It is not identified with the common acne, though it usually coexists and/or follows. It can be a cause of disfigurement of the face.Four rosacea subtypes exist: Erythematotelangiectatic rosacea: it exhibits permanent […]
What is acne? Common and Cystic acne is a skin condition caused by the inflammation of the pilosebaceous units. It is mostly evident in adolescents and, less frequently, among adults as well (Adult acne). It usually appears on the face and neck, arms, upper and lower back. The severity of acne can be classified as […]
Normal nevi are usually small brown spots or growths on the skin occurring during the first decades of a person’s life. They can be either flat or raised and are usually round or spherical. Most moles occur due to exposure to sun radiation. MELANOMA is one of the most lethal forms of skin. It […]
Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common form of skin cancer. It affects parts of the body that have been exposed to the sun such as the face, the ears, the neck, the shoulders and the back. In rare cases, these tumors develop in non exposed areas. Anyone with a history of long […]
Actinic keratosis is a scaly lesion or a lesion with crust formed over it. It most often occurs in the bald part of the head, the face, the ears, the back of the hands and the forearms, the shoulders, the neck and the other parts of the body often exposed in the sun. Another form […]
Xanthelasmata are localized accumulations of liquid deposits, with the typical clinical impression of yellowish or orange soft plaques commonly seen on the upper and lower eyelids, especially on the inner canthus (corner of the eye). Their size and morphology varies, but most commonly they are permanent, progressive, appear in clusters and multiply. They prevail in […]
If you have been infected with onychomycosis, laser treatment is the solution to your problem. Onychomycosis is the fungal infection of the nail which causes changes and deformities in nail appearance and texture.