Skin Care

Acne – Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

By Dr. Sreelatha Murugappan, Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery Acne is a skin condition caused due to the plugging of the hair follicles on the skin with dead skin cells and excess oil (sebum) secretion. Acne is characterized by the formation of pimples, mainly around the face, neck, chest and the back. There can be…

Hyperhidrosis – Symptoms and Treatments

By Dr Aman Sharma , Dermatology Excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis) isn’t life threatening, but it can threaten your quality of life. How do you know when it’s time to see a doctor about excessive sweating? Hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating is caused due to the presence of extremely sensitive sweat glands. No one can…

Curing Cleft Palate with Plastic Surgery

By Dr Venkata Ramana, Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery What is Cleft Palate? Cleft Palate is known to occur when the roof of the human mouth, does not close completely. This leads to an opening that can almost extend to the nasal cavity. The cleft can involve any of the two sides of the palate. It…

Homeopathic Treatment for Acne

By Dr. Alok Kumar , Homeopathy Acne is a condition that is very common among teenagers; it occurs due to hormonal imbalances in the body. The sebaceous glands present on the skin tend to become overactive and produce excess oil. Acne affects people across all ages, from teenagers to premenopausal women. Acne…

Botox: How Does Botox Work?

By Dr. Archhana Gullur, Dermatology BOTOX provides a quick and effective remedy for the facial lines and wrinkles that age, stress, worry, and environmental factors can produce, even on a younger person’s face. A BOTOX injection skin treatment smoothes frown lines on the forehead, between the eyes, and at the base…

Everything About Moles

By Dr Aman Sharma , Dermatology Moles are a common form of skin growth which appear often in the form of small, black spots; they can develop anywhere on the body. They usually occur during adolescence or childhood and with the passage of time, they may change colour. Usually, moles are certain…

All You Need to Know About Chemical Peel

By Dr Shivashankar B. Sajjanshetty , Dermatology The chemical peel is a procedure done to improve your skin’s appearance. This treatment uses a chemical solution which causes the skin to blister and finally peel off. The new skin is usually less wrinkled and smoother than the old skin. Here is everything you…

10 Tips To Deal With Itchy Skin!

By Looks Forever Hair Skin Laser And Slimming Aesthetic Clinic, Dermatology Does your skin feel itchy all the time and you feel like scratching it? Itchy skin is a very common problem which affects a lot of people. Depending on its severity, itchy skin can be mild to extremely annoying and is…

Ayurvedic Remedies For Chicken Pox!

By Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai, Ayurveda Chickenpox refers to a highly contagious acute viral infection that is characterised by highly painful and itchy red sores all over the body. Causes: In most of the cases, Chickenpox can affect you if you come in contact with the infected person. Varicella-zoster, the virus responsible, spreads…

Tanned Skin – 5 Home Remedies At Your Rescue

By Dr. Rashmi Mittal, Dermatology Tanning of the skin, though desired by some, completely mars the complexion of few. In a tropical country like India, sun tanning is a serious problem, one that often times calls for medical intervention.  In fact a host of homemade remedies have also emerged to combat with…