Health skin

Open Wounds – Causes And Complications

By Dr. Nitin Jain, Dermatology An open wound is one which involves a breakage in the body tissue which affects the skin. There may be various kinds of open wounds, such as: 1.Abrasion 2.Incision 3.Laceration 4.Puncture 5.Avulsion Causes of open wounds 1.Rubbing or scraping of the skin. This is one of…

Common Skin Problems In The Over-50s

By Dr. Nitin Jain, Dermatology Ageing and degenerative conditions commonly affect our skin. These conditions can range from wrinkles all the way to bedsores and skin cancer due to the decreased firmness, moisture and elasticity of the skin with progressing age. Here are some of the common skin conditions that come…

Hyperpigmentation – How To Get Rid Of It?

By Dr. Mohna Chauhan, Dermatology Hyperpigmentation is a skin condition which is characterized by the formation of dark patches on the skin. These patches are formed when there is overproduction of a naturally occurring pigment called melanin. The disorder can occur on any part of the body including the hands, neck and…

Freckles – Know About Its Treatment Options!

By Dr. Suruchi Puri, Dermatology Freckles are flat, circular small discolored spots of melanin on the skin of people with fair complexion. They are mostly seen on the face but can develop on any part of the skin when it is exposed to the sun. There is no health risk associated with…

Botox and fillers

By Dr. Manjiri’s Instasculpt, Cosmetic Physician The first place where wrinkles start to pop up is on the forehead. Earlier, surgery used to be the only anti ageing treatment for face. However, nowadays, BOTOX and fillers have become immensely popular measures which have made surgery for this problem nearly obsolete and hence…