Healthy Skin

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…

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…

The Link Between Sun Exposure and Premature Aging

By Dr Jolly Shah , Dermatology Over exposure to the sun can damage your skin in multiple ways. The collagen beneath the skin is broken down leading the skin to lose its elasticity and have a dull appearance. In addition to breaking down the collagen, it also does not allow new collagen…

Is Facial A Treatment or A Necessity For Healthy Skin?

By Dr Kanu Verma, Dermatology Sun exposure, dirt, stress and age, all make your skin dull and dry, which are often accompanied by partial (whiteheads) or impartial (blackheads) clogging of pores. Facials are a cohesive skin treatment that comprise of steam, exfoliation, creams, extraction, peels, masks and massages. The entire process pampers…

Medications to treat acne

By Dr. Akhilendra Singh , Dermatology Sometimes people in their teen age suffer from the eruption of spots on their faces. This is known as Acne, which is primarily a hormonal condition. Medicines can help manage the severity and frequency of acne outbreaks. A number of medicines are available. Your treatment will depend…

Dermatosis Neglecta

By Dr. Rasya Dixit , Dermatology Dermatosis Neglecta is a condition that refers to the formation and accumulation of sebum, papules, dirt sweat and sometimes warty. It is also characterised by the formation of plaques and discoloration of different patches of skin. This is commonly caused due to the inadequate frictional cleansing.…

All About Wrinkles

By Dr Shaunak Patel , Dermatology Wrinkles are one of the most predictable signs of aging. The rate at which the skin cells divide increases with age; as a result, the underlying layer begins to thin. Thus, the structure and the elasticity of the skin are compromised. Aging skin also reduces the…

All about Dermatomyositis

By Dr Sandesh Gupta , Dermatology Affecting both adult and children alike, dermatomyositis is a very rare inflammatory skin disease characterized by muscle weakness and a distinct skin rash. It is more prominent in females than in males. Symptoms- Common signs and symptoms include: 1. Muscle Weakness – Muscles affected include those…

Taking care of stitches and staples

By Dr Parvez A. Shaikh , General Physician Wounds are a common occurrence which people experience in their day to day activities. Sometimes they heal automatically. However at other times they require medications; even stitches and staples. In the case of stitches and staples, you must be careful in order to avoid…

Does Dry-Skin Brushing Give Your Skin a Glow?

By Dr. Rohit Batra, Dermatologist Dry skin brushing refers to the brushing of your skin when it is dry with a brush made of natural bristles. It helps unclog pores and remove dead skin cells, giving your skin a soft feel and a glowing appearance. The skin functions as an eliminator…