Skin Care

Benign Skin Lesions – Things To Know!

By Skinovate Laser & Cosmetic Surgery,Dermatology Benign skin lesions basically refer to skin disorders characterised by pouches or closed pockets of tissue which are filled with water or some other fluids. They tend to feel like pea shaped structures which can roll under the skin and feel smooth when pressure is…

Skin Cancer – 4 Causes Of It!

By Skinovate Laser & Cosmetic Surgery,Dermatology Skin cancer refers to the condition when there is a development of abnormal cells in the skin. These have the ability and the potency to spread to other parts of the body. This condition, if persists can prove to be fatal and life-threatening. Primarily, there are…

Men’s Anti-Aging and Aesthetic Treatments

By Dr. Daleep Kumar Sharma, Dermatology, Anti-ageing treatments for men are on the rise because of a number of reasons such as the urge to look young for better career and dating prospects. Most men feel that they lose ground to younger men, especially when it comes down to career prospects. This…

Wound Care – Caring For Stitches (Sutures)

By Dr. Alliance Munot Hospital, 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 infections…

Acne Marks – 5 Best Forms Of Treatment!

By Dr. Suruchi Garg, Dermatology, Acne is an inflammatory skin disorder that leads to pimple formation on the shoulder, back, face, upper arms and chest. The different types of acne include cysts, blackheads, whiteheads, pimple and nodules. Acne starts to develop during the transitional period of puberty. Although it can occur at…

Hyperpigmentation – What Causes It?

By Dr. Bhavuk Mittal, Dermatology, Hyperpigmentation is the increase in melanin which causes the skin and nail to darken in color. It occurs when excess melanin is deposited within the tissues. It is a very common and harmless skin disorder which leads to skin patches becoming darker than the normal surrounding area,…

Anti-aging Derma Treatments – What All Should You Know?

By Dr. Bhavuk Mittal, Dermatology, Anti-aging skin care is a constantly growing and evolving industry. New techniques to make you look younger are constantly being devised. Let’s take a look at some of the most common types of anti-aging treatments available for you to choose from… 1. Laser and Other Light Related Treatments – In…

Scabies – Diagnosis And Treatment

By Dr. Sandesh Gupta, Dermatology, When tiny mites, or more specifically scabies mites, enter your skin, an allergic reaction occurs consequently resulting in itchy skin. This condition is more commonly known as scabies, and is very contagious in nature, spreading very easily and rapidly from person to person at the slightest touch…

What Causes Measles?

By Dr. Rajeshwari Jarupula, Dermatology, Measles is an airborne disease which is extremely contagious. The disease, if untreated, can prove to be fatal. There are many causes that can lead to measles. Common Causes- 1. Virus: This is the main reason for contracting the disease which affects the nose and throat of a…

5 Complications Of Open Wounds

By Dr. Archit Aggarwal, 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 the major…