skin health

Atopic Dermatitis – Symptoms, Causes And Treatment

By Dr. Nitin Jain, Dermatology Especially common in children, but not entirely impossible in adults, Atopic Dermatitis is a type of eczema, a chronic condition that causes intensive itching and red rashes in and around areas of dry and sensitive skin. Atopic dermatitis has a tendency to flare and then subside…

Tips To Prevent Skin From Wrinkling!

By Dr. Mayur Surana, Ayurveda Whether you’re fair or dark skinned, everyone wants their skin to be clear and wrinkle free. However, as you age, wrinkles are naturally formed and unless it is looked after, skin loses its natural freshness. An unhealthy lifestyle, stress, pollution etc are some other factors that…

5 Sunscreen Myths That Dermatologists Debunks!

By Dr. Jeetendra Khatuja, Dermatology Repetitive sun exposure without any protection on your skin can cause tanning, sunburn and wrinkles. It also increases your risk of developing skin cancer. Most of the times, you are not too sure about the type of sunscreen suitable for your skin. You may also have…

Reconstructive Surgery – Get Rid of Your Birth Defects!

By Dr. Ashutosh Shah, Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery Birth defects are problems that affect appearance, organ function and physical or mental development in babies. Such defects are a result of genetic abnormalities, infections or appear as a reaction against certain medicines. They develop in babies when they are in the womb and remain permanent…

Platelet Rich Plasma- Skin Rejuvenation And Hair Loss Treatment

By Dr. Vijaya Patil , Cosmetic Physician One of the techniques which is slowly gaining ground since the past few years is PRP or Platelet Rich Plasma therapy. This technique is very effective in case of hair fall and skin rejuvenation and is being offered in more and more clinics nowadays. What…

Is It Baby Acne, or Rash, or Something Else?

By Dr. Pradeep Kumari , Dermatology Most infant rashes and other newborn skin conditions are very common occurrences and you should not be worried much as the symptoms normally disappear in a week or two. Here are some common observations: Baby acne usually in the form of pimples on your baby’s forehead,…

Achilles Tendinitis – Signs You Are Suffering From It!!

By Dr. Nithin Kumar Bejjanki, Orthopaedics The Achilles tendon is one of the longest tendons of the human body, which binds the calf muscles to the bones of the heel. Intense pressure put on the Achilles tendon as a result of extreme physical activities such as running or jumping might lead to…

The Role of Sun Exposure in Premature Aging

By Dr. Rashmi Sharma , 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…

Acne Scars and Skin Damage – How To Treat Them?

By Dr. Arshi Rahul , Aesthetic Medicine Acne is a common skin condition which is caused by overproduction of oil as well as dead skin cells, clogging the base of hair follicles. Acne can occur anywhere on your body including your face, back, chest and neck. Treatment of Acne depends on the…