skin health

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…

Managing Pain After Burn Injury

By Dr. Sanjay Sharma , Pain Management Burn related injuries are often one of the most difficult types of pain to manage. This is because burns destroy skin tissue much more than a similar injury caused by cuts on the skin. The pain can be quite intense even with injuries that are…

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…

Hyperpigmentation – Derma Treatments

By Dr. Himanshu Singhal, Dermatology Hyperpigmentation is a skin disorder that causes dark patches and spots all over the facial skin. Although it occurs without any symptom, it is of high cosmetic concern and can result in psychological stress. Most of the causes of hyperpigmentation are attributed to exposure to the sun’s…

Acne – Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

By Dr. Venu Kumari, Dermatology 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 abnormal…

Corns And Warts – Homeopathic Treatment for it!

By Dr. Prashant K Vaidya, Homeopathy Corns and Warts Corns and warts are two most common foot conditions, while warts require an immediate treatment since they can appear all over the body. Corns A corn is a small thickened lesion in the skin of the foot that occurs because of repeated high…

Homeopathic Treatment for Psoriasis

By Dr. Alok Kumar , Homeopathy Psoriasis is a chronic problem of the skin that results from an abnormal growth of cells in your skin leading to red or white colored patches on the skin. Usually, the process of growth and shedding of the skin cells takes around 4 weeks, but in…

Ayurveda for Psoriasis

By Dr Shailendra Kumar Naithani , Ayurveda Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease that is mainly characterized by patches of irregular skin, which may be red, itchy and scaly. Its severity may range from a small and localized patch to patches on the entire body. It mostly occurs on the elbows, knees and…

Know How to Get Rid of Rosacea!

By Dr. Ravindranath Reddy, Dermatology How to get rid of Rosacea? Rosacea is a common disorder of the skin, and is believed to result from the inflammatory reaction of the immune system. While the exact cause of Rosacea is not known, some common triggers include hot and spicy food, alcohol, anger, direct…

How To Treat Erythrasma?

By Dr. Shruti Kohli, Dermatology Erythrasma is a form of skin disease where brown, scaly patches are formed on the skin. This disease is caused by the Gram-positive bacterium known as Corynebacterium minutissimum. This form of skin disease occurs among diabetic patients and obese people. This disease is more common in warm…