Skin

Everything About Moles

By Dr Aman Sharma , Dermatology Moles are a common form of skin growth which appear often in the form of small, black spots; they can develop anywhere on the body. They usually occur during adolescence or childhood and with the passage of time, they may change colour. Usually, moles are certain…

All About Scalp Psoriasis

By Dr Aman Sharma , Dermatology Psoriasis is a kind of skin disease caused by the immune system. The skin cells receive defective signals from the immune system; signals which cause the skin cells to mature quickly. New skin cells, thus, form within days rather than weeks. In such cases, your body…

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…

Chemical Peels

By Dr Rittika Walia, Cosmetic Physician Chemical peeling is a technique used to improve the tone and texture of skin. A Chemical peel is a solution that causes the dead skin to slough off and eventually peel off. Removal of dead skin gives birth to new skin which has improved tone and…

Anti-Aging Treatments

By Dr Ganesh Avhad, Dermatology You may have the urge for younger looking skin once you are in or have crossed your early 30’s but ageing is a natural process which will eventually catch you and everybody else in this world. Your skin will show the symptoms of ageing since it is…

How to Maintain your Skin on Daily Basis

By Dr V. Sethuraman , Dermatology It is difficult to get healthy skin; maintaining it on a regular basis can be even more difficult. Healthy skin is an indicator of your overall health as skin problems might signify an underlying disorder. The skin is the body’s first barrier against various pathogens that…

Get Rid of Hyperpigmentation

By Dr Venu Kumari , 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…

Myths About Skin Care Products

By Dr Shivashankar B. Sajjanshetty , Dermatology Given the constant buzz and hype created around flawless and almost unachievable standards of skin quality, it is no surprise to discover the hundreds and thousands of beauty products laid at our feet promise the impossible. These products end up creating a bubble around the…

Acne Treatments

By Dr Ganesh Avhad , Dermatology There are many treatments available for acne; it usually depends on the type of acne you are affected with. The types of acne are whiteheads, blackheads, pimples and cystic lesions. The medications treat acne as: They kill the acne causing bacteria (propionibacterium acnes). They reduce the…

Skin Care Routine and Treatment for Hyperpigmentation

By Dr Narasimhalu C.R.V , Dermatologist Hyperpigmentation is the discolouration or increase in the natural colour (pigmentation) of the face. 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…