Understanding Melasma and its Treatment

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Sun exposure can cause the skin to develop multiple conditions. Melasma is one of them. It appears as brown or grey patches on the face. Common facial areas that are affected include the forehead, cheeks, nose, upper lip, and the chin. Some may also experience it on other parts of their body that are frequently exposed to the sun.

As our environment worsens and the sun become harsher, it has become even more important to learn about proper sun protection. Melasma ...

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Online Consultations: The Future of Dermatology?

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The rapidly improving technology of the modern world has had a profound positive impact on the healthcare industry. Believe it or not, the mere fact that you are reading this article is proof of this: because the wealth of information available at the click of a mouse is so high, patients tend to be better informed than ever before!

Improving methods for the diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and mitigation of health conditions is another obvious example of how technology has ...

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How Vitamin C Affects Your Skin!

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Also known as ascorbic acid, vitamin C is one of the most crucial vitamins for human health. You are likely already aware of this vitamin’s importance when it comes to preventing disease: vitamin C famously has a very positive effect on the body’s immune system. What you might not know is that consuming a healthy dose of vitamin C can also be beneficial to the cardiovascular system, the eyes, and even the skin. Because of all these amazing properties of ...

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What Are Skin Tags?

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Skin tags are harmless growths, usually small and elongated, that form frequently under arms, on eyelids and on the chest and neck. These growths, sometimes called acrochordons, are usually painless, and tend to roughly the same color as your skin, if not a bit darker. Acrochordons often occur in places where frequent friction occurs or where clothing might be worn tighter. They can also appear in creases and folds of skin.

Usually, skin tags are caused by collagen and sometimes blood ...

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Laser Hair Removal Q&A

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Laser hair removal is one of the most commonly performed cosmetic surgery procedures on the planet. Read on to learn more about whether laser hair removal may be right for you.

Q: Why choose laser hair removal?

A: For many patients, the choice to receive laser hair removal is all about convenience: with just a few laser hair removal treatments, you may never need to worry about shaving your legs again. For others, this decision may be based upon comfort: laser hair ...

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Accutane: Weighing the Pros and Cons

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If you are searching for a solution to your acne problems, one possibility you may have heard of is Accutane. Although the active this solution is just an extract of a widely available nutrient, vitamin A, Accutane packs a very powerful punch: it is almost undoubtedly the most powerful and widely applicable acne medications out there.

Nonetheless, Accutane (also known as Isotretinoin), is controversial. The reason for this is that Accutane can cause very serious side effects. Because of the potential ...

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Sun Safety for Spring Break!

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Spring break is almost here and this means a flurry of activity in preparation of travel to sunnier states, trips to the beach, and all kinds of outdoor fun. Unfortunately, in the midst of all this excitement, one very important consideration can oftentimes be overlooked. We’re talking, of course, about skin protection!

Sure, it’s oftentimes easier to pay attention to our wardrobes, our waistlines, and our spring break plans than it is to pay attention to our skin. However, skin health ...

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Designing Your Ideal Skincare Routine

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Even for those blessed with a naturally healthy complexion, developing a regular skincare routine is an important part of health and hygiene. Here is a simple guide that can help you design the right program for your individual needs.

How is Your Skin Doing?

In order to personalize your skincare routine, it is important to identify any potential issues that cause you discomfort or less-than-ideal looking skin. Here are a few of the most common non-medical issues that many patients experience. Of ...

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What Are Skin Tags?

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Skin tags are harmless growths, usually small and elongated, that form frequently under arms, on eyelids and on the chest and neck. The growths, sometimes called acrochordons, are usually painless, and tend to look roughly the same color as your skin, if not a bit darker. Acrochordons often occur in places where frequent friction occurs or where clothing might be worn tighter. They can also appear in creases and skinfolds.

Usually, skin tags are caused by collagen and sometimes blood vessels ...

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4 Important Facts About Botox

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One of the most widely recognized cosmetic anti-aging medicines in the world is also one of the most misunderstood. Read on to learn four important facts about Botox — especially if you are trying to decide if this treatment could be right for you!

1. Botox Works on the Muscles. One of the main causes of aging is that the constant contraction of ...

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