Brown spots – Prevention and Treatments

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Our skin is a significant part of our beauty. Healthy skin naturally adds to our appearance. However, it’s also quite exposed to the external environment and vulnerable to multiple products we use on a daily basis. Therefore, it’s no surprise that most of us have developed unhealthy skin conditions. Some people complain about excessively dry skin or oily skin, some about acne breakouts, large pores, and so forth. Similarly, developing brown spots, also known as age spots, is a common ...

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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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Microneedling with Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP)

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Poor skin can negatively impact one’s self-esteem. It is a prominent part of the visible beauty and everyone aims to have healthy skin to maintain an aesthetic appearance. However, skin can deteriorate due to multiple issues. One of the most common and inevitable reasons is aging. But other factors like poor eating and drinking habits, environment, and excessive use of skincare products can also cause poor skin.

 

Signs of Ageing or Poor Skin

When skin has aged, it is prone to problems ...

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What Dermal Filler is Right for me?

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Aging can cause our skin to lose its healthy appearance. It starts to wrinkle and lacks the volume that it once had. This happens due to the natural loss of subcutaneous fat. The skin muscles start functioning closer to the surface of the skin. The skin itself has reduced elasticity, which means that it does not return to its original position after being stretched. Therefore, when we smile, the smile lines and crow’s feet start becoming permanent.

On the ...

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Melanoma

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Melanoma is one of the top 3 dermatologic malignancies and the one of the most serious and deadly skin cancers. As opposed to more commonly occurring basal cell carcinomas and squamous cell carcinomas, melanomas can exhibit a much more unpredictable and dangerous behavior that can lead to significant morbidity and death. Melanomas are much more likely to change rapidly, invade quickly, and metastasize to other organs. Even those melanomas that are small, less invasive, and caught early, can have an ...

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8 Common Triggers of Rosacea Symptoms

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Rosacea is a skin condition in which the face, particularly around the nose and cheeks, appears pink or red. This is caused by the blood vessels underneath the skin dilating – or becoming larger and inflamed. Eventually, this can lead the skin to develop bumps or rough texture. Although the exact underlying cause of Rosacea is unknown, here are a few things that could trigger the condition:

Food. Various types of food, particularly spicy food, have been known to aggravate ...

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6 Misconceptions About Acne

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Acne is a very common skin condition that affects most people at some point in their lives. It occurs when a pore becomes blocked or clogged, allowing bacteria to grow and the pore to become inflamed. Although acne affects a large portion of the population, there are still common myths and misconceptions associated with it. Here are a few of the most popular ones:

1. Only teens get acne. Although many people see acne disappear in 20’s due to hormonal balance, ...

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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 facial muscles eventually causes the skin to wear out and crease. By weakening the contractions of the facial ...

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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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