Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune condition that causes the rapid build-up of skin cells. This build-up of cells causes scaling on the skin’s surface with inflammation and redness around the scales. Scales typically develop on joints, such as elbows and knees. They may develop anywhere on the body, including
Birthmarks are colored marks on the skin that are present at birth or develop soon after. There are two main types of birthmarks, vascular and pigmented. Vascular Birthmarks (often red, purple or pink) are caused by abnormal blood vessels in or under the skin. Vascular birthmarks often occur in
Hyaluronic acid fillers are widely used due to their high levels of safety and reliability. Hyaluronic acid is a natural substance which can be found in every living organism. As a result, it is biocompatible and side-effects are very rare. Products which use hyaluronic acid include Perlane, Restylane, Belotero,
Sagging skin, wrinkles and fine lines create the most obvious signs of facial aging. Typically, lines first appear where the skin has a natural tendency to fold or crease as a result of a person’s most dominant facial expressions. With advancing age, the natural lines of the face eventually
The skin around the eyes can be one of the first areas to show the signs of aging. If you feel your eyes are showing the effects of aging with lack of volume and sagging or wrinkled skin, there are solutions which can easily counteract this. Dermal fillers under
One thing that all types of dermal cancers have in common is that early detection is key. Cancer screenings are vital, as is reporting any unusual or new moles to your dermatologist. The earlier your dermal cancer is detected, the more likely you and your doctor can develop an
Our skin is the largest of our human organs. Not only does our skin give us our appearance and shape, it also serves crucial functions such as regulating our body temperature and acting as a shield to protect us from environmental irritants, bacteria, heat and cold. Unfortunately, our skin
Botox is a prescription medication approved for several different uses. Although the drug is well known for its ability to improve the appearance of facial lines and wrinkles, it is also approved for treating other conditions. Botox injections work by weakening or paralyzing certain muscles or by blocking certain
Micro needling is a popular skin rejuvenation and anti-aging treatment. Micro needling is a minimally invasive procedure that involves puncturing the skin with tiny, sterile micro needles to promote the production of collagen and elastin in the skin. The concept of micro needling is based upon the skin’s ability
Moles are a common type of growth on the skin. They often appear as small brown spots and are caused by clusters of pigmented cells. Moles can develop anywhere on your body, including your scalp, armpits and between your fingers and toes. Moles are usually removed if they are