@Kingsway Clinic, Matunga
@Anand Polyclinic, Matunga
@Deparment of Dermatology, K.J. Somiya Medical College, Sion, Mumbai
@B J Wadia Hospital for Children
@Nowrosjee Wadia Maternity Hospital
It is usually called ‘pimples’ and appears more commonly in adolescence. Acne involves the sebaceous glands over the face leading to skin colored solid raised lesions. Comedones are common and they can be black heads or white heads. They can get infected resulting in pus filled lesion. Comedones are common and they can be black heads or white heads. They can get infected resulting in pus filled lesion.
What are chemical peels? Chemical peeling is a procedure, where a chemical agent of a defined strength is applied to the skin, which causes a controlled destruction of the layers of the skin, without any scarring. This is followed by regeneration and remodeling, with improvement of texture and surface abnormalities. hemical peels are among the oldest and most frequently performed aesthetic procedures used for skin rejuvenation worldwide.The earliest use of preparations for peeling the skin was described in Egyptian medicine as early as 1550 BC and also mentioned in Greek and Roman literature.
Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition characterized by an unpredictable course of remissions and relapses and presence of solid elevated patches with loose silvery scales at typical sites like scalp, elbows, knees, outer aspect of limbs, palms and soles.There is frequent nail and joint involvement. Exact cause for psoriasis is unknown but many factors have been incriminated. About 30% of people with psoriasis have a family history of the condition, and certain genes have been linked to psoriasis. However, the condition will only appear if it is triggered by an environmental factor.Triggers may include stressful life events, infection with certain viruses and bacteria, skin injury, or reactions to certain medications.
Superficial fungal infections- affect the outer layers of the skin, the nails and hair. The main groups of fungi causing superficial fungal infections are:
Yeasts -candida, malassezia( P versicolor), piedra