psoriasis

Psoriasis – The Facts

Psoriasis is a skin disease characterized by thick scales appearing on the skin. The affected skin becomes dry, scaly with whitish powder like appearance....
Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis also called eczema is an itchy, dry, allergic skin disorder affecting many people. It is common in children but can occur at...
leucoderma

Leucoderma – No longer a curse

A black spot on a white skin is a blessing; but a white spot on a black skin is a curse Thus spoke Omar Quayyam,...
lasers at the venkat center

The Role Of Lasers In Skin Disorders

Laser is a very pure and intense light source. When the laser light shines onto the skin, a certain target in the skin absorbs...
paronychia

Common Diseases of the Nail

Nail Disorders can occur in a number of diseases. Nail disorders may occur alone or associated with rashes. Common diseases of the nails include : ...
moles

Moles

Everyone has moles. Most people think of a mole as a dark brown spot, but moles have a wide range of appearance. At one time,...
skin warts

Viral Warts

Warts are harmless skin growths caused by a virus called human Papilloma virus. They can grow on any part of the body, like on...
pruritus

Pruritus

Pruritus is the medical word for itch. It is defined as a sensation that provokes the desire to scratch. Itching can be a significant...
TSDF: steroid creams on the market

Topical Steroid Damaged Face (TSDF)

Topical Steroid Damaged Face (TSDF) is a condition triggered by abuse/ misuse of topical Corticosteroid skin creams on face. (The shorter phrase ‘steroid’ is...
skin problems in the elderly

Common Skin Problems In The Elderly

Appearance and Texture Changes The skin is constantly renewing itself. New cells are formed on the lower layer of skin which slowly move upward. By...