New research, advanced techniques and improved devices introduced to the market can make coming up with an informed decision quite difficult and time consuming, so we hope that this key information, combined with your dermatologist’s advice, will help you to make a decision. Continue reading How to Select Your Fractional Laser Treatment ?
Our skin colour is made from colour forming cells called melanin. Melanin is produced by melanocytes in a process called melanogenesis. Melanin is made within small membrane bound packages called melanosomes.
As they become full of melanin, they are transferred to keratinocytes (skin cells which eventually die and shed away). Continue reading The Truth about Pigmentation Problems and How to Manage
Some of the most popular anti aging face treatments performed around the world are botulinum toxin type A and dermal filler treatments. Millions of procedures are carried out regularly to reduce the appearance of wrinkles. In this article we will discuss these two treatments. Continue reading Dermal Fillers Benefits
Life can seem terribly unkind when after years of struggling with acne, you are left with scarring – a constant reminder of what was once there. Acne scarring can develop in a number of ways for different skin types and different acne types. Continue reading First acne now scarring, what can I do?
Life expectancy doubled in the last century and women still continue to outlive men. It means that women in the developed world entering the post-menopausal generation can look forward on average to a third of their life ahead of them. The menopause is particularly challenging. Continue reading Good Skin Following The Menopause
What is Vitiligo?
Vitiligo is when pigmentation is loss from the skin. It is thought that this is mainly due to the body’s own immune system attacking the colour forming cells called the melanocyte.
No-one wants their holiday ruined by sunburn. It can be very painful, and in severe cases cause you to feel really unwell with a fever. If you suspect you are seriously unwell or your sunburn is infected you should seek medical attention immediately.
Treating your sunburn in the right way can quickly improve how you feel by drawing the heat out of the burn faster and by improving that itching and burning that keeps you locked up indoors and unable to sleep. Continue reading How to heal sunburn fast