What is the role of circumcision in the prevention of HPV? The prevalence of both high risk and low risk HPV strains is significantly lower in circumcised men when compared to uncircumcised men. Circumcised men do not develop genital warts or condyloma as frequently as uncircumcised men. The partners of circumcised men have a lower […]

Botox® Cosmetic

Approved Uses BOTOX® Cosmetic is a prescription medicine that is injected into muscles and used to temporarily improve the look of both moderate to severe crow’s feet lines and frown lines between the eyebrows in adults. IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION BOTOX® Cosmetic may cause serious side effects that can be life threatening. Get medical help right […]

Stretch marks – not marks for life

There are a number of causes that a person may start to see stretch marks. The primary cause in woman is Pregnancy while their skin is being physically stretched, but hormonal factors may also be an aspect . Men can also see stretch marks when they gain or lose weight very quickly. Children during growth […]

Good advice for Acne Beginners

We are covered in skin. It’s actually an organ. If you’re reading this as a parent or you might be between 10 and 13 years old, stumbled upon this piece and you woke up seeing some white or black dots on your face, there are few things to know. First dealing with Acne is something […]

The Dangers of UV light and Age Spots

We love to the summer and relaxing on a hot summer’s day on the beach or just out and about. We know, when we got to the beach to put sunscreen on but just relaxing in the hot sun does not usually get us to put on cream. When it’s not summer and the sun […]

How to Treat Your Molluscum Contagiosum

Finding bumps on your body can be strange for many people. If you’re older you probably thinking what else it could be apart from Acne. As the options dwindle, the doctor will probably be able to tell you if its molluscum contagiosum or not. Molluscum contagiosum is an STD and can go away on ts […]

Studies Shows Issue with Scars

Scars can be an uncomfortable addition to our bodies and if they are placed in a conspicuous place it doesn’t help matters. The physiological effects of scaring whatever the cause are well known, caused by memory of the origin of the scaring and awareness of the ugliness of the form on the skin. The physiological […]

Dealing with Alopecia Areata

What Causes It? Alopecia Areata is caused by white blood cells attacking the cells in the hair follicles. Since the cells have been destroyed air products decreases very quickly at the patient looses their hair. Cells are replaced and interestingly do not get attacked by the white blood cells so there is always a chance, […]

Eczema and Keeping It Under Control

Eczema is a full time job on its own and apart from the help and support of your dermatologist and doctor a daily schedule is essential to keeping it under control. For most people leaving adolescents behind and becoming an adult will signal the end of eczema. Knowing the things that you need to change […]

Tinea Versicolor

It seems like we share our environment with fungi as well as germs and other harmful elements. Fungi can easily find itself on our skin and rapidly grow in the right environment. As they grow it can develops into an infection on the skin. Tinea versicolor comes in the form of small, flat spots on […]