Vitiligo

What is vitiligo? Vitiligo is a long-term skin condition characterized by the loss of pigment-producing cells called melanocytes in certain areas of the skin. This results in the development of white patches or depigmented areas on the skin, which can vary in size and shape. Vitiligo can affect any part of the body, and its exact cause is not fully understood.  What is the cause of vitiligo? The exact cause of vitiligo is not fully […]

Skin tag removal

What is skin tag? A skin tag, medically known as acrochordon, is a small, soft, benign (non-cancerous) growth that typically appears on the skin’s surface. These growths are usually flesh-coloured or slightly darker and can vary in size from a few millimetres to several centimetres. Skin tags are common and can occur in various parts of the body but are most often found in areas where the skin folds or rubs against itself, such as […]

Rosacea

What is rosacea? Rosacea is a prevalent, persistent condition that primarily affects the central area of the face, including the forehead, cheeks, nose, and chin. It commonly occurs in middle-aged individuals of both genders. Symptoms of rosacea include the presence of red or yellow pustules, continuous redness, itchy and red eyes, and the potential development of a bumpy, enlarged nose. People with rosacea often experience heightened skin sensitivity and are prone to easy blushing.  What […]

Psoriasis

What is psoriasis? Psoriasis is a prevalent inflammatory condition characterized by pink-red, scaly patches that can appear on the scalp, face, and body. It may also be accompanied by nail abnormalities and joint discomfort, known as psoriatic arthritis.  What causes psoriasis? Psoriasis is a complex autoimmune condition in which the immune system mistakenly targets healthy skin cells, leading to accelerated skin cell growth. While the exact cause is not fully understood, genetics play a significant […]

Pigmentation

Skin pigmentation refers to the natural coloration of the skin, which is determined by the amount and type of pigment, primarily melanin, produced in the skin’s cells. Melanin is responsible for the range of skin tones in individuals and helps protect the skin from the harmful effects of ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun. Variations in pigmentation can result from genetic factors, sun exposure, hormonal changes, or skin conditions. Skin pigmentation disorders can manifest as […]