September 25, 2022

Vesicular hand and foot dermatitis

Vesicular hand dermatitis is a form of hand eczema characterised by vesicles or blisters. A similar condition can also affect feet and is called vesicular foot dermatitis.  Vesicular […]
September 5, 2022

Brown Spots and Freckles

Brown spots and freckles that appear on the sun-exposed skin are either ephelides (singular: ephelis) or lentigines. The ephelis tends to disappear in winter times while […]
August 16, 2022

Lichenoid keratosis 

Lichenoid keratosis is described as a small, inflamed macule or a thin pigmented plaque that appears solitary. It is also known as solitary lichen planus, benign […]
July 10, 2022

Skin tags

Skin tags refer to soft and harmless lesions that hang off the skin. Both males and females are equally affected. The time of development positively correlates […]
July 3, 2022

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP)

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a medical procedure that uses an increased concentration of autologous platelets suspended in a small amount of plasma after centrifugation to inject […]
June 5, 2022

Corn and Calluses

Corn and calluses refer to common skin lesions that appear as hard and thickened skin patches. It is important to distinguish between these two terms: corn […]
May 23, 2022

Solar lentigo 

Solar lentigo, also known as old age spot or senile freckle,  is a harmless patch of darkened skin that results from exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation. It […]
May 1, 2022

Keloid and Hypertrophic Scars

Keloid scar refers to a firm, smooth, and hard growth that results from spontaneous scar formation. It can appear immediately after an injury or take a […]
April 18, 2022

Photodynamic Therapy 

Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a special treatment method used for facial rejuvenation and acne treatment (mild to moderate stages). It is also widely used for superficial types of […]