February 12, 2023

Carbon dioxide (CO2) laser treatment

The abbreviation LASER stands for light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation. It works by emitting a wavelength of high-energy light, which when focused on the […]
February 5, 2023

Viral warts

A viral wart is a very common condition that appears as a growth on the skin caused by an infection linked with human papillomavirus (HPV). A cutaneous […]
January 22, 2023

Assessment and Treatment of Psoriasis 

Psoriasis is a chronic skin inflammatory skin characterised by well-defined, red, and scaly plaques. It equally affects males and females with peaks of onset at ages 15-25 and […]
January 15, 2023


Psoriasis refers to a chronic inflammatory skin condition characterised by well-defined, red, and scaly plaques. Psoriasis affects about 2-4% of the general population regardless of gender. […]
January 3, 2023

Rosin allergy 

Rosin, also known as colophony, is a sticky substance or sap derived from pine and spruce trees. Its sticky form makes it useful in a wide […]
December 11, 2022

Male pattern hair loss

Male pattern hair loss, also known as androgenic alopecia, refers to the most common type of hair thinning and balding occurring in adult males. The condition […]
December 4, 2022


Melanoma refers to a very serious type of skin cancer caused by the uncontrolled growth of pigmented cells called melanocytes.  The basal layer, which is the […]
November 27, 2022

Plant dermatitis

Plant dermatitis, formally known as phytodermatitis, is skin inflammation caused by topical contact with a plant.  This condition can affect anyone at any age if they […]
November 20, 2022


The term “syringoma” refers to a harmless sweat duct benign growth. Usually, these benign lesions are found in clusters on the eyelids; however, they can appear […]