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April 11, 2020

Teledermatology: How to take appropriate photos for online appointment

Teledermatology: How to take appropriate photos for online appointment Centre for Medical and Surgical Dermatology offers covered by the OHIP scheduled Virtual Dermatology (online) appointments. Along […]
April 5, 2020

Excisional Biopsy of Skin Lesions

Excisional Biopsy of Skin Lesions Excisional biopsy is the term used for describing the removal of skin lesion(s) by completely cutting them out of the affected […]
March 22, 2020

COVID-19 and Teledermatology

COVID-19 and Teledermatology In response to the COVID-19 , Centre for Medical and Surgical Dermatology does everything to keep its patients and staff safe. The in […]
March 1, 2020

Chemical peel

Chemical peel Chemical peel refers to a medical procedure that consists of applying one or more chemicals to the skin, targeting the damaged cells, “burning them”, […]
February 24, 2020

Terra firma-forme dermatosis

Terra firma-forme dermatosis Terra firma-forme dermatosis refers to the benign skin disorder characterized by dirty-appearing areas on the skin. These areas are not actually dirty, but […]
February 17, 2020

Actinic Keratosis

Actinic Keratosis Actinic Keratosis (AK) refers to a scaly spot formed on the sun-damaged skin. It is also known as solar keratosis. Actinic Keratosis is considered […]
January 27, 2020

Acne

Acne Acne refers to a common skin disorder that affects hair follicles and sebaceous glands, resulting in expansion and blockage of the follicle and overall inflammation […]
January 19, 2020

Photodynamic Therapy

Photodynamic Therapy Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a special treatment used for facial rejuvenation and acne treatment (mild to moderate stages). It is also widely used for […]
January 12, 2020

Keloid and Hypertrophic Scars

Keloid and Hypertrophic Scars Keloid scar refers to a firm, smooth, and hard growth that results from the spontaneous scar formation. It can appear almost right […]