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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
March 27, 2022

Chemical Resurfacing (Peel)

Chemical peel refers to a medical procedure that consists of applying one or more chemicals onto the skin, targeting the damaged cells, “burning them”, and facilitating […]
January 23, 2022

Fragrance Allergy

Fragrance allergy is one form of allergic contact dermatitis caused by a fragrance chemical.   Fragrances and perfumes can either be synthesized or derived from a natural extract. They […]
January 16, 2022

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 due to abnormal […]
January 9, 2022

Post-Surgical procedure skin and wound care

The proper post-surgical procedure skin and wound care are essential during the recovery period: this helps to minimize the scar and improve the cosmetic outcome. Stratamed […]
May 24, 2021


Melanoma refers to a very serious type of skin cancer caused by the uncontrolled growth of melanocytes (also known as pigmented cells).  The outer layer of […]
February 7, 2021

Facial Psoriasis

Facial Psoriasis Facial psoriasis refers to a chronic skin condition in which face is affected by one or more persistent, thickened, red, and dry patches. Psoriasis […]