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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

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 […]
November 17, 2019

Skin Cancer, Self-Exams, and Dermatoscopic Skin Surveillance

Skin Cancer, Self-Exams, and Dermatoscopic Skin Surveillance Discovering melanomas can be quite challenging with a naked eye for many patients. Throughout various skin cancer educational campaigns, […]
October 14, 2019

Treatment of Hives

Treatment of Hives Urticaria (hives) is a medical condition which is characterized by a presence of hives (weals) or angioedema. A weal refers to the skin-coloured or […]
August 24, 2019

Steroid Rosacea

Steroid Rosacea Steroid rosacea is a medical term given to the type of rosacea occurring on the mid-face caused by topical steroids or withdrawal from them. […]
July 28, 2019

Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) or Broadband light (BBL) Therapy.

Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) or Broadband light (BBL) Therapy. Intense pulsed light (IPL) also known as Broadband Light (BBL) therapy is a non-invasive and non-ablative treatment […]
April 28, 2019

Xanthoma (Xanthelasma).

Xanthoma (Xanthelasma). Xanthoma is a type of skin lesion which is caused by excessive presence of fat in the macrophage immune cells. Some types of xanthoma are […]