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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

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 […]