It helps to be the biggest team of dermatologists in the region, looking after millions of customers. We gain a wealth of insight into everything skin and hair, which we’re happy to share with you. Scroll right through for what matters most to you. It’s science made simple.

Isotretinoin: Severe Acne Treatment

Isotretinoin is a powerful medication used mainly to treat severe acne, especially certain types that cause aggravated suffering. While it can be highly effective, you’d be well advised to use extreme caution. Be especially aware of possible side effects. Although well qualified and experienced dermatologists exercise due care, no medication, least of all isotretinoin, should be taken for granted. This article aims to familiarise you with this potent medication, how it works, and what you should…

Face Your Skin

#faceyourskin Take charge. Feeling good in your own skin. Is that harder than it looks? Or easier than it sounds? Well that depends on the state your skin is in. And it could make all the difference in a competitive world where you live under social and professional scrutiny, knowing you’re being evaluated from every possible angle. Considering that power dressing begins with great skin, you’re under pressure to literally make every cell perform at peak….

Alopecia

Hair fall is normal The human body has around five million individual hairs. And a hundred thousand of those are on the head. A hair follicle is the sac from which the strand of hair grows. It anchors each strand to the skin. Cells within hair follicles divide and multiply creating fresh cells and pushing out the older dead cells to form the hair shaft. The phase when the strand grows is the active or anagen…

Vitiligo

Why the loss of colour shouldn’t mean loss of confidence Of the many skin conditions which could affect anyone of us, few cause anxiety as Vitiligo. It is important to note, however, that the condition is nothing but harmless discolouration of the skin. It would be helpful to gain a closer understanding, in order to dispel some of the myths and fears surrounding vitiligo, and also to arrive at a realistic acceptance of the condition. When…

Combination Treatments

Ever wondered what makes our treatments special? Or what our dermatologists do that makes skin respond so much better? Sure, they work with some of the most advanced technologies available anywhere in the world today, but does that alone explain the results? Together, they make up the largest team of dermatologists in the region. Could the answer be found there? Crafting begins with Combination. Let’s step back for a moment and look at the science of…

Freckles

Who would have thought that freckles could actually be a fashion accessory? Right now, they are enjoying their place in the sun, with some women flaunting them, others proudly wearing them, and the occasional ones even faking them! Freckles can be fun if you like the look. They are more common on fair skinned people with red or blonde hair, and require no treatment – only a cosmetic camouflage if you feel like concealing them. If,…

The 8 Point Facelift: filling strategic areas

Marionette lines, jowls and nasolabial folds. Sunken cheekbones and hollow eyes. Gravity has a way of weighing down on everything. The pretty heart-shaped face that lovely oval face and the cute round face. That stunning chiseled long face, that strong square face and the sharp diamond face, all lose their shape as the face loses volume and the skin sags. The wrinkles, lines, folds and creases blur out those youthful features. Let’s understand the underlying mechanism….

Rejuvenation with stem cells

The buzz around stem cells is growing. Taking the leap from laboratory to clinic and from petri dish to pharmacy shelf, a whole new approach to healing and rejuvenation has taken the world by storm. Stem cell therapies, and products derived from stem cells, hold unlimited promise for the world of health care… and skin care. What’s even more exciting is the speed with which stem cell technology has evolved to a delightful level of simplicity,…

8 Ways to Shrink Those Stretch Marks

They are long, thin and mostly parallel to one another. They start off as red or purple and gradually fade to a silvery white. Doctors often refer to them as stria, striae or, during pregnancy, striae gravidarum. And the rest of us just call them ‘stretch marks’. Stretch marks are common and rarely a sign of a medical condition, although they do cause distress of a cosmetic nature. Generally induced by excessive stretching of the skin,…

Skin DNA Testing: Looking like one in several billion

Wouldn’t it be magical to gaze into a crystal ball and see your future face look right back at you? Wouldn’t it then be even more magical to refine what that face looks like? Well, your crystal ball and magic wand are both here. Your looks are inherited. So are your skin’s unique traits. As some of the most valuable advances in science become more approachable and accessible, you have the unprecedented opportunity today to uncover…

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