Accutane: Weighing Real Risks and Real Benefits
Isotretinoin has dramatically changed all that. Over the last two decades, millions of people all over the world have successfully and safely used isotretinoin to clear their resistant acne. Perhaps more importantly, isotretinoin has converted thousands of reclusive and very unhappy patients with unsightly faces, into clear-skinned and self-confident individuals.
BOTOX® for Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)
Hyperhidrosis is a condition of excessive sweating that usually involves the sweat glands of the hands, feet and underarms.
Cantharone Treatment of Warts and Molluscum Contagiosum
Molluscum contagiosum is a viral infection caused by a virus from the poxvirus family. The lesions appear as round, dome-shaped, pink, waxy papules (solid bumps) on the skin.
Consultation on Lodose Isotretinoin
Lodose Isotretinoin is a therapy plan where very low doses of the medicine are given for long periods of time. Because so little medicine is used, there are rarely any side-effects such as dryness or skin irritation. It is important to remember that this use is considered off-label.
JAK inhibitor cream for Vitiligo and Alopecia
Ruxolitinib is an oral medicine used to treat blood cell problems. Tofacitinib is an oral medicine used to treat arthritic diseases like rheumatoid arthritis. They are both in the JANUS kinase (JAK) inhibitor family.
Liquid Injectable Silicone and Facial Lipoatrophy
Lipoatrophy is the loss of fat from body parts and facial lipoatrophy is the loss of fat in the face with no similar loss of fat in arms and upper part of trunk. One of the most common causes for facial lipoatrophy is anti-HIV treatment.
Narrowband UVB Phototherapy-Light Therapy
Phototherapy or light therapy involves regular, but brief exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light with specially designed light emitting equipment.
Options for the Treatment of Hyperhidrosis
Hyperhidrosis is a condition where there is excessive sweating without provocation. We normally sweat when we are nervous or stressed, but this slows down or stops when we become calm.
Permanent Depigmentation for Vitiligo
Vitiligo is a skin condition that causes depigmented patches on any part of the body. The melanin pigment (produced by melanocytes which are responsible for color of skin) may be destroyed in vitiligo affected patients
Platelet-Rich Plasma for Alopecia Areata and Telogen Effluvium
Alopecia Areata and Telogen Effluvium are reversible types of hair-loss induced by inflammation. It has now been shown that these entities improved more with platelet-rich plasma (PRP) than with injected cortisone
Pseudocatalase Therapy for Vitiligo
Pseudocatalase is a synthetic topical cream used in the treatment of vitiligo
Scenesse for Erythropoietic Protoporphyria
SCENESSE is a medicine that contains the active substance afamelanotide. Afamelanotide is a synthetic form of a body hormone called alpha-melanocyte stimulating hormone (α-MSH). Afamelanotide works like the natural hormone, helping skin cells produce eumelanin, which is a brown-black type of melanin pigment in the body.
Scenesse Implant for Vitiligo and EPP
SCENESSE is a medicine that contains the active substance afamelanotide. Afamelanotide is a synthetic form of a body hormone called alpha-melanocyte stimulating hormone (α-MSH). Afamelanotide works in a way like the natural hormone, by making skin cells produce eumelanin, which is a brown-black type of melanin pigment in the body.
Staged CO2 Laser Marsupialization For Hidradenitis Suppurativa
We offer staged CO2 laser marsupialization surgery to treat persistent individual lesions of Hidradenitis Suppurativa, as well as the interconnected paths and scarring masses.
Spironolactone Therapy for Recalcitrant Acne
Acne is a skin condition which causes whiteheads, blackheads, and inflamed red lesions to form on the skin. Recalcitrant acne is a condition where acne does not respond to any of the common treatments.
Squaric Acid Therapy for Alopecia
Alopecia is the loss of hair. There are two types of alopecia, alopecia areata and androgenic alopecia.
Squaric Acid Therapy for Warts
Squaric acid dibutyl ester, commonly called squaric acid, is used to treat warts in children. Squaric acid is a very dilute liquid that causes a mild allergic reaction in the skin.
Therapy for Keloids with Immunomodulators
Keloids are excessive growths of scar tissue that form over areas of injury or surgical wounds.
Treatment with Isotretinoin for Severe or Unresponsive Acne
Acne is one of the common skin conditions that usually cause pimples. It affects both men and women and is more common in teenagers because of hormonal changes. Acne appears on the body parts where oil is secreted in larger quantities and is common on the face, back, neck, eyebrows, shoulders, and chest areas.
Understanding Off-label Use of Prescription Medicines
When a pharmaceutical company develops a new drug, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will approve it for one disease, called an indication. However, medicines have more than one effect.
Vitiligo Minigraft Surgery
Vitiligo is a skin condition of hypopigmentation causing development of light color patches or spots on the skin. Vitiligo may occur on all body parts but more often on hands, forearms, feet, and face.
Warts - Kissed Any Frogs Today?
Warts are harmless outgrowths on the skin caused by human papilloma virus (HPV) infection