February 2011

Treatment For Actinic Keratosis

February 28, 2011

Treatment For Actinic Keratosis Actinic keratosis is considered to be the most common precancerous skin disease. This occurs all over the world, depending on the location and the type of skin the person has. Actinic keratosis develops in a lot of Caucasians because of their fair skin type. The rate is higher with men because [...]

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Melasma

February 24, 2011

Melasma Melasma is a skin condition where the skin discolors to black or tan. This skin conditions affects various body parts. It mostly affects the lips, forehead, cheeks and the nose. It is not cancerous and therefore causes no health hazard. Melasma is also referred to as chloasma or pregnancy mask and it appears on [...]

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Causes Of Hyperpigmentation

February 21, 2011

Hyperpigmentation refers to any condition in which the skin forms dark patches or areas of the skin darken in contrast to the surrounding skin. Most people associate hyperpigmentation with exposure to the sun only but it has many causes and comes in many forms.

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Pigmentation Of The Skin

February 18, 2011

Skin pigmentation can occur in many forms and because of very many reasons. This may probably involve red patches, birthmarks, or an abrupt fluctuation in skin pigmentation. Injuries, infections or a lack of balance in the pigmentation managing substance melanin may bring about skin discoloration.

Most skin disorders are a cosmetic concern as compared to medical issues and it is advisable to have your skin analyzed by a doctor to determine what the real root of the discoloration might be. It is also good to visit a doctor so that they may be able to determine that the problem is not a potentially dangerous or harmful condition such as vitamin deficiency.

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Seborrheic Keratosis Removal

February 17, 2011

Seborrheic keratosis is benign skin growths that appear on the surface of the skin. Unlike most skin growths, it appears on the top layer of the skin barely stuck and causes itching sometimes. Since it is a benign skin growth, it is not necessary to remove them though people do so for cosmetic reasons.

Several methods and cream can help in seborrheic keratosis removal. Most of these methods have been tried and tested and considered to be very effective.

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Remove Age Spots

February 16, 2011

Age spots are skin discolorations that normally occur on the neck, hands and face of persons 40 years old and above. Age spots are harmless and are usually brown or yellow in color. Although not a health concern, ages spots can be annoying as it is one of the visible signs of aging. Ages spots are also commonly called as lentigines, liver spots or sun spots.

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Keratosis Treatment

February 15, 2011

Exposure to the UV rays of the sun does not only result in sunburn, it can also lead to keratosis and skin cancer later in the future. Especially when the individual refuses to deal with the situation early. UV radiation damaged skin often appears dull, wrinkled, old and blotchy with pigmentation or liver spots. If your skin has turned out to be itchy, then you need to seek the help of a dermatologist as it is likely you have developed actinic keratosis. There are several ways through which you can deal with sun damaged skin.

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Risk Factors For Developing Liver Spots

February 14, 2011

There are several major contributors to the development or aggravation of liver spots on the skin. The sun being the primary source of liver spots should be avoided before , during and after treatment if the infections. Liver spots themselves are flat benign natured pigmented masks on the skin. Over exposure to sunlight will make melanin to produce itself at a faster rate and they clog together to form pigments on the outer surface of the skin. It may be difficult to wear protective clothings while in water, however putting on a hat while on the beach or outdoors will help a lot in avoiding liver spot development.

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Age Spot Removal Cream

February 11, 2011

New studies have concluded that age spot removal cream can work perfectly well for clearing brown spots, alternatively known as liver spots from the skin. Researchers who made this studied declared that creams containing specific active ingredients are capable of achieving total clearance of both liver spots and age spots in more than 80% of individuals on which the cream is applied. A more effective and non-destructive approach is to stay away from extreme sunlight rays and protect one’s skin with sunscreen – this can increase the continued success of sun spot and age spot removal by an incredible 90-100%.

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Actinic Keratosis & Sun Damage

February 10, 2011

There are many skin conditions that exist as a result of of over exposure to the sun. Some of them may be harmless such as age spots, liver spots or pigmentation while others may need medical attention immediately. One such skin condition is keratosis. This condition comes about after keratin production has been triggered to increase by one cause or the other. This causes the skin to become hard and rough. Keratosis appears in many forms and one of them is actinic keratosis.

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