Month: February 2016

  • 27 Feb 2016
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A Warty Issue

A multitude of therapeutic strategies for treatment of warts exist, with no one therapy universally preferred. Location, size, type and number of warts merit consideration of therapy, while choosing a therapeutic modality along with patient pain tolerance, patient preference and physician preference. The immune response of the host to HPV is important for resistance to …

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Fractional Co2 Vs Other Modalities In Stretch Marks : 2 Year Perspective Of Arv Aesthetics, Gurgaon

They may also be influenced by hormonal changes associated with puberty, pregnancy, body building, obesity, crushing’s syndrome, marfan syndrome, hormone replacement therapy and misuse of oral and topical steroids as well as that of protein supplements. Both genders may be affected though females are a bit more prone to it By definition they are dermal …

Biologics and Biosimilars

Biological therapies §  are recombinant molecules, derived from the genetic sequences of existing living organisms §  are often similar or identical to proteins produced  by the human body §  are generally administered by injection §  have very specific molecular targets (e.g. receptors, cytokines) Nomenclature: biologics ending with different words have different meaning suggesting source . …

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Dermoscopy – A Third Eye For Dermatologist

The use of this technique provides a valuable aid in diagnosing pigmented skin lesions; hair disorders, inflammatory and others skin diseases. Dermatoscopic evaluation shows specific or non specific pattern of diseases which can be co-related with clinical history and examination to reach final diagnosis. Need for dermatoscope is not a novel approach in dermatology. Hand …

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Low Level Laser Therapy For Management Of Hair Loss

•       LLLT was discovered serendipitously in the 1960s when mice irradiated with a low fluence red laser grew hair. •       It traditionally uses infrared rays which are non-invasive and cause non-thermal biostimulation of the hair. •       Light source used here is an LED device or light energy below a specific energy threshold with a specific …

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Plant Derived Anti-Androgens

Anti-androgen medications are used to treat signs of hyperandrogenism, including skin and hair disorders like acne, seborrhoea,  hirsutism,  androgenic alopecia and hidradenitis suppurativa. Anti-androgen therapy may bock androgen receptor, reduce adrenal androgen production, reduce ovarian androgen production, reduce pituitary production of prolactin, inhibit 5-alpha reductase or reduce insulin resistance. Current Anti-Androgen Therapies Cyproterone acetate is a synthetically derived steroid …