Dermatalk – Doctors’ Article

  • 6 Nov 2017
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Childhood Vitiligo

Vitiligo is a skin condition characterized by patches of skin losing their pigmentation, due to the destruction of the pigment producing melanocytes. This disease affects an estimated 1-3% of the world’s population, and has a strong familial association. Half the patients first recognize Vitiligo before 20 years of age, when it often appears in an …

  • 5 Nov 2017
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Complication And Management In Hair Transplant

ABSTRACT:  Surgical complications in hair transplant are at times a serious matter. After a follow up for one year post operation, following were the complications: Post operation edema, puriritis, numbness, paraesthesia, bleeding, wide donor scar, sterile folliculitis. Good communication between patient and surgeon, complete clinical and lab assessment of patient, accurate surgical technique trained surgical …

  • 5 Nov 2017
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STRIP Versus FUE Consideration

We have two excellent methods of harvesting donor hair follicles in hair restoration surgery. With follicular unit transplantation (FUT), more correctly described as the strip harvesting method, a narrow piece of scalp (typically 1cm or wider) is excised from the donor region. Surgical assistants dissect the strip with stereo microscope and result is the production …

  • 5 Nov 2017
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Trichology: An Overview

Today’s world is inching towards more of a cosmetic era. Hair is considered a major aesthetic display feature of human appearance. Today hair loss or thinning is a common complaint in clinical practice. The impact of hair loss on a patient confidence varies and they seek medical advice most frequently nowadays as there are profound …

  • 5 Nov 2017
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Latest In Hair Growth Supplement & DHT Blocker

Due to increased awareness of the sexual side effects of Finasteride and Dutasteride because of internet, people think that these medicines many lead to impotency. The truth of the matter is that the decrease in the libido is 0.05% and that is also temporary side effect. But all said and done, we cannot deny the negative …

  • 5 Nov 2017
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Practicing Evidence- Based Cosmetic Dermatology

“That which can be asserted without evidence can be dismissed without evidence” – Christopher Hitchens Sherlock Holmes, Hercule Poirot and Byomkesh Bakshi. Three great fictitious detectives gave us hours of on-the-edge reading with one single-minded task- the quest for evidence. The word ‘evidence’ is derived from Latin (evident= obvious to the eye or mind). Webster …