Tag: doctor’s article

Polypodium Leucotomos: The latest Oral Sunscreen on The Block

The pathogenetic role of UV radiation in phototoxic reactions and photoallergic dermatoses such as polymorphous light eruption (PMLE) has now become axiomatic. While sun-induced acute sunburn,melanomas, and nonmelanoma skin cancers (NMSC) are the primary concerns of people with Fitzpatrick skin Types I–III, the darker ethnic population ought to have effective sun protection as well, primarily for the prevention and …

Thread Lift – An Emerging Trend

This is what I read on the internet some other day. Today this applies to men as well as women as both seem to have been bitten by “look your best” bug. Ageing and fat (specially the sudden loss of fat), are responsible for sagging skin. Gravity and pregnancy also contribute to further sagging of …

Venous Leg Ulcers: Understanding The Pathogenesis And Management Principles

Chronic leg ulcers can be defined as any ulcer on the lower leg (excluding those on the forefoot or toes) lasting for more than six weeks with no tendency of healing after three months or more.Among the various etiological factors leading to leg ulcers, venous disease is responsible for 60-70% of the cases and the …

Finally, A Non Invasive Treatment For Chin Fat, Or “Double Chin” – Kybella (Deoxycholic Acid): A Review

Chemical structure of Deoxycholic acid: Mechanism Of Action: —Deoxycholic acid is an endogenous bile acid that solubilizes dietary fat in the gut.1 Kybella contains synthetically derived deoxycholic acid. When the drug is injected into subcutaneous fat tissue, it solubilizes lipids in adipocyte membranes. The resulting cytolysis induces an inflammatory response that clears cell debris.2. Clinical Studies: — Approval …

Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy- A Newer Revolution In Skin Rejuvenation

However PRP has been used in the past by orthopedic surgeons for several years to speed up soft-tissue healing from sports injuries like ligament tear as well as to treat burn victims and patients with severe ulcers. It has been since mid-1990s as an adjunct to implant therapy in dentistry and oral surgery. The therapy …

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 . …