Rosacea

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Rosacea is a type of inflammatory disorder which is chronic where the central areas of the face turns red most likely because of enlarged blood vessels under the skin. In some cases, Rosacea resembles acne (it was at one point known as adult acne or acne rosacea). The absence of either white heads or blackheads […]

Acne

Saturday, May 14th, 2011

Acne is a chronic skin disease caused by inflammation of the sebaceous (oil) glands in the skin hair follicles, which produces skin blemishes. The pimples usually occur on the back, neck, face, chest, and shoulders. People with acne usually have different types of blemishes, such as white bumps, white-heads, which appear on the skin as […]

Keratosis Pilaris

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Keratosis Pilaris is a disorder, where dead cells shed from the skin’s upper layer and create plugs that fill hair follicle openings. The plugs result in pointed, small pimples to break out, usually, on the buttocks, thighs, and upper arms. The face can also break, especially, in children. Individuals, who have Keratosis Pilaris, are most […]

Psoriasis

Monday, March 14th, 2011

Psoriasis is a recurring, chronic disease characterized by various-sized plaques (or raised patches) and silvery scaling bumps. An abnormal high growth rates and skin cells turnover results in scaling. Rapid cell growth reason is unknown, but immune mechanism suggests to play role. Psoriasis frequently runs in families. The disease is common, affecting 2 to 4% […]

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