June 28, 2022

A Technology Filled Day in the Life of a Dermatologist

A technology filled day in the life of a dermatologist The first medical devices and tools can be traced back to the Neolithic period around 700 BC. Since then, the need of human beings to improve the quality and span of our lives has ensured the early adoption of technology to this field. It is now in such a state that every facet of a visit to a doctor’s clinic is flush with technology. I have been a practicing dermatologist for more than a decade and find that I need to keep up with the changes in medical technology on […]
June 20, 2022
skin care

Does your skin type really matter for creating a skincare routine?

Does your skin type really matter for creating a skincare routine? By Dr. Sejal Saheta – MD, DNB – Skin Specialist, Inurskn, Mumbai. The other day a patient actually came back to me stating that “I have combination skin and yet you have prescribed me a moisturizer suitable for dry skin. I think you have made a mistake!” This ofcourse led to a very long conversation with the patient and eventually this article. A lot has been written on how your skin type plays into your skincare routine. This in my opinion is a half truth at best. While your […]
May 19, 2022

Night Time Serum Selection

Effective Tips for Selecting a Night Time Skin Care Product One of the fundamental things to understand about the difference between morning and evening skincare routine is the fact that while your morning routine is largely about the protection of skin and prevention of any damage from sun exposure and environmental factors, your evening routine is about repair and restoration of the health of your skin. Like much of your body, your skin too naturally repairs itself in the night while you sleep. A good night time skin care routine goes a long way in helping the natural repair and […]
April 28, 2022

Eye Creams – Elixirs or Placebos?

Eye Creams – Elixirs or Placebos? The science and facts about eye creams. Why do you look so tired all the time? Your eyes make you look much older than you are. Have you been crying? These are some of the questions and statements that a lot of my patients come across on a daily level. And one of the primary reasons for these statements is the condition of the skin around their eyes. And obviously, with a problem so prolific, there are just a whole lot of over the counter solutions available that promise miracles. To truly understand if […]