February 15, 2020

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow: When to & when not to worry about Hair Loss.

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow: When to & when not to worry about Hair Loss. I recently came across a movie ‘Bala’ in which the protagonist is a young proud man who starts losing hair prematurely and goes through various anecdotal adventures including mythical solutions, makeshift solutions and finally acceptance. Although the movie to me was a socially accurate interpretation of what happens with typical patients of premature hair loss, right from loss of confidence to outright fear. I believe it did not adequately cover what a good dermatologist can do to help you reduce and prevent hair loss. So here […]
September 11, 2019

Laser Skin Rejuvenation – Harness the power of light to get a glowing beautiful skin almost instantly.

Laser Skin Rejuvenation Harness the power of light to get a glowing beautiful skin almost instantly. I come across patients who when I recommend a laser treatment start imagining a laser emitting from the ‘death star’ in ‘star wars’. Fortunately in this case, fact does deviate a lot from fiction. Lasers have been used in medical treatments for a few decades now and some of them fall under extremely safe to use devices. LASER if you must know is an acronym for “light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation” which in lay terms means a focused beam of light of […]
August 31, 2019

The Silent Killer Strikes the Skin too – Diabetes & Skin

The Silent Killer Strikes the Skin too – Diabetes & Skin Diabetes is called the silent killer because it is quite often that people miss its symptoms until it is too late. Of these symptoms the ones associated with skin are even more likely to be missed. Diabetes is characterized by an increase in blood sugar (glucose) levels beyond the norm. There is a large number of skin conditions that are associated with diabetes. Sometimes it is knowledge of these skin conditions that lead to a diagnosis of diabetes. Hence keeping a watch for these conditions is recommended to high […]