February 4, 2020

Food for Skin

Food for thought…err…Food for Skin Myths – Half Truths – Absolute Truths   While I generally detest clichés, it is hard to not start this article with the phrase “You are what you eat.” While I would like to profess this about your skin too, I must admit that this is at best a half-truth. Over these years I have had a considerable number of patients who have come to me with a skin condition that does not remit even after them having sworn off meat, vegetables, dairy… you name it. It has always been an uphill battle for dermatologists […]
December 16, 2019

Age is Just a Number You Choose – Anti Ageing Treatments that are trending: Part 2

Age is Just a Number You Choose – Anti Ageing Treatments that are trending Continuing with my previous post, I thought it would be a good idea to create a post which kind of acts like a quick reference guide for all my patients who are seeking anti-ageing treatments. I always find it pertinent that whenever I write such an article to mention; that before you engage in an anti-ageing treatment always focus on two things: Am I living a healthy lifestyle? As there are no substitutes for this. Do I need this help? On this, I want to assure […]
October 18, 2019

Smoking: Don’t Suffocate Your Skin

An ode to the smoking victims – By a Dermatologist   “It did not keep him warm in the cold It just made him look old It was a fine way to become ugly While still believing that it felt so lovely Not just on the outside But a good way to rot you inside In time, more he would know Of the cancer and so much woe But for now his skin began to wrinkle And his eyes lost their twinkle His lips and eyes were a shade too black His nails began to crack and his mane had […]