ACNE VULGARIS

Posted on July 31st, 2014

Acne vulgaris accounts for over 80% of all dermatology outpatient consultations. This disease usually affects men and women in their teens and twenties. However, in 1% of the population, people aged 40 and above are afflicted with acne. Acne is a chronic inflammatory disease brought about by increased sebum production, leading t...


Rosacea

Posted on April 21st, 2014

A chronic disorder of the face that affects the blond vessels and pilosebaceous follicles, with acute inflammatory episodes

Diagnostic features:

√ erythematous eruptions with telangiectasia
√ acute episodes with papules, pustules, and some degree of smelling
√ usually the llesions are located on the center of the ...


DERMAL FILLERS: reading between the lines (and wrinkles…)

Posted on December 4th, 2013

Perhaps due to the immediate results and instant patient gratification, injecting dermal fillers is one of my favorite dermatologic procedures. Since 1981, when bovine collagen, the first injectable substance for soft-tissue augmentation was approved by the US-FDA, the science and understanding of dermal fillers has continued to evolve and prog...