As state medical boards and legislatures propose regulations to restrict surgeries performed in physicians? offices, two new studies report such action would have little impact on the overall patient safety of medically necessary procedures.
What?s a four letter word for a skin condition that affects nearly 80 percent of the population in various forms and can cause considerable emotional stress? If you answered acne, then you hit this hard-to-treat condition on the head. While a more difficult question might have been how to treat acne, dermatologists are at the forefront of using laser technology to stop acne in its tracks – and prevent the acne scars that are often a result.
As we age, our faces begin to show the effects of gravity, sun exposure and years of facial muscle movement, such as smiling, chewing and squinting.
American women spend 4.3 billion dollars a year on skin care products that just don’t work.
Unevenly distributed melanin (pigmentation) occurs due to exposure to the sun. Freckle appear early in life, increase in number during summer months and fade in winter. People who have a fine textured skin and a fair complexion usually get freckles.
Parents and physicians should exercise caution when choosing skin care products for use on allergic children. Many contain ingredients to which children may be sensitive, such as milk, wheat and nuts, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.
There is no shortage of creams and lotions that promise to make your skin glow, but ingredients from the kitchen cupboard are equally effective. Manisha Jain, author of Natural Remedies and Plants for Health, offers some home remedies for skincare: