Skin Conditions

skin redness

Skin Redness

Laser treatments for skin redness Our licensed skin and laser practitioners provide precision laser treatments for today’s most common skin redness aesthetic and dermatologic red skin concerns to quickly give you a clean, clear and even complexion. Most treatments only take a few minutes. Q: What is excel V™? A: excel V™ is the most advanced […]

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acne scarring

Acne Scars

Q: What are acne scars? Acne scars are scars that were formed in an area where acne breakouts penetrated the skin deeply and the body was unable to properly take care of the problem, either by producing too much or too little collagen. Q: Who can get acne scars? Anyone with a strong acne breakout

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telangiectasia

Telangiectasia

Q: What is telangiectasia? Telangiectasia is a condition in which blood vessels widen, causing small red or purple clusters to appear gradually on the skin. These are usually spidery in appearance; hence, the nickname off ‘spider veins’. Q: Are you likely to experience telangiectasia? The exact cause of telangiectasia is unknown, but it’s believed to

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sunburn

Sunburn

Q: What is a sunburn? Sunburn is a burn caused by overexposure of the skin to ultraviolet radiation. These radiation burns commonly occur when we spend too much time in the sun. Q: How likely are you to get sunburned? Anyone can get sunburned, but some people have less resistant skin. Q: What are the

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sun spots

Sunspot

Q: What is a sunspot? A sunspot is a small darkened brown spot that appears on the skin after long exposure to the sun. Once they start to appear, they’ll get darker with more sun exposure. Q: Are you likely to develop sunspots? It depends upon your skin and how exposed you are to the

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pigmentation

Pigmentation

Q: What is pigmentation? Pigmentation/hyperpigmentation is the abnormal colouring of a person’s skin in certain areas, usually small patches. It can, however, also cover large areas of the body. It is caused by too much melanin on the surface of the skin. Q: Are you likely to have pigmentation? Pigmentation is caused by excessive production

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skin flushing

Skin Flushing

Q: What is skin flushing? Skin flushing is the rapid reddening of the neck, face or upper chest. More often than not, this reddening is accompanied by feelings of warmth. Skin flushing is also known as blushing. Q: Are you likely to experience skin flushing? Most likely, at some point in your life, you already

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skin bruising

Bruise

Q: What is a bruise? We’ve all seen these before. Bruises are blue and black marks that usually appear on the skin due to trauma from a blow or a cut. Bruises appear because tiny blood vessels called capillaries burst and the blood gets trapped below the surface, hence causing the bruise. Q: How likely

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seb derm

Seborrheic Dermatitis

Q: What is seborrheic dermatitis? Seborrheic dermatitis, also known as seborrhoea, is a long-term, non-contagious condition that mainly affects oily areas and the scalp.  It causes scaly patches, red skin and dandruff. Q: Are you likely to get seborrheic dermatitis? The exact cause of seborrheic dermatitis is yet unknown, but causes have been narrowed down

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