Optimal Skin Care Practices for Scar Prevention

In developed countries, approximately 100 million people per year experience scarring as a result of elective, therapeutic, or reparative surgical procedures. Recent surgical and technological advancements made elective surgeries and aesthetic treatments safer and more accessible to patients resulting in increased consumer demand. As the number of cosmetic procedures performed across the globe continues to rise, […]

Facts and Myths About Pores

The market is saturated with skin care products that promise the reduction of pore size and appearance, boasting claims about their ability to deep clean and minimize pores. Although not a medical concern, visible and large pores are a significant aesthetic consideration among a sizable and wide-ranging cohort of patients. While enlarged skin pores and their […]

The Role of Salt in Atopic Dermatitis and Other Allergic Reactions

Allergies are one of the most common chronic diseases, affecting up to 30% of U.S. adults. In industrial cities, the problem increases, with nearly one in three people suffering from allergies at some point in their lives. However, the rising frequency of allergies and autoimmune diseases is yet to be explained. In a recent study, […]

Preventing and Reversing Sun Damaged Skin

While the harmful effects of sun exposure are especially apparent during summer, potential sun-damage is a year-round risk. In recent years, medical professionals, health organizations, and federal agencies have advocated for an increase in sun-protectant measures. The World Health Organization has predicted “that the depletion of the ozone layer could lead to further increased rates […]