An ingrown toenail (unguis incarnates, onychocryptosis) is a common condition and it happens when the edges or corners of the nail grow into the skin next to the nail and sever the skin. It can be painful, causing redness, swelling and sometimes infection. It generally affects the big toe, either on one or both sides of the toe. Though smaller in size, ingrown toenails can have great ramifications when considering the amount of pain they inflict and the frequency of the problem. When the pain due to ingrown toenails is severe or spreading, it will be necessary to see the doctor,
Unnecessary hair growth and hair at unwanted places has always been a concern for both men and women. We spend a significant amount of time and money to remove hair from our face, arms and legs and different body parts. The conventional methods of hair removal like waxing, tweezing, sugaring, depilatories, and electrolysis are time-consuming, agonizing, and also expensive. Since the past decade, Laser hair treatment has been used as a cosmetic treatment with increasing popularity. It is performed by dermatologists across the world and can successfully reduce unwanted hair permanently with mini
Lipomas are benign fatty tumors and are remarkably common. However, it’s very tough to say if they are really common or really, really common. Medical experts claim that one in 1,000 people will develop one of the small fat-based nodules. But, National Health Service in the United Kingdom experts reveals that one in 100 people. So, let’s just say they are quite common. Epidemiology and Etiology of lipomas Lipoma is a soft, fatty lump beneath the skin that occurs due to an overgrowth of fat cells. Doctors consider lipomas to be benign tumors, meaning it is not cancerous. There is
The word acne almost gives a nightmare to people. Just imagine, waking up in the morning and finding your face covered with red pimples all over! Isn’t that horrible? Acnes are not only ugly but they are continuous and painful if grown one after other. Acnes are common pimples that grow on the skin when the face is oily and the pores are blocked. Mostly these happen during teenage due to hormonal changes in the body, for many, this continues appearing even in the middle age. The oil glands in the face are connected to the pore of the face. When the follicles get clogged up, pimples appe
Dark circles under the eye often bring trouble to our dreams of having a pretty clear face. These dark circles spoil the skin tone of that area and on above all that, it makes you look older which is really embarrassing for young people. Another fact is that dark circles can develop from a very young age. While lack of sleep is regarded as the main cause, there are many other causes which are responsible for the development of dark circles under the eye. Causes of Dark Circles There are a number of reasons that cause dark circles. Some of the causes are: Dark circles can be an inherited
Hydra peels/ Jet peelsHydra peel is a revolutionary, advanced and non-invasive skin treatment that is suitable for all skin types in all seasons. It involves exfoliation of the skin and administration of vitamins directly into the skin using high pressurized oxygen system. It gives outstanding results with a diverse range of aesthetic solutions. Polishes the skin Buffs away fine lines and wrinkles Gives a more youthful glow to the skin Hydrated skin infused with nutrients Smoother and firmer skin Reduced appearance of deeper, darker scars or age spots MicrodermabrasionMicrodermabras
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is concentrated blood plasma. It contains about 3-5 times the number of platelets found in normal circulating blood. In addition, PRP contains Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF), Platelet-Derived Growth Factor (PDGF), and other bioactive proteins which help in skin rejuvenation. How is PRP treatment performed? Using own blood platelets stimulates new cells growth, helps in improving the skin tone, skin complexion and regains the lost facial volume. Depending on the size of the targeted area, blood is drawn from the patient’s arm. Usually, 10-30 ml bl
Skin is the largest organ of the body. It protects the valuable organs like a fine cloth. Any injury, burns, trauma, and surgeries cause scars. In some cases, if the scar is small it can be concealed, over a period it starts diminishing whereas big scars are always worrisome. The disfiguring scars are treated with many surgical and non-surgical options. As the first task, the Skin specialist evaluates the scar. Soon after diagnosing the scar type, the dermatologist will suggest the patient with the precise treatment. Based on the size of the wound, injury location, skin type, age, sex, and
Skin is the largest organ of the body. It protects the valuable organs like a fine cloth. Any injury, burns, trauma, and surgeries cause scars. In some cases, if the scar is small it can be concealed, over a period it starts diminishing whereas big scars are always worrisome. The disfiguring scars are treated with many surgical and non-surgical options. As the first task, the expert Skin specialist at VITALS KLINIC evaluates the scar. Soon after diagnosing the type of scar, the dermatologist will recommend the patient with the precise treatment. Based on the size of the wound, injury location
Hair loss became a dreadful threat to most of us. Though there are various treatments available, the output and the expense are being big questions. Platelet-Rich-Plasma is a modern technique for treating hair loss. Let us see a brief about the procedure. What is PRP? “Platelet-Rich-Plasma” Hair Restoration Therapy is a proactive remedial choice for both male and female who experience severe hair loss. It is an advanced non-surgical treatment for the patients who need the stimulation of hair growth for hair loss conditions. The PRP procedure: In the Platelet-Rich-Plasma proce
Are you embarrassed with wrinkles? Don't let your confidence down with aging? It is possible to treat and regain you're lost younger and fresh look in this modern era. With the advanced techniques under the guidance of the expert dermatologists, one can ease out all their beauty concerns. Fine lines and wrinkles begin to develop in the late twenties. A small depression especially when formed on the surface of the skin by shrinking or contraction of muscles.It may be due to aging or body mass loss and exposure to sunlight creates folds or creases in the skin. There are different types of wrink
We have all had our share of the ‘acne phase’ in life, probably during teenage. While some of us have recovered, many are yet to, from the grapples of recurrent acnes or pimples or the beauty damaging scars they leave behind! Vitals Klinic, one of the best dermatology clinics in Bangalore headed by Dr. Harish Prasad B.R, is also widely acknowledged for the best acne scar removal in Bangalore. Even though cosmetic procedures have grown highly popular these days, there is a general concern in the minds of people regarding its safety, its effectiveness, side effects, cost and much mo
Are you trying hard to escape from the troubles caused by intense hair fall and hair thinning? Here’s what you are looking for. Hair fall is manageable and hair growth and quality can be improved with many of modern teachinque. PRP , is such an effective modern procedure. What are the causes of Hair fall? Hereditary Major body stress Medication side effect Medical Treatment Poor nutrition Fungal Infection Of The Scalp Hair treatments Alopecia areata Solutions For Hair Loss Major treatment methods are: Medications Surgery Laser Treatments Use of wigs or ha
The smattering of hair on upper lips has fetched us a considerable load of teasing. It’s not just that, going through the various process of hiding or removing unwanted hair is pretty cumbersome task. Tweezing, waxing or hair removal creams are not just temporary; they can be messy as well. The process of laser hair removal gains importance in this context. Laser hair removal has already gained popularity these days, what with its efficiency, precision and speed. They also offer an enduring solution to the problem of unwanted hair growth. Procedure For Laser Hair Removal Laser hair re
Hair is a significant factor contributing to the aesthetics of a woman. Though long hair trends are not as popular as before, volume of hair matters greatly. Hair fall has grown to be a huge concern, especially in women. While it’s normal to lose about 50 to 100 strands of hair per day, concern arises when they fail to grow back, resulting in hair thinning. Though there are many hair fall treatment techniques practised today, some people fail to experience the desired results. Hair transplant techniques have grown in popularity in these cases. Female hair transplant on scalp is trickier
A female hormonal disorder, PCOD or Polycystic Ovary Disease is widespread today. It is a major cause of infertility in women and is characterised by the development of cysts in ovaries. PCOD creates a whole lot of symptoms in women, some of the major ones being acne, hair fall and unwanted hair growth An excess production of androgen, the male sex hormone, is considered to be a cause for PCOD and its symptoms. The symptoms like acne and hair fall should be treated after an appropriate diagnosis of their type and cause. Acne The nightmare of most teenage girls, acne that is persistent throu
Chemical Peel Dry skin, wrinkles and dark spots and circles in the skin are common skin conditions in people. Chemical Peel is a solution to these issues. It is a method that can be employed to get rid of such skin spots and rejuvenate the skin and energise it. It can bring back the glow to the skin and make it look younger. Chemical Peel is a dermatological method that uses different chemical solutions with varying concentrations. This method makes use of the potential of these solutions to clear the dark spots in the skin by clearing the dead cells in these spots either by dissolving them
Moles are often seen by people as a hindrance to their looks. Usually, moles are dark spots in the skin or skin irregularities that may be present at birth or appear at any time. These moles may be of different size or different shape. Similarly, they may appear either alone or in groups and may appear in any part of the body. They may be just spots on the skin or may be protruding out from the skin. Which type of moles may be removed? Any type of mole from just those spots on the skin to the protruding ones can be removed from the skin. The location of the mole does not matter as well. The
Hair fall is nothing new to most of us. It is one of the major factors in our aesthetic worries. Hair fall concerns have become a part and parcel of our hectic days of work, coupled with the environmental pollution and changing climatic conditions. Hair fall pertaining to about 50 to 100 strands of hair a day is normal, given the different stages of our hair growth. So you needn’t worry about the few strands that fall off while you brush the hair. However, if the fall grows to more than the usual leading to gradual hair thinning or if you detect a receding hairline, it would be advisabl
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Had a Cyst on my left palm from past 3-4 months . I had shown it to 3-4 doctors earlier and they informed that it will go on its own and nothing to be done...