Tips to help vitiligo patients care for their skin

Millions of people worldwide have vitiligo, a condition that causes the skin to lose its natural colour, resulting in patches of light skin. Although the white or light patches do not typically cause other symptoms, the condition can cause low self-esteem and depression in patients - of whom nearly half develop vitiligo before the age of 21

Tips to help vitiligo patients care for their skinAlthough there is no cure for vitiligo, dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology say there is a lot patients can do at home to make vitiligo less visible and help prevent the condition from spreading. “Many people with vitiligo do not have any other signs or symptoms and feel completely healthy,” says board-certified dermatologist […]

Here’s how to heal sunburn on face in a quick and effective manner

A day out in the sun cannot end on a fun note without the application of sunscreen lotion, because if not, it can lead to sunburn and rashes breaking out on the outer skin, only to be recovered with the help of a dermatologist

Here’s how to heal sunburn on face in a quick and effective mannerUltraviolet rays destroy the inner skin cells in a scientific process called apoptosis, while the outer visible skin layer turns red when the inflammatory proteins and blood flow toward the affected spot. The treatment of sunburn starts with prevention first. If you intend to stay out for a long period of time, then you have […]

Guidelines to beat heat exhaustion, sunburn

Dr Farah Ingale, Internal Medicine Specialist, Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi, and Dr Sanjay Shah, a Consultant Physician & Internist, Fortis Hospital, Mulund, share their insights on how to tackle this scorching heat and stay safe

Guidelines to beat heat exhaustion, sunburnThe Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) recently issued a heat wave warning in north Maharashtra, and the maximum temperature reached closer to 41 degrees Celsius, Mumbaikar’s must be equipped to tackle the scorching heat. While most people prefer to stay indoors when the sun is at the top, many are forced to step outside for various […]