Posts Tagged ‘advice’

Skin Problems in the Elderly

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

Dr Christophe HSU – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland What are the common skin problems occurring in the elderly? Appearance and Texture Changes The skin is constantly renewing itself. New cells are formed on the lower layer of skin which slowly move upward. By the time they reach the surface of the skin, these cells are dead […]

Skin disorders induced by cosmetic products

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

Dr Christophe Hsu – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland Irritant Contact Dermatitis This is the commonest skin disorder that can arise from the use of cosmetics. The most frequent presenting complaint is facial itch and rash. A. Types of cosmetics causing irritant contact dermatitis include: Cleansers: Facial cleansers which often contain surfactants that are necessary to facilitate […]

Skin cosmetic surgery

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

Have you ever wanted to get rid of ugly moles, brown spots or scars on your face? If so, you are not alone. When it comes to skin cosmetic procedures, a wrong decision on your part can make the difference between aesthetic improvement and chronic embarrassment. Thus, it pays to arm oneself with the requisite […]

Hair loss (alopecia)

Saturday, November 28th, 2009

Dr Christophe Hsu – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland Why do we lose hairs ? Normal hair grows in cycles and goes through 3 stages: A growing phase (anagen) A resting phase (catagen) A falling phase  (telogen) At any time, it may be normal for a person to lose as many as 50 hairs a day and […]

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