Posts Tagged ‘pigmentation’

Cysteamine cream as a new skin depigmenting agent

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Presented at the following Scientific Meeting: National Skin Centre (NSC) Dermatology Update, Singapore, 12-13 May 2012 Hsu.C. 1, Pourahmadi M.2, Ahmadi S. 2, Ali Mahdi H. 3. 1:Centre Medical du Lignon, Geneva, Switzerland. 2: Jahrom University Medical school, Jahrom, Iran. 3: Global Dermatology Information Portal. Royal Bahrain Hospital, Bahrain Introduction Cysteamine (mercaptoethylamine) is a product […]

DERMACATCH – The latest advancement in skin colour measurement

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Precise skin color (colour) measurement is of the utmost importance for researchers as well as clinicians involved in the field of skin pigmentation. Skin colorimetry has proved to be a delicate and rather complex issue.  This complexity results from several facts: Skin erythema, which readily changes due to internal or external factors, can highly interfere […]

Pigmentation by Melanin and Skin Color (Colour)

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

In humans, melanin pigments are responsible for the visible color of the skin, hair and eyes. Although the blood within the dermis and exogenous pigments as carotenoids may play a role in producing different skin hues, variations in skin pigmentation between different ethnic groups (namely Negroid, Asian and Caucasians) is primarily determined by the amount […]

Skin diseases in pregnancy

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

Dr Christophe Hsu – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland What are normal skin changes that occur during pregnancy? Due to hormonal changes during pregnancy, the skin around the nipple and genital becomes dark and a dark line develop in the middle of the abdomen (called Linea Nigra). There may be purplish to pink streaks of stretch marks […]

IPL Treatment

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

IPL Treatment Dr Christophe HSU – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland What is IPL? IPL stands for “Intense pulsed light”. It is a technology which enables treatment of multiple skin conditions, such as pigmentation and small vascular malformations (telangiectasia). This technology is also known to the public as photorejuvenation. This machine is not a laser in strict […]

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