Skin. It is the largest organ on the human body. It creates a protective layer against heat, light, the environment, injury and infection.
“Anatomy of the Skin”
It is estimated that about one-third of people with diabetes will have a skin disorder at some time in their lives caused by the disease.…
“Diabetes-Related Skin Conditions”
Modern Dermatology has access to an easy-to-use online database that allows us to search the profiles of thousands of generic and trade name drugs and…
“Drug Eruption Database”
Narrowband UVB is the most common form of phototherapy used to treat skin diseases.
Although less common, there are a few skin conditions related to pregnancy: PUPPP (Pruritic Uticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy) This condition occurs in roughly…
“Pregnancy-Related Skin Conditions”
The skin is the body’s largest organ and accounts for roughly 18% of an adult’s weight.
“Skin Care Basics”
Because of the ultraviolet radiation it emits, the sun is inherently dangerous to human skin and sun safety is more important than you may think.…
According to the American Academy of Dermatology and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, ultraviolet (UV) radiation from tanning beds, booths and sun lamps…
“Tanning Beds/Tanning Booths”
Tattoos are created by injecting ink into the dermis (the second layer of skin) to incorporate a form of skin decoration.
Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin, nails, hair and its diseases.
“What is a Dermatologist?”