• Psoriasis: Types, Symptoms, Causes, Pathology, and Treatment, Animation
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    Psoriasis: Types, Symptoms, Causes, Pathology, and Treatment, Animation

    Psoriasis is a very common inflammatory skin condition affecting about 3% of the world population. It is a CHRONIC disease that evolves in the form of RECURRENT inflammatory flare-ups followed by periods of partial or complete remission. Psoriasis can begin at any age but often develops in young adulthood. The disease may LOOK contagious, but it is NOT. The most common type, known as PLAQUE psoriasis, is characterized by the presence of red, raised, itchy and SCALY patches of skin. The plaques usually appear on the scalp, in front of the knees and behind the elbows. Less common types include: – Guttate psoriasis: lesions occur in the form of SMALL…

  • Eczema, Animation.
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    Eczema, Animation.

    Eczema, or dermatitis, is a group of conditions characterized by inflammation of the skin. Among the many types of dermatitis, the most common is atopic dermatitis, also known as atopic eczema. Very often, when not specified otherwise, the term “eczema” is used to describe the atopic type. Symptoms of atopic dermatitis include rashes, redness, scaling, and occasionally small blisters. Depending on the patient’s age, these patches may appear on the face, scalp, neck, inside the elbows, behind the knees, on the buttocks, hands and feet. The condition evolves in the form of recurrent inflammatory flare-ups followed by periods of remission. Flare ups can be triggered upon contact with irritants such…

  • Traditional versus Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing Procedure Animation.
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    Traditional versus Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing Procedure Animation.

    Laser skin resurfacing, also known as laser peel or laser lasabrasion, is a procedure using laser beams to reduce certain skin imperfections such as wrinkles, pigment spots, scars and blemishes. The skin is composed of three layers: epidermis (the outermost), dermis and hypodermis. The dermis contains bundles of well organized collagen fibers which contribute to the firmness and smoothness of the skin. As the skin gets older, these fibers become less in number and also less organized, wrinkles and age spots appear. Laser beams destroy the outer layer of the skin removing unwanted wrinkles and spots. At the same time, the heat of the beams stimulates the growth of collagen…