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sclerotherapy

International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology SCLEROTHERAPY Sclerotherapy is the gold standard for the treatment of unwanted spider or reticular veins on the thighs and legs.   In this procedure, the physician injects a small amount of sclerosing solution into the...

Redness

International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology REDNESS Redness of skin, scientifically called erythema, is caused by increased blood flow in the uppermost parts of the cutaneous blood vessels. It may represent heat or swelling, but that is not always the case.  There...

Vitiligo

International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology VITILIGO Vitiligo is an acquired progressive autoimmune skin disorder characterized by white depigmented patches due to selective destruction of epidermal melanocytes.  It is relatively common affecting approximately 1% of...

Verruca genital

International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology GENITAL WARTS – See also Warts Genital warts, also called condylomata acuminata or ano- genital warts are caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV) types 6, 11, 16, 18, 31, 33, 34, and 35.  They should be considered...

Verruca

International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology WARTS – See also Warts, genital Common warts are ubiquitous scaly, rough, papules or nodules, which may be found on all skin surfaces, especially the hands, feet, and face.  They are called verrucae vulgaris (VV) and...