15th World Congress of the IACD
Dresden, Germany July 1-3, 2021

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...

WRINKLES

International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology WRINKLES Wrinkles are broad folds created on the face by the loss of collagen in the skin, developing from the natural aging processes and sun exposure.  Wrinkles may occur at rest when the face is not moving or may be...

TELANGIECTASIA

International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology TELANGIECTASIA – See also Actinic Damage Telangiectasia are small dermal dilated blood vessels, found in the dermis and visible through the skin. They are considered to be benign vascular neoplasms, which are caused...

SWEATING

International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology SWEATING Human skin has approximately 2-4 million sweat glands, of which there are three functionally distinct types: Eccrine, apocrine, and apoeccrine. Eccrine glands. • Eccrine glands. These are the most numerous,...

SCARS

International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology SCARS A scar is a mark remaining on the skin after an injury.  It represents both a challenge to and an opportunity for the dermatologic surgeon.  Essential in any surgical intervention (cosmetic or otherwise) is careful...

STRETCH MARKS

International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology STRETCH MARKS  Stretch marks (striae) are fractures of the skin that develop in the dermis. They appear when the skin is stretched beyond its elastic capacity, which can occur due to a variety of reasons: excessive weight...