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Rosacea

International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology ROSACEA Rosacea is a common skin condition which is sometimes called “The Curse of the Celts,”  due to its tendency to affect mostly fair skinned people.  Patients who develop rosacea often have an unpleasant redness of...

ACNE

International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology ACNE Acne, sometimes referred to as pimples or zits, is a disease of genetic and hormonal nature, afflicting the pilosebaceous apparatus and characterized by the formation of comedones (white and black heads), papules,...

TINEA VERSICOLOR

International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology TINEA VERSICOLOR Tinea versicolor (TV), also called pityriasis versicolor, is a superficial fungal infection, caused by the yeast Malassezia furfur or possibly M. globose. The organism seems to represent the mycelial phase...

SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA

International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is the second most common type of skin cancer in man. It is a malignancy that develops from cells in the upper layer of the epidermis. An estimated 250,000 new cases...

SEBORRHEIC KERATOSIS

International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology SEBORRHEIC KERATOSIS Seborrheic keratoses (SKs) are one of the most common skin growths occurring on older adults.  These brownish to pale lesions, sometimes even black, are flat or slightly elevated papules or plaques...

SEBORRHEIC DERMATITIS

International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology SEBORRHEIC DERMATITIS Seborrheic dermatitis (SD) represents redness, scaling, and even crusting that is found in many areas: Scalp Glabella (between the eyebrows) Paranasal area Post-auricular area (behind the ears)...