Top News: SkinHealth

Here are the top read news for #SkinHealth:

stretch-marks-on-tummyStretch Mark Removal: Treatments and Home Remedies:

Stretch marks are lines or bands caused by stretching of the skin’s connective tissue. When the middle layer of skin gets stretched too quickly, some of its collagen fibers can break. This allows underlying blood vessels to show through, leaving behind the telltale red or purplish marks. Over time, they fade to a white or silver color as blood vessels heal. Typically, the marks don’t go away fully. Though they are not physically painful, stretch marks can affect a person’s confidence and self-esteem. They can be disfiguring in severe cases. Because of their psychological effects, experts have tried for years to find an effective treatment for these marks. Unfortunately, no treatment has been shown to erase them fully. New ways of treating stretch marks are emerging, however, and some of them show promise: Read more


0916-ctm-tattoo-safety-werner-1124763-640x360What’s really going under your skin when getting a tattoo?:

The FDA has issued a new warning about the risks associated with tattoo ink, like infections and allergic reactions. Until recently, this issue has been low on the priority list for the FDA. In fact, no inks are even approved for use in tattoos, reports CBS News correspondent Anna Werner: Read more



telangiectasiaWhat is a Telangiectasia and Should I Be Worried?:

Facial redness caused by telangiectasias on the face are due to broken blood vessels or spider veins in the face. Telangiectasias are also found on the legs, chest, back, arms, and legs. Those that appear on the legs are referred to as spider veins. A spider telangiectasia is a telangiectasia with a red, central feeding vessel and outward branches. Telangiectasias tend to be more of an image concern than a health issue. However, they can be a sign of more severe health problems: Read more


Kim Kardashian arrives at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards in New YorkKim Kardashian’s Skin Care Routine Living With Psoriasis, From Drug Stores To Doctors:

Kim Kardashian is almost always in the spotlight, which is why living with an incurable skin disease like psoriasis can be difficult to deal with. As many as 7.5 million Americans are living with the condition, which causes skin cells to build up rapidly on the surface of the skin, creating red, flaky patches, dry scales, and burning or itching sensations: Read more


iphone6_patient_videovisit1_small-e1449715442467Walgreens Adds Dermatology Line As Telehealth For Skin Care Grows:

Walgreens already offers access to physicians via smartphone, desktop and tablet through its relationship with telehealth firm MDLive, and the drugstore chain is expanding access to mental health services as well. In this new deal disclosed Monday, Walgreens has partnered with Iagnosis and its flagship product DermatologistOnCall, which has a network of dermatology specialists: Read more