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by Dr Rishika Sinha
Mon Jul 26, 2021 9:43 am
Forum: BSF Expert clinic on acne & spots
Topic: Dark marks from acne
Replies: 1
Views: 1150

Re: Dark marks from acne

Thank you for your question. The scarring on your back looks like post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation which can improve with time, however it is difficult to predict how long it can take. The area appears to be quite large for microneedling, and dermabrasion may not have the long-lasting effects tha...
by Dr Rishika Sinha
Thu Mar 25, 2021 6:45 pm
Forum: Expert clinic on elderly/older skin
Topic: moisturisers for elderly skin
Replies: 1
Views: 8640

Re: moisturisers for elderly skin

Thank you for your question. Dry skin is not uncommon as we get older as the structure of our skin can naturally change. The layers of our skin become naturally thinner leading making it more difficult to retain moisture. The dryness can be exacerbated by hard water, frequent washing and use of soap...
by Dr Rishika Sinha
Thu Mar 25, 2021 6:33 pm
Forum: Expert clinic on elderly/older skin
Topic: Sunscreen
Replies: 1
Views: 8677

Re: Sunscreen

Thank you for your question. UV radiation has a cumulative effect on our skin and as we get older we may be more susceptible to sun damage as our skin is thinner, offering less protection from UV damage. Additionally, our immune system weakens with age, meaning that any damage caused by UV radiation...
by Dr Rishika Sinha
Wed Mar 24, 2021 3:01 pm
Forum: Expert clinic on elderly/older skin
Topic: creams
Replies: 1
Views: 8750

Re: creams

Thank you for your question. As our skin ages, we lose skin tone, fat distribution and elasticity. Older skin retains less water and becomes drier more easily. Our sebaceous glands also produce less sebum as we age. This can make it harder to keep the skin moist. Thicker creams that have less water ...
by Dr Rishika Sinha
Wed Mar 24, 2021 2:39 pm
Forum: Expert clinic on elderly/older skin
Topic: skin tags
Replies: 1
Views: 2016

Re: skin tags

Skin tags are harmless growths on the skin that can look a little bit like warts. They tend to occur in areas where the skin experiences increased friction such as the neckline, under the arms and under the breasts. If they are bothering you, they can be removed in clinic by snip excision, burning (...
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