Health and Wellness

Xtrac Laser Therapy Brings New Life to Psoriasis, Vitiligo Patients

Posted by Anita Mehta, M.D. on Apr 16, 2016 9:30:00 AM

People living with serious skin conditions know that day-to-day routines can sometimes be difficult. Psoriasis can be itchy at best and painful at worst and prevent those dealing with it from doing normal activities to avoid making their outbreak worse. Those who have vitiligo often feel stigmatized and sometimes suffer from mood disorders or depression as a result. The good news is that therapy for these types of skin disorders is available, and patients are seeing extraordinary success with one specific type of treatment: Xtrac laser therapy. 

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Topics: vitiligo, Xtrac laser, psoriasis, dermatology, dermatitis

Having Diabetes Often Means Taking a Closer Look at Your Skin.

Posted by Anita Mehta, M.D. on Dec 23, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Because diabetes, unmanaged diabetes in particular, causes so many internal problems, health issues that manifest on the outside of the body, especially the skin, are unfortunately commonplace. The side effects of diabetes, such as reduced blood flow and insulin resistance, not to mention the illness itself, can cause multiple skin issues that you need to keep an eye out for. If you’re living with diabetes, it is important, first, to make sure you’re managing the illness as your physician has instructed you, but it’s also critically important that you know what to look for regarding skin complications that could indicate a larger issue.

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Topics: vitiligo, diabetic dermopathy, NLD, scleroderma, digital sclerosis, eruptive xanthomatosis, diabetes skin problems

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