Did you know that the skin is the largest of the human organs? The average weight is 10,886 grams or 384 ounces ( 24 pounds). It's no wonder that skin cancer is the most common human cancer worldwide and skin conditions are commonplace.
And thanks to today's medical developments, we can slow down skin aging to a quiet walk in the park. Besides the latest cosmetics, minimally invasive procedures, from thread and liquid lifts to body contouring and facial rejuvenation, have moved the traditional facelift to the back of the bus. And it doesn't cost an arm or a leg.
10 Common Skin Myths That Need To Be Debunked Right Now
Have you heard the one about annunciating vowels being an effective anti-aging exercise or that it's normal for retinol to make your face molt? Those falsehoods and other misconceptions are like the urban legends of dermatology. It's unclear who's responsible for spreading these lies, but it's time to set the record straight. I'm here to dispel ten common skin myths.
The purpose of this WWW site is to enable health care professionals, parents, and patients to access high quality dermatology images for teaching purposes.
Dermnet is a web site that contains over 23,000 images of skin disease.
EWG's Skin Deep
It's our mission at Environmental Working Group to use the power of information to protect human health and the environment. EWG's Skin Deep database gives you practical solutions to protect yourself and your family from everyday exposures to chemicals. We launched Skin Deep in 2004 to create online safety profiles for cosmetics and personal care products.
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Since its founding in 2006, RealSelf has created the world's largest community for learning and sharing information about cosmetic surgery, dermatology, dentistry, and other elective treatments. Our extensive collections of reviews, photos, and doctor Q&A make RealSelf the most trusted resource for those who are looking for help beyond the beauty counter.
Skinsight is dedicated to providing quality health information to consumers via the Web. At Skinsight you have access to some of the best medical images in the world. We believe images combined with expert-written knowledge will help you better identify and understand a health concern than by simply using words. Health care is undergoing a revolution as patients have access to more and more information on the Internet.
VisualDx is a web-based clinical decision support system proven to enhance diagnostic accuracy, aid therapeutic decisions, and improve patient safety.
Your Skin 101
Your online guide to skin care products and tips for healthy, glowing skin.
British Skin Foundation
We believe research is the key to beating skin disease, and we've come a long way in terms of what we know about them since the charity was founded back in 1996. In that time, we've taken great strides in understanding how many of the skin diseases function and spread, as well as how this will ultimately affect our management of them. Our unwavering commitment to funding quality research means we won't stop until we've found cures for common skin problems like eczema and acne through to potential killers like malignant melanoma.
Cosmetic Dermatology presents new and clinical information focusing on appearance-related aspects of dermatology. Via several in-depth and clinical articles, readers are informed on topics of current interest in the cosmetic dermatology field as it evolves. The journal serves as a source of current material for new technology, legal information, practice management techniques, and new products.
Published since 1965, Cutis is a peer-reviewed clinical journal for the dermatologist, allergist, and general practitioner. The journal is published monthly and focuses on concise clinical articles that present the practical side of dermatology
Dermatology A to Z
Get expert insights into the care and treatment of your skin, hair, and nails for a lifetime of healthy habits brought to you by the American Academy of Dermatology.
Dermatology Times is a monthly tabloid newsmagazine that reports credible, relevant timely information on the latest trends in its market and is at the forefront of all developments in the dermatology arena.
DermIS.net is the largest dermatology information service available on the internet. It offers elaborate image atlases (DOIA and PeDOIA) complete with diagnoses and differential diagnoses, case reports and additional information on almost all skin diseases
DermNet NZ was established by the New Zealand Dermatological Society, the national association of New Zealand registered dermatologists, to provide information about skin diseases, conditions and treatment for patients and their health professionals. Information provided on DermNet NZ should not be regarded as medical advice for individuals.
DermQuest is an educational resource for practising dermatologists with a extensive image library.
DermWeb is a premier destination for dermatology links and resources on the Web. There are several areas of interest for practicing dermatologists, for dermatology students, and for the general public
Your inside information for aging and beauty concerns
The Internet offers a wealth of information. However, as anybody who has ever searched for a specific topic knows, there are a lot of trivial web sites out there. We at LoveToKnow strive to gather the most useful information — on the topics you are searching for — and provide it in a convenient, easy-to-use format. Whatever you would love to know more about, you can find it here.
NEJM Journal Watch
Our mission is to help clinicians efficiently understand medical developments to improve patient care and foster professional development. NEJM Journal Watch equips today's caregivers with the information and perspective needed to be clinically prepared and practice with confidence.
We at RashResource are committed to providing you with the most up-to-date information about symptoms and treatments for various rashes. RashResource also goals itself to supply and add as many pictures photos and images of rashes.
Skin Care Guide
Explore basic skin care and skin treatments to help you improve skin conditions like acne, eczema, herpes, skin cancer, psoriasis, sensitive skin and other skin conditions.
Skin Conditions Campaign Scotland
SCCS is an OSCR registered charity dedicated to promoting the interests of people in Scotland, who live with or suffer from skin disease or skin condition or any kind. We operate as an umbrella group which campaigns along with individual disease patient support groups for people with individual skin diseases to improve provision of care for all who suffer from skin disease.
Skin Therapy Letter
Written for dermatologists by dermatologists. Indexed by the US National Library of Medicine.
Articles, tips and reviews on treatments, products and the general care for acne, rosacea, eczema and more. We also have information for anti aging, natural and men's care.
Providing up-to-date information on the treatment and management of skin diseases... brought to you by the American Academy of Dermatology.
We're SkinHealth Centers - a team of physicians, facial cosmetic surgeons and medical aestheticians dedicated to developing and providing customized state-of-the-art cosmetic dermatology, laser and skin rejuvenation treatments.
The Most Complete Source of Information on Skin Diseases.
SmartSkinCare.com is an independent skin care information portal for savvy consumers. Our goal is to help you make genuinely informed choices in skin care and rejuvenation.
Warts, contrary to popular belief, are not given to people by frogs. Warts are caused by a viral infection in the top layer of skin. They are non-cancerous, epidermal growths most often occurring on the hands and feet of an infected person.
Skin rashes can occur from a variety of factors, including infections, heat, allergens, immune system disorders and medications.
Skin rashes may cause discomfort or pain, as well as embarrassment about the appearance of your skin. Some skin rashes, such as heat rash and swimmer's itch, clear up on their own, but others, including rosacea and shingles, may require medical treatment. This slide show provides examples and brief descriptions of common skin rashes.