solar keratosis

Senile Keratoses

December 28, 2011

If you begin to see a spot on your skin that looks rather rough, what you are looking at may as well be senile keratosis. This particular skin condition can also be referred to as solar keratosis. It got this name from the fact that it can be gotten when the skin is excessively exposed [...]

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Keratosis – Will Removal Cream Work?

June 29, 2011

Keratosis – Will Removal Cream Work? Achieving healthy skin concerns people of all walks of life. But the most affected to these problems are teens. Since they are in stage where they yearn for acceptance from their peers and the looks are easily get noticed. Yet, this does not mean that only teens are affected. [...]

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Protect Your Children from Keratosis

January 12, 2011

Children & Keratosis Because children have very sensitive skin unlike adults their skin care has to be gentle since skin damage in a child can be permanent and can go on until they get old. The rays of the sun for example can be harmful and can cause a child to develop freckles and although [...]

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Actinic Keratosis And Its Major Causes

January 4, 2011

There are three types of keratosis: actinic keratosis, seborrheic keratosis, and keratosis pilaris. Among these three types, the most common is actinic keratosis. Neglecting actinic keratosis may in the worst cases result in having skin cancer. The skin’s outermost layer known as the epidermis is where you will find actinic keratosis (also known as solar [...]

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Keratosis Pilaris: Widespread, But Harmless, It Affects Half The Population

November 14, 2010

Affecting more than half the world’s adult population, keratosis pilaris is a widespread skin disorder whose cause is unknown, but which looks like a permanent case of goosebumps. Keratosis pilaris is one of the most widespread forms of keratosis as 40 to 50 percent of the adult population suffers from the skin disorder. It also [...]

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November 7, 2010

Keratosis is a condition where there is an excessive production of keratin on the skin. This production can occur anywhere and for different reasons and because of that keratosis is further divided into smaller branches. One of these branches is known as pilaris keratosis.

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October 29, 2010

Skin conditions are so common these days that almost everyone is guaranteed to have one form or the other. What most people don’t know is that 80% of their skin conditions are caused by the sun. It is not only heat that reaches us from the sun. Other harmful rays known as Ultra Violet rays [...]

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October 17, 2010

Keratosis is a skin condition which develops as a result of excess keratin being produced. This results in hard crusty skin. Keratosis is not usually harmful but there are some forms of this skin condition that are premalignant and have chances of forming cancer. Keratosis has sub types some of which are solar keratosis, actinic [...]

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What is Epidermolytic keratosis?

September 13, 2010

Epidermolytic Keratosis is also referred to as bullous Congenital ichthyosiform. It is rare autosomal congenital infection of Keratosis  and it is common in new borns. The infection is followed by a lifetime skin disorder . Epidermolytic keratosis is divided into 2 classes and these are ; the type 1 keratins{ these are acidic in nature}, [...]

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Treatments For Keratosis

September 12, 2010

If you have too much keratin on your skin, you are vulnerable to keratosis. Keratin is the main component of human hair and nails. This is a factor to keratosis’ coarseness and bumpiness. Whatever kind of keratosis you have, there are many treatments available to cure them. But first you have to consult a dermatologist [...]

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