PSORIASIS

PSORIASIS

PSORIASIS Dr. Carla Perlas, FPDS What is Psoriasis? A disease that is characterized by inflammation caused by dysfunction of the immune system also called immune-mediated disease which causes inflammation in the body. A raised plaques and scales on the skin are mostly...
Retinoids in Skincare

Retinoids in Skincare

Retinoids in Skincare By Aznaida L. Tawagon-Pandapatan, MD, DPDS What are Retinoids? Retinoids are Vitamin A derivatives. Use of retinoids results to the most sought-after reversal of skin aging.How? By organized differentiation and proliferation of skin cells. Think...
Skin Care on a Budget

Skin Care on a Budget

Skin Care on a Budget Tanya Perez-Chua, MD, FPDS The topic Skin Care on a Budget is very interesting and tricky. Budget is always relative. What is affordable to you, may not be affordable to me. To make your budget work, I will also give advice on how to spend...
The Art of Cleansing

The Art of Cleansing

The Art of Cleansing Martha Joy Bruan-Tapales, RPh, MD, FPDSHead, PDS Committee on Public Safety and Professional Competency Have you noticed that after cleaning your face with water alone you find that most of the dirt and make up are still on your skin after? This...