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May 20, 2004 Issue
By Staff
May 20, 2004, 22:12

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This issue, we will have discussions on the topic of skin color with vitiligo, patchy loss of color of skin and melasma, mask of pregnancy.  Other discoloration of the skin will be discuss.  We also have the new feature now allow you to discuss the articles you read.

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Vitiligo - Patchy Loss of Skin Color and Depigmentation
Vitiligo (vit-ill-EYE-go) is a pigmentation disorder in which melanocytes (the cells that make pigment) in the skin, the mucous membranes (tissues that line the inside of the mouth and nose and genital and rectal areas), and the retina (inner layer of the eyeball) are destroyed. As a result, white patches of skin appear on different parts of the body. The hair that grows in areas affected by vitiligo usually turns white....

Skin Care
The Way We Age
As we grow older, our skin shows signs of aging from two different processes...

Skin Care
Hyperpigmentation, Melasma, and Dyschromia
Hyperpigmentation is a common, usually harmless condition in which patches of skin become darker in color than the normal surrounding skin. This darkening occurs when an excess of melanin, the brown pigment that produces normal skin color, forms deposits in the skin...

Skin Care
Alpha-Hydroxy Acids
Alpha-hydroxyacids are clinically proven to be effective for treatment of fine wrinkles and rejuvenating the skin. These benefits are supported by placebo-controlled clinical testing. Alpha-hydroxyacids reduce wrinkles, eliminate fine lines, and improve skin texture. In addition, some of the associated changes of photo-damage can be reversed...

Skin Care
Microdermabraion is not painful and does not require pre-treatment or any anesthesia. A real benefit is that after your treatment, you are able to leave the clinic with a clean and fresh sparkling skin tone.

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