acne scars

Filling the Acne Scars

February 11, 2015 Bell Eapen 3

Though many cosmetic services claim that they can erase acne scars miraculously, acne scar is one of the most common and recalcitrant cosmetic dermatology problems. It affects […]

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How Chlorophyll Cuts Acne

November 4, 2014 Bell Eapen 1

Acne is a common teenage problem that leads to severe psychological morbidity. Isotretinoin is an effective treatment but has several serious side-effects making it a […]

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Damn Cheap Technology

June 25, 2014 Bell Eapen 0

(Photo credit: beapen) Couple of years back, when I started doing DermaRoller (needles on a roller, made as expensive as possible by the manufacturer by […]

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The Naranjo algorithm

March 29, 2014 Bell Eapen 0

A hand scratching at a pruritus on arm (Photo credit: Wikipedia) For decades, retinoic acid (RA) is known as the most potent therapeutic option in […]

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Chicken or the egg in Acne?

April 29, 2013 Bell Eapen 1

This article[1] reiterates the role of antimicrobial peptides (AMP), the body’s innate antimicrobial system in the pathogenesis and management of acne. Yes, there is a […]