Skin Deep - Clinical & Cosmetic Dermatology Blog

Skin Deep is a blog for dermatologists and skin care professionals with focus on theoretical, cosmetic and aesthetic dermatology. This blog is associated with ‘Dermatologists Sans Borders’ one of the largest curated groups of skin care professionals on facebook. If you are looking for non-technical information, please visit http://skinhelpdesk.com


Shades of darkness

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War (Photo credit: beapen)

Do you have pigmentation on your face? I am sure you do. ‘Pigmentation’ is yet another term within the realm of cosmetic dermatology with a simple meaning, but with sinister connotations. Pigmentation is usually used as an abbreviation for hyperpigmentation that just means darkening of skin tone. It can be due to various reasons from simple tanning to the toughest of all, melasma.

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As a Dermatologist and Informatician my research mainly involves application of bioinformatics techniques and tools in dermatological conditions. However my research interests are varied and I have publications in areas ranging from artificial intelligence, sequence analysis, systems biology, ontology development, microarray analysis, immunology, computational biology and clinical dermatology. I am also interested in eHealth, Health Informatics and Health Policy.

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