Monthly Archives: November 2012

Nail Fungus is not pretty!

A study conducted by a Stanford University Dermatolgist, has shown that the Nd Yag laser clears up various fungal infections in both toenail and fingernail beds. Current topical treatments are often unable to penetrate the nail to effectively treat the fungus; and oral therapies only clear up fungus in 35 to 50% of patients. Lasers …

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Nail Fungus is not pretty!

A study conducted by a Stanford University Dermatolgist, has shown that the Nd Yag laser clears up various fungal infections in both toenail and fingernail beds. Current topical treatments are often unable to penetrate the nail to effectively treat the fungus; and oral therapies only clear up fungus in 35 to 50% of patients. Lasers …

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BBL treatment promotes youthful skin

Stanford University finds evidence that Broad Band Light (BBL) treatments promote youthful skin on a molecular level Led by Dermatologist, Dr. Anne Lynn Chang of Stanford School of Medicine, the study reveals the molecular changes that are induced by BBL, a popular treatment using Sciton’s Broad Band Light (BBL) for improving the appearance of sunspots, …

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Do you suffer from split nails?

Some patients complain about unhealthy nails, which is really an oxymoron since finger nails are dead.  However, nails resist trauma and splitting when they are well hydrated,  Other tips for healthy nails are:  keep them short, don't type with the nail tip, wear gloves whenever using strong cleaners and solvents and drink lots of water

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Dr. Ebrahim returns from Charity Climb to K2 Basecamp

On September 5, Dr. Ebrahim embarked on her third climb for charity - this time in Pakistan, climbing to the base camp of K2, the second largest mountain on earth. "It's exhilarating and rewarding" offers Dr. Ebrahim.  "Once you start on a path like this, raising funds for meaningful charities while climbing the world's famous …

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Dr. Ebrahim returns from Fundraising Climb to K2 Basecamp

On September 5, Dr. Ebrahim embarked on her third climb for charity - this time in Pakistan, climbing to the base camp of K2, the second largest mountain on earth. "It's exhilarating and rewarding" offers Dr. Ebrahim.  "Once you start on a path like this, raising funds for meaningful charities while climbing the world's famous …

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