Eczema, Animation.

Eczema, Animation.

Eczema, or dermatitis, is a group of conditions characterized by inflammation of the skin. Among the many types of dermatitis, the most common is atopic dermatitis, also known as atopic eczema. Very often, when not specified otherwise, the term “eczema” is used to describe the atopic type. Symptoms of atopic dermatitis include rashes, redness, scaling, Read more about Eczema, Animation.[…]

Why Skin Creams Give You Rashes

Why Skin Creams Give You Rashes

Thanks to Brilliant for supporting this episode of SciShow. Go to Brilliant.org/SciShow if you’re interested in investing in your STEM skills this year. [ ♪INTRO ] If you’ve ever ended up with a nasty rash from using skincare products, especially oily or heavily scented ones, you’re not the only one. A lot of people react Read more about Why Skin Creams Give You Rashes[…]

Haptic Skin: A virtual sense of touch

Haptic Skin: A virtual sense of touch

I think virtual reality is a really important emerging area of technology, but currently we’re just using our eyes and our ears as the basis for those experiences and we’ve completely sort of overlooked, in a sense, the body’s largest organ. The skin is an interface into a virtual computer-driven reality. It’s much more challenging Read more about Haptic Skin: A virtual sense of touch[…]

Lymphadenopathy: The steps to take when you feel an enlarged lymph node

Lymphadenopathy: The steps to take when you feel an enlarged lymph node

Lymph nodes are integral components of the immune system. Lymphatic vessels bring fluid, which is filtered for harmful substances such as infection and cancer. When a lymph node meets these things, it often enlarges either because it is mobilizing cells to fight infection or inflammation, or cancer cells which it has filtered out, are growing Read more about Lymphadenopathy: The steps to take when you feel an enlarged lymph node[…]

Traditional versus Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing Procedure Animation.

Traditional versus Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing Procedure Animation.

Laser skin resurfacing, also known as laser peel or laser lasabrasion, is a procedure using laser beams to reduce certain skin imperfections such as wrinkles, pigment spots, scars and blemishes. The skin is composed of three layers: epidermis (the outermost), dermis and hypodermis. The dermis contains bundles of well organized collagen fibers which contribute to Read more about Traditional versus Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing Procedure Animation.[…]