Author Archives: Fatemeh Shokrzadeh

Evaluation of Pruritus With Emphasis on the Role of Demodex

itching

Pruritus, or itching, is an unpleasant skin condition that typically triggers an urge to scratch. Although all people experience it, those with chronic pruritus have a difficult time coping with life. Chronic itching is a nightmare and can lead to unpleasant events. Unbelievable as it may seem, Anne Louise Oaklander, MD, PhD, of the department […]

Eyelash Extension Mites: Guide to Hygiene Practice to Avoid Them

eyelash extension mites

A personal hygiene routine is necessary, both for retaining your fancy lashes for a long time and protecting your eyes from Demodex mites, frequently referred to as eyelash extension mites. On top of that, sanitizing eyelash extensions is a delicate process, and if you are not cautious enough, you may lose them.  Eyelash extensions make […]

PCOS and Demodex Acne: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Lets Demodex Grow on Your Face

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is among the most frequent endocrine dysfunctions in women of childbearing age and can lead to various issues, including severe acne. What has been neglected in addressing PCOS-related acne is the role that Demodex mites perform in intensifying it and developing refractory Demodex acne. Simply put, Demodex can grow in the […]

Difference Between Acne and Pimples, and the Role of Demodex Mites in Both of Them

acne and pimple

Although pimples and acne are two separate terms, sometimes people use them interchangeably. Acne is a blanket term that applies to many skin lesions such as whiteheads, blackheads, papules and pustules, cysts, and nodules. However, people usually call pustules acne. Still, even if you consider any tender lumps on the skin to be pimples, acne […]

Demodex Mites Infestation; Combat Your Skin Pests

demodex mite infestation

Demodex Mites Infestation: The skin is the largest organ in the body, which is considered a strong boundary between the internal organs and the outside world. Your skin protects what you have beneath it from environmental dangers. This important organ needs to be nourished appropriately to maintain its integrity and protect your body against pathogens. […]