What is it?
Dandruff is a skin condition that mainly affects the scalp. Symptoms include flaking and sometimes mild itchiness. It can result in social anxiety or self-esteem problems.
A more severe form of the condition, which includes inflammation of the skin, is known as seborrhoeic dermatitis.
The reasons can be a number of genetic and environmental factors. It is not specifically due to poor hygiene, which is a common misconception.
What at Skinfinity?
To treat dandruff, firstly, we try to figure out the reasons for the same, as there are numerous reasons for the occurrence of dandruff. It can either be because of seasonal changes or a part of seborrheic dermatitis or psoriasis.
Furthermore, dandruff with severe itching might be due to fungal infection of scalp.
Our Dermatologist examines your scalp by a Dermascope to figure out the exact reason, so that it can be cured accordingly.
For severe scaling on the scalp, scalp peels and ozone therapy is provided to eradicate it from its root.
Scalp peel is a Salicylic acid based treatment that removes flakes, bacteria and fungus from the scalp surface. It gives a healthy scalp skin to cure dandruff and itchy scalp.
While there are various products and shampoos in the market which claim to cure dandruff, these products may or may not work for every individual. These products contain generic ingredients which may not be suitable for someone’s specific condition. It may even adversely affect a person, leading to hair fall or making the hair dry and frizzy. It is recommended to use a dermatologist prescribed shampoo only. Appropriate shampoo according to the scalp type is prescribed by our experts to keep dandruff problems under check.