What is Psoriasis?

What is Psoriasis? Psoriasis is a skin disease marked by red, itchy, scaly patches. Psoriasis is a skin disease that causes scaling and inflammation (pain, swelling, heat, and redness). Skin cells grow deep in the skin and slowly rise to the surface. This process is called cell turnover, and it takes about a month. With…

Dermatology Today

The skin is the largest organ of our body and plays a crucial role in protecting the host. While skin appears to be a mere covering of our body, it is best thought of as an immune organ and the first line of defense. Dr. Jenny Kim discusses skin immunity and the sophisticated protective mechanisms…