From harmless blemishes to life-threatening cancer, skin diseases and problems affect millions of all ages and are among the most common health concerns today. This complete guide to skin disorders and treatments is meant to provide all the information you need to protect yourself from serious illness and take better care of your skin. Written for the layperson, this book offers complete medical information in a clear, understandable style, covering everything from acne to zinc oxide to the basic elements that make up the skin. Skin Deep examines the history of common disorders, such as psoriasis and wrinkles, as well as more serious afflictions, such as Addison's disease and AIDS, noting causes, symptoms and available treatments.
Publisher: Facts On File Inc