30 Apr 2017

NdYAG laser for Campbell de Morgan spots and telangiectasia

30 Apr 2017

Tuberculin antigen is a novel treatment for viral warts. A single wart is injected every two weeks to make up a total of 4 injections. When successful, all warts disappear. The treatment is successful in 76% of patients. See the photographic gallery and the page on war...

5 Oct 2016

Restylane Skinboosters treatments can be used to improve the general skin quality of your face as well as areas with acne-scarred skin. A typical treatment program with Restylane Skinboosters is made up of three initial treatment sessions with 2 to 4 weeks apart.The in...

17 Jul 2016

The following topical medications may be used in pregnancy:

Glycolic acid

(Pregnancy Category B)



Azelaic acid


Although oral medications are not considered first line treatment in pregnant women, it it is necessary to use oral medication,...

26 Jun 2016

Dr Raboobee, President of the Vitiligo Society of South Africa, organised a successful World Vitiligo Day support group meeting, held in Westville Hospital on 25 June 2016. Dr I Jhetam and Dr L Naidoo, dermatologists practicing in Durban, graced the meeting with valuab...

15 Jun 2016

Many treatments exist for viral warts, but none is universally successful. Candida immunotherapy is associated with a success rate of over 70%. Unfortunately, Candida antigen is now no longer available.

A new form of immunotherapy has just been introduced, carrying the...

1 Apr 2016

A solar keratosis is a flat area of redness and scaling on sun exposed parts of the body e.g. face, hands, forearms, in light skinned individuals esp. caucasians. Numerous keratoses may be present in these areas. They are pre-cancerous and may change to squamous cell c...

2 Jan 2016

Dr Raboobee and staff would like to take this opportunity to wish you a prosperous, eventful and rewarding 2016. Our practice will reopen on 4 january 2016. Keep well till then.



15 Nov 2015

Liquid nitrogen is used mainly for treatment of Solar Keratoses (actinic keratosis / sun spots). However, it is also often used to treat viral warts. After application, you may experience a burning sensation for about 10 minutes. By the next day, a blister often forms....

15 Nov 2015

Thiospot, a pigment inhibitor manufactured by Synchroline in Italy, is now available for lightening of pigmentation of the skin. Its main used include chloasma, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation and pigmented scars from acne. Thiospot may be used in conjunction with...