Keratosis pilaris is a very common condition that causes tiny rough bumps on your skin. The condition is usually accompanied with dry, rough skin.
Its common amongst young children, though it can occur at any age. Generally, the upper arms, thighs, cheeks and buttocks are affected. The condition may not cause itchiness, but, may worsen with cold, dry weather conditions.
Keratosis pilaris is caused by excess keratin in the skin. Keratin is a protein that in the skin that helps protect it from infections. With excess keratin, opening of hair follicles get blocked with scaly plugs.
Though the condition is harmless, most often considered a variant of normal skin, and usually corrects itself with age, most prefer an improvement in appearance
- Topical medications to soften the thick skin
- skin polishing and special peels to improve the skin with our treatments we can improve > 50%