Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research

Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9554

+1 504 6082390

Cosmetology during pregnancy and post-partum

2nd International Conference and Exhibition on Cosmetology & Trichology

November 12-14, 2013 DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago-North Shore, IL, USA

Isaac Blickstein

Accepted Abstracts: J Clin Exp Dermatol Res

Abstract :

Significant changes occur in the female body during pregnancy and post-partum, some of which profoundly influence the skin, hair, and breasts. In this presentation, I will describe the biological changes in pigmentation, skin elasticity, and hair growth during gestation and post-partum. These would explain the formation of striae gravidarum (pregnancy stretch marks), hyperpigmentation, alteration in normal hair cycle (leading to post-partum hair shedding), etc. Cosmetic changes in the breast (with and without implants) will be discussed. Cosmetic interventions during pregnancy should be altered compared to the non- gravid state. In addition, myths about skin changes and potential treatment should be dispelled.

Biography :

Isaac Blickstein has completed his medical education in 1982. He is now Professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. He is practicing in the field of Maternal-Fetal Medicine. He published more that 215 papers, 55 chapters and 5 books. He performed research on dysplastic vulvar nevi, melanoma, and on neurofibromatosis during pregnancy.