What is Eczema

Episode #173 / Mar 24, 2010
Eczema is often confused with different conditions or even dry skin, and thus, when people treat the latter two, they don't get any relief. In this episode of DermTV, Dr. Schultz explains what Eczema really is so that you can understand how to treat it.
sweets on March 24, 2010 at 8:31pm

how do we treat the marks it leaves, i had eczema few years ago but it left hyperpigmentation on my arms around elbow and thighs, I have tried chemical peels (3 sessions) but marks dont go. It looks very nasty uneven skin tone,how do i get rid of this hyperpigmentation?

Neal Schultz, M.D. on June 1, 2010 at 1:42am

@Sweets: Exfoliation (chemical peels) cannot remove hyperpigmentation of any cause unless it is done in conjunction with strict sun protection and chemical bleaches. For information on removing brown spots, see How to Remove Brown Spots.