Real People's Stories
When her SKs appeared in her 40s, they multiplied fast. “They were like a snowball going downhill,” says this 51-year-old. “If I can slow down my SKs, I can slow down aging.” She doesn’t fuss over her appearance. She colors her own hair. She doesn’t wear makeup to...
She had acne as a child. Finally, she got clear skin as an adult. Then the SKs showed up - rough, scaly, dark spots on her 58-year-old skin. The spots make her look older than she is and older than she feels, in her heart. Hear her story.
This 42-year-old has DPN growths on her cheeks and around her eyes. She thinks she looks closer to 50. “There’s a sadness to that.” Having clear skin “makes you feel vibrant and relevant,” she says. Hear her story.
“I feel like a fat, spotted leopard with my SKs,” says this 49-year-old male. He cuts the lawn in the heat with a t-shirt on. He worries people will think he has something contagious. He worries he looks slovenly. Hear his story.
SKs cover his back. He worries his back offends people. At 72 years of age, he says the growths are an assault on his identity. Hear his story.