What is Eczema?

(Atopic Dermatitis)

Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is a common skin condition where the skin becomes irritated and inflamed. While the exact cause of eczema is not yet known, it is believed to be closely linked to a defect in the skin barrier which results in loss of the skin’s moisture. Eczema is especially common among children, however, adults can develop the condition as well.