Sunday, October 24, 2010


Garra rufa and Cyprinion macrostomus are fish with a special attraction . They both love to eat skin cells. Doctorfish (aka nibble fish and kangal fish), are breed in outdoor pools in spas where they are used to feed on the skin of patients with psoriasis and eczema. According to experts, Doctorfish only consume the affected and dead areas of the skin and leave the healthy keratin . Skin cells neormally reproduce every 28 days and regular visits to the spas are required when people need damaged skin removed. . Since the mid 21st century, doctorfish resorts have sprung up all over the world and are used regularly in spas as exfollient agents.

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