Why should I see a Consultant Dermatologist?

BENEFITS OF SEEING A CONSULTANT DERMATOLOGIST. You may have heard of the term ‘Consultant Dermatologist’ but not really known exactly what they do or what the benefits of seeing one are. Here we will explain what dermatology is, what a Consultant Dermatologist is and how they may be able to help you. What is Dermatology? […]

Why men need to look after their skin

SKIN CONDITIONS IN MEN Many of the most common skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis and warts are just as likely to affect men as women. However, there are some skin conditions that men are at higher risk of developing when exposed to harmful UV rays regularly or without sun protection. As males have higher […]

When Should I Worry About A Mole

WHEN SHOULD I WORRY ABOUT A MOLE? A mole is a coloured spot on the skin which is made up of a cluster of cells known as melanocytes which are responsible for producing the pigment in your skin. Sometimes these melanocytes grow in a cluster instead of being spread out which results in the formation […]

What’s your skin type?

WHAT’S YOUR SKIN TYPE? Understanding your skin type is really important for a variety of both cosmetic and health reasons, from choosing the right skincare regime to identifying skin conditions you may be more prone to getting. The most important perhaps, is that your skin type can be an indicator of your susceptibility to developing […]

What is the best treatment for acne scars?

WHAT IS THE BEST TREATMENT FOR ACNE SCARS?   With acne being the most common skin condition in teenagers and young adults, more and more research into the treatment of acne is being conducted. Statistics show that acne affects three out of four people between the ages of 11-30 according to Medical News Today, with an […]

What are the common types of skin cancer?

WHAT ARE THE COMMON TYPES OF SKIN CANCER? There are three main types of skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma (BCC), squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and melanoma. The first two are both known as non-melanoma skin cancer and are the most common varieties. Non-melanoma skin cancer refers to a group of cancers that slowly develop in […]