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 […]

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 […]

How to take care of your feet

HOW TO TAKE CARE OF YOUR FEET Dry or cracked heels is a common foot condition – which for many won’t be serious and might just be a little unsightly but for others it can cause discomfort or pain. Often, you’ll notice thickened skin on the heel and perhaps yellowish calluses around the edges. This […]

How did being lockdown affect our skin?

HOW DID BEING IN LOCKDOWN AFFECT OUR SKIN? During the COIVD-19 pandemic, we all experienced periods of lockdown where normal daily activities were put on pause and our routines changed. We have spoken to two of our Consultant Dermatologists about how lockdown has affected our skin and the reasons for this. WHY MIGHT PEOPLE BE […]

Five common skin manifestations of COVID-19 identified

FIVE COMMON SKIN MANIFESTATIONS OF COVID-19 IDENTIFIED The British Association of Dermatologists has published information relating to skin manifestations of COVID-19, that have been identified by Spanish dermatologists, collaborating through the Spanish Academy of Dermatology. The research has been published in the  British Journal of Dermatology. Please note: skin lesions and rashes are common, and […]