Most teenagers will develop acne. Some teenagers will develop it in a mild form for a short period of time and unfortunately, some teenagers may develop a more severe form of acne for a longer period of time. This more severe form of acne, called Nodulocystic Acne, may produce permanent scarring if left untreated and it may persist into adult life. All acne is imminently treatable and nobody should end up with permanent scars.
Patients with Rosacea tend to have more sensitive skins Rosacea is a common inflammatory condition especially affecting Caucasian women between 30 and 60 years of age.
There are many different types of dermatitis but generally it can be broken up into 2 sub-groups – Endogenous Eczema or Dermatitis and Exogenous Eczema or Dermatitis.
Pigmentation & Melasma
Pigmentation is a general term used for darkening of the skin. One of the more common types of hyperpigmentation is post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Melasma is caused by an overproduction of melanin by the pigment cells i.e. melanocytes.
Botox® for Hyperhidrosis
Hyperhidrosis means excessive sweating. Sweating is one of the most important ways in which the body loses heat; however, people with hyperhidrosis produce sweat in amounts far greater than needed to control their temperature.
Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed type of cancer. It is increasing in frequency and is most generally found in people with a fair skin who have had excessive amounts of sun exposure over their whole lifetime.
Mole Mapping or Digital Demoscopy is a relatively new method of digitally monitoring moles or melanocytic naevi. The Mole Mapping machine involves a digital video camera that is able to take a magnified image of the naevus.
There is a software programme that analyses the mole and this image can then be stored and the patient followed up closely. This has been a major technical advance in that it allows Dermatologists, to look into the mole and to make a far more accurate diagnosis. Should there be the slightest change to the mole on follow-up, then the lesion should be surgically excised