- Face-to-Face consultation with a skilled Dermatology Specialty Doctor.
- Our doctors have the expertise to diagnose and treat diseases of the skin, hair and nails and skin cancers in all age groups.
- Dermatological problems such as eczema, psoriasis, acne, rosacea, alopecia (hair loss), urticaria, hyperhidrosis (excess sweating), sun damage and different rashes.
- Mole check-ups of all skin types include assessment of risk factors and a full skin examination.
- Mole analysis includes the use of a Dermatoscope.
- All mole consultations will include education on how to examine your own skin, the worrying features to look out for and sun protection.
- Referral from your GP is not required.
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The most common forms of skin cancer are:
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Squamous cell carcinoma
Melanoma Skin Cancer
There are also many different types of less common skin cancers. Skin cancer can be caused by numerous different factors but the most common risks include ultraviolet radiation (from sunlight or tanning beds), the effects of ageing, smoking, suppression of the immune system, exposure to certain chemicals or ionising radiation, long standing skin diseases and long standing wounds or scars.
Eczema (also referred to as dermatitis) is a group of inflammatory skin disorders that can affect, children or adults. The skin may be itchy, red, sore, cracked and/or dry. There are many different types of eczema such as atopic dermatitis, irritant or allergic contact dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, infantile eczema and others.
Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition characterised by well defined, red and scaly patches of thickened skin. It can start at any age and can persist long term. It may affect the arms, back, legs, abdomen, scalp, nails, ears, hands or feet. It may also be associated with other health conditions such as inflammatory arthritis, inflammation of the eye, inflammatory bowel disease, coeliac disease etc.
Acne is skin condition the most often affects the face but can spread to involve the chest, neck, back and occasionally over the body. There are different types of acne spots including; open and closed comedones (blackheads and whiteheads), papules (small, tender, red bumps), nodules (large, painful, red lumps), pseudocysts etc and they may result in scarring.
Rosacea is a skin condition that involves the face, most commonly those aged 30 to 60 years. It can cause red spots (papules), pustules, flushing, persistent red areas, dry and flaky skin and occasionally enlarged unshapely nose with prominent pores.
The medical term of hair loss is alopecia. It may affect the scalp, eyebrows, eyelashes and/or body hair. Alopecia can occur at any age in men and women of any ethnic background. It can be due to a reduction of hair growth, increased shedding of the hair, inflammatory skin conditions, congenital or acquired. There are many different types of alopecia including permanent causes (scarring alopecia).
Urticaria is characterised by weals (hives) or angioedema (swelling) or both. Weals can vary in size and shape and may last a few minutes to several hours. Urticaria can affect any part of the body and can be due to numerous different causes.
Pigmentation disorders may be localised, such as moles, age spots, seborrhoeic keratosis, freckles, post inflammation (such as to eczema), due to skin infection (such as pityriasis versicolor) or bleeding in the skin or more generalised such as melasma (chloasma).
Excessive sweating can be localised (eg to palms, soles, under arm skin, face & scalp) or affect the whole body.
It can be a physical burden & affect your quality of life from a psychological, emotional, and social perspective.