Author: UK Dermatologist

 Eczema, What is it and how is it treated?

Our skin can get itchy now and again, but for some people, they may have a form of eczema. Eczema can also be called atopic dermatitis which is the most common form of this type. Atopic refers to an allergy and people with eczema often have allergies or asthma along with itchy red skin. Eczema [...]

Rosacea Treatment with VBeam Prima

Rosacea is a common skin condition that causes the blood vessels in your face to become visible and your face to appear red or flushed. Patches of small, pus-filled bumps are another common symptom. Treating Rosacea can be difficult for the sufferer as there’s no known cure to date, however, it is a manageable condition [...]

Vbeam Prima | Pulsed Dye Laser

The Vbeam Prima is one of the leading pulse dye lasers used by dermatologists and physicians for many conditions. In addition, it’s can successfully rejuvenate skin and reduce the appearance of wrinkles. At UK Dermatologist, we’re proud to offer such a specialized pulsed dye laser that can help patients safely and without surgery or extensive [...]

VBeam Lasers – What are they and how do they work?

The VBeam Prima and VBeam Perfecta are the gold standard of pulse dye laser technology. The Vbeam lasers use an intense beam of light delivered in long pulses. As a result, it makes it the perfect laser to treat many vascular conditions such as: Rosacea Thread veins Pigmentation Scarring Stretch marks Warts How do the [...]

Moles: Understanding the different types of skin cancer

When it comes to checking your moles, it can be confusing about what to look for. We often don’t take much notice of moles or their appearance unless they change quite suddenly, but it’s important to understand that not all moles are innocent and certain changes could indicate skin cancer. It’s completely normal to have [...]

Mole Removal : Understanding how to check moles

Mole Removal : Understanding how to check moles We all have moles and they’re uselessly harmless. However on occasion, a mole may change or evolve, it’s important to get any changing moles checked out. What are moles? A mole is a coloured and small spot on the skin. They’re often oval-shaped or round with a [...]

Acne: Can we get it at any age?

Acne is a chronic, inflammatory skin condition that affects about 80% of people at some point in their lives. It commonly occurs during puberty, but it can occur at any age. This is because the sebaceous glands which activate during puberty produce oil. These are stimulated by hormones produced by the adrenal glands to cause [...]

Laser Hair Removal: What is it and why get it?

Despite being commercially available for over 20 years, many potential recipients of laser hair removal are unsure about the treatment procedure and whether they should consider using it. To answer these questions, we have put together a quick guide: What is Laser Hair Removal? Laser hair removal is a medical procedure that uses a concentrated [...]

Mole Awareness Clinic

As summer approaches and the sun comes out of its hibernation, it’s the time of year when we will be taking off the extra layers of clothing to allow the sunshine on our skin. For dermatologists this is a busy time when those funny looking moles grab the attention of patients and their partners. The […]