How to remove skin tags?

What are skin tags? Skin tags are growths on the skin, and while usually small they can be up to 5cm in width. A typical skin tag is soft, skin coloured or brown and will be raised or protrude from th...

What is a Wart?

Whilst warts are very common and totally harmless, they can be itchy, annoying and embarrassing, depending on where the wart is located on your body. Technically, dermatologists come across two main t...

What is a Dermatologist?

Dermatologists are doctors who specifically diagnose, investigate, treat, and manage skin conditions and diseases, such as moles, skin cancer, eczema, psoriasis and acne. Additionally, dermatologists ...

Colchester: Skin clinic opens due to high demand

We have opened a new clinic; noticing a high demand for skin services in and around the Colchester area has prompted us to open a new dermatology clinic there. Our new Colchester Dermatology clinic ha...

What Is Hair Loss?

Hair loss is a common and traumatic condition which affects all ages. Losing hair can show up in a number of different ways from patchy hair loss on the scalp to complete hair loss all over the body. ...

Is Excessive Hair Growth Crippling Your Self Confidence?

Excessive hair growth, also known as Hirsutism, can cripple self-confidence. The normal amount of body hair for women varies. Most of the time, a woman only has fine hair, or peach fuzz, above the lip...

What is Hyperhidrosis? (Excessive Sweating)

Hyperhidrosis is the term for excessive sweating, which occurs mainly on the hands, feet, underarms, but can affect all areas of the body. Many people with this condition experience social embarrassme...

Truths About Rosacea

1 in 10 people suffer from rosacea, although it is often misdiagnosed as acne. Rosacea is characterised by a red rash, and affected skin can often show signs of broken blood vessels, red spots and pus...

New Treatment for Vitiligo

New studies have seen a possibility of curing vitiligo with a common arthritis drug that is already being prescribed on the NHS. Vitiligo is a common, psychologically devastating skin condition that a...

Rosacea – 
Facial Redness and Flushing

Facial redness and flushing have a number of causes from diet to hormonal imbalances. Rosacea is a ‘red’ rash that usually occurs on the face. It is a long-term condition which generally affects Cauca...