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...

Can you get moles removed?

What is a mole? Most moles are harmless and small, coloured spots on the skin, technically a cluster of pigmented cells. We all have them and most of the time there is nothing to worry about. Moles ca...

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...

Don’t Let Worries About Skin Cancer Plague Your Mind

One of the UK’s foremost experts in skin cancer detection, Dr Deepak Rallan from Diamond Skin Care, explains how to maintain your peace of mind as access to healthcare has become more restricted. Sinc...

Skin cancer: Don’t let it be a case of ‘out of sight, out of mind’

Doctors are often asked when is the best time to be screened for sun damage problems? Consultant dermatologist Dr Deepak Rallan advises: “Don’t let winter be a case of out of sight, out of...

Six myths and facts to reduce skin cancer anxiety in lockdown

Skin cancer expert Dr Deepak Rallan offers some myth busting to help you keep a check on moles during lockdown. “I’m worried about skin cancer, but I can’t get to my doctor.” This has been a frequent ...

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...