Causes of Brittle Nails

Fingernail or toenail abnormalities can tell you a lot about your health. They’re often a sign of a fungal nail infection or injury but can sometimes indicate a more serious underlying disease. ...

What is Vitiligo?

Vitiligo is a skin condition, in which white patches develop on your skin. The patches are due to loss of colour (pigment) from areas of your skin. There are usually no other symptoms, but the appeara...

What is The Mask of Pregnancy?

If you have noticed dark, blotchy, brown, confetti-like patches of skin on your forehead, upper lip and cheeks, you are most likely suffering from chloasma, also called Melasma. This type of Melasma i...

Facial Pigmentation

Melasma (pigmentation) is a common skin condition in adults that mainly affects the face. It is more common in women and people with darker skin. Whilst sun exposure generally makes it more pronounced...

Eczema – Allergy or Not?

The word ‘eczema’ is originally Greek, meaning ‘to boil’. In the original description of eczema, ‘bubbles’ under the skin, was the main finding. Today, it is defined as a group of inflammatory skin co...

Treating Dry Cracked Hands

Over winter, hands can become dry and dehydrated, which can lead to cracking.Use warm, not hot water to wash your hands. Using gentle moisturising soaps. Ingredients such as glycerin or lanolin can ...

What is a Skin Biopsy?

If you have been to a dermatologist, the issue of a skin biopsy may have come up. What is a skin biopsy? A skin biopsy allows the physician to make a diagnosis of a rash or a worrisome skin lesion, fo...

Are Skin Tags Dangerous?

A skin tag is a benign growth of skin cells. They tend to form in areas where the skin creases, such as your neck, breasts, armpits and groin area. Close to half the population has skin tags but are m...

What is Winter Psoriasis?

Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition that affects over 4.5 million adults, as well as many children. It can start at any age and causes sufferers to develop flaky, red, crusty patches of skin covered...

What happens at your Norwich mole check?

Before your consultation, you will need to check-in at the main reception at our clinic. Here the receptionist will show you where your appointment will be taking place, and alert you when your consul...