Thread veins and haemangiomas

Otherwise known as telangiectasia, these are tiny, superficial red, blue or purplish blood vessels often caused by sun exposure, wind, extreme temperatures, steroids, hormonal changes and radiotherapy. They range from tiny threads to larger blue/purple veins. If left untreated, vessels may enlarge and become increasingly unsightly. The veins can appear in clusters, called spider naevi,…

Scarring and stretch marks

Scars, acne scars or stretch marks affect the way that many people feel about their appearance. Certain types of scar can be improved with the Regenlite™ laser with very little discomfort or side effects from the treatment. Because the laser stimulates wound healing, it cannot be used on hypertrophic or keloid scars.

Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a common condition of the skin that presents with pink, scaly areas on the skin. It tends to come and go throughout the lives of sufferers. Psoriasis is not caused by an infection and you cannot infect other people with it. It can affect any part of the body but most commonly the…

Pigmentation

The colour of our skin ranges from light pink to very dark. The colour is a result of melanin in the skin and the amount of pigmentation we have is determined by our sex and family background. Melanin is important in protecting the skin from the sun’s rays. Irregular pigmentation, including sun spots, can be…

Excessive sweating

Normal sweating helps to regulate the body’s temperature. Hyperhidrosis is the medical term for excessive sweating. The condition can leave the affected areas constantly damp, making everyday activities difficult to carry out. Botulin is a very effective and almost instant method to manage excessive sweating.

Ageing Skin

Ageing Skin is, unfortunately inevitable. Even if we only experience casual sun exposure over our lives, skin quality begins to deteriorate in the middle to late 20s. However, skin ageing is influenced by many factors, and the appearance of damaged skin can be improved. Lines and wrinkles are a part of the natural skin ageing…

Acne

Acne is a very common inflammatory disorder of the skin. It affects a large proportion of teenagers, and many adults too. It is a distressing condition that can persist for many years and can leave behind both physical and psychological scars. There is a vast range of treatments for acne from simple over-the-counter lotions to…