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Expert treatment for skin problems, FAST
Unfortunately, there are a number of ways the skin can be damaged. These include:
It can be easy to feel quite self-conscious about skin problems, particularly where they affect more visible places such as the hands and face. Although some skin conditions will resolve naturally, many others will need treatment to properly relieve symptoms.
Dermatology is the area of medicine involved with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the skin, hair and nails A doctor who specialises in this area is known as a Consultant Dermatologist. For any skin, hair or nail concern, a Dermatologist will always be the best person to see for assessment and guidance about the best treatment.
At The Blackheath Hospital in London, our Consultant Dermatologists offer diagnosis and treatment for a very wide range of skin symptoms and conditions. Whether you are concerned about a mole that has changed shape and/or colour, embarrassed by an angry red rash or frustrated by itchy skin, a consultation with a Dermatologist is a very sensible course of action. Why not book your visit with one of our experienced Dermatologists today?
The Dermatology team can also investigate and treat problems with skin lumps, including:
Our Dermatologists also diagnose and treat problems with skin pigmentation, scalp disorders and hair loss.
Whatever your particular symptoms, the experienced Dermatology team at The Blackheath can easily and quickly provide you with expert assessment for peace of mind. If any treatment is needed, this is easily arranged for you.
They will carefully examine the affected area of skin. Depending on your symptoms, they may want to carry out a full skin examination. They may use a special handheld magnifying device (known as a dermatoscope) that can be helpful when diagnosing moles and skin lesions.
For some skin conditions, further investigations can be helpful. These include:
Your Dermatologist will arrange any tests required at the earliest opportunity. Once the results of any tests are back, they will talk with you about treatment options. Treatment for skin conditions may involve:
It may also be found that no treatment is required. For example, a harmless mole can be left.
Types of skin surgery carried out by the Dermatologists at The Blackheath include:
Your Dermatologist will review the results of any treatment at certain intervals. If adjustments are needed (for example, changing to a different or higher dose topical medication), this is easily arranged. If your symptoms come back, or if you have any questions or concerns at any time, it is easy to arrange another appointment to see your Dermatologist for further help.
When you visit a Consultant Dermatologist at The Blackheath Hospital, you will benefit from:
Our experienced team of Consultant Dermatologists would be delighted to help treat your skin complaint. If you’re troubled with any type of problem with your skin, hair or nails, why not book your appointment today? We look forward to welcoming you to The Blackheath Hospital soon.