Skin conditions

Acne- getting the most from creams & gels

Acne is a very common skin condition- whilst it is most prevalent amongst teenagers, unfortunately it sometimes continues into adulthood. There are many good treatment options: most people start with over-the-counter products available from a pharmacy, but if these don’t work, a doctor can prescribe stronger creams/gels, or oral antibiotics. The contraceptive pill can [...]

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Rosacea- a common skin problem

Rosacea (also known as Acne Rosacea) is a very common skin condition, which can cause a lot of distress to sufferers. Symptoms include facial flushing, redness, dilated blood vessels, pimples and pustules. Sometimes there can be redness or inflammation around the eyelids and eye area. Whilst Rosacea can seem similar to acne, there are [...]

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