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Skincare resources

Resources to help you understand more about skincare and the right choices on how best to look after your skin conditions.

Maskne: How to treat and avoid acne from face masks

Discover how to prevent and treat maskne (acne from face masks) with these helpful tips from our clinical team. Start a skin care consultation today.

Tips for skin care in the sun

Tips for skin care in the sun from our GPs. Look after your skin this summer with our help.

What are Emollients and Why Should You Use Them

Understand what Emollients are, and how the right ones can benefit you when used correctly.

How to Build a Skincare Routine

Discover how to build a good skincare routine to ensure that you look and feel your best, every day.

The PrivateDoc Skin Clinic

Do you have a skin condition but are unsure what it is. We can help.

Frequently asked questions about skincare

  • What is Eczema?

    Eczema affects around 15 million people in the UK of all ages. We can manage and prevent flare ups with a range of treatments.

    There are many different types of eczema, the most common of which is atopic eczema. Symptoms of eczema include chronic itching and skin concerns.

  • What is Psoriasis?

    Psoriasis affects around 1.1 million people in the UK. It is a chronic skin condition where patients experience periods of little-no symptoms, followed by flare up periods where patches of skin become red, flaky & crusty with silvery scales. The patches most often appear on elbows, knees, scalp and the lower back.There's no cure for psoriasis, but a range of treatments can improve symptoms and the appearance of skin patches.

  • What is Acne?

    Acne affects more than 80% of people at some point in their life, but only 14% reach for help from a GP. We want to change that and enable you to easily treat and manage your acne from the comfort of your own home.

    Acne is a common skin condition characterised by spots, oily skin and hot or painful skin. The 6 main types of acne are: blackheads, whiteheads, papules, nodules, pustules and cysts. Find out more about how we treat and manage acne below.

  • What is Rosacea?

    Rosacea affects about 1 in 10 people in the UK. The condition often appears in facial flare ups including flushing, redness, tiny blood vessels appearing, spots, thickening of the skin and sore, dry eyes. Whilst there is no cure, treatments to ease the symptoms can be really effective, used alongside good general measures wish we can help our patients implement and manage.

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