Skin Rejuvenation

PDT Light Therapy

Photodynamic therapy is a highly successful method of treating localized rough pigmented skin patches, pre-cancerous actinic keratoses (AKs), wrinkling, enlarged pores. It is also a well-known solution for resistant acne.

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Award Winning Specialist Clinic

We've won 12 top industry awards since 2010 and regularly feature in the national and international press.

Industry Leading Consultants

We've invited only the very best consultants in the country to practice with us.

Care Quality Commission

We're regulated by the independent regulator of health and social care in England.

GMC Registered Surgeons

All of our surgeons are registered with the General Medical Council.

What is PDT Light Therapy?

Photodynamic therapy is a highly successful method of treating localized rough pigmented skin patches, pre-cancerous actinic keratoses (AKs), wrinkling, enlarged pores. It is also a well-known solution for resistant acne.

The treatment consists of two stages, the first is a cream application. The ingredients of this cream are readily absorbed by rapidly growing, photodamaged skin cells, actinic keratoses, sebaceous glands and even hair follicles.  It is this selective absorption that makes PDT such an effective treatment for overall skin improvement.  The second stage of the treatment 10 to 30 minutes later, involves shining a pure light on the treatment area to activate the cream.  It is only when both this specific cream and the pure light are combined that they have a profound effect on the skin.  The cream undergoes a chemical change due to the light exposure that causes it to release a powerful oxygen molecule which destroys the damaged skin cells on the surface of the skin and in the hair follicle and pores.

The preparation of the skin, exposure time, wavelength and light source used to activate the medicated cream are dependent upon the area of the body or face being treated, as well as the condition. 

After treatment has happened skin will be red, areas of pigmentation will darken and peel and some individuals may experience swelling especially around the lip and/or eye areas.  These symptoms subside after around 2-7 days exposing fresh healthy underlying skin. Skin continues to improve in both texture and tone, pore size reduces and the oil flow of sebaceous glands is reduced resulting in less pore blockage.

To achieve maximum improvement, a series of approximately three treatments at 2-4 week intervals are most effective. Some patients with actinic keratoses will achieve results in just one treatment.

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PDT Light Therapy Consultants

We have invited a selection of the country's very best consultants to join us at the Cadogan Clinic so that you can be sure that whatever the nature of your treatment, you will be seeing one of the top practitioners in the country.

The Patient Journey. What you can expect on your journey with us

You will meet with one of our highly trained cosmetic dermatologists or surgeons at the Clinic on Sloane Street, Chelsea, for a no-obligation in-person assessment.

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A state of the art, award winning clinic.

Founded in 2004 by world renowned plastic surgeon Mr Bryan Mayou, we now work with over 100 leading consultants and successfully treat over 20,000 patients each year. We have been winning industry awards since inception.

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Best in Class Facilities

All of our treatments take place at our beautiful boutique premises in Chelsea. We have six consulting rooms and five operating rooms, as well as a dedicated pre and post-operative suite, and a full team of specialist nursing staff.

Our Clinic

A Strong Tradition of Innovation

We were founded in 2004 by world renown plastic surgeon Mr Bryan Mayou, best known for his pioneering work in the area of liposuction, lasers and microvascular surgery. We continue to collaborate with pioneers in our field.

Our History

At Home in Sloane Street, London

We are proud that our state of the art award-winning clinic is located in one of the best neighbourhoods in the country

Welcome to Sloane Street

Clinics Nationwide

We offer surgical consultations in London, Birmingham, Chelmsford and Bristol, and attract international patients from all corners of the globe such as as the USA, the Middle East and Europe.

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How To Find Us

The Cadogan Clinic is based at 120 Sloane Street in Chelsea, just off Sloane Square and the Kings Road.

We are accessible by all major bus routes that pass through Sloane Square and Sloane Street, as well as Sloane Square tube station.

We are just a 5 minute walk northwards up Sloane Street once you have arrived at Sloane Square.

Local pay parking is available just around the corner from the Clinic on Cadogan Gate, Cadogan Square and Cadogan Gardens. Our local residential parking zone is the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea.

Address: 120 Sloane Street, Chelsea, London, SW1X 9BW



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2021

My Face My Body

Best Clinic Winner

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2020

My Face My Body

Best Clinic Winner

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2018

My Face My Body

Highly Commended

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