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All of our services will be delivered in line with the UK government's social distancing measures and fully compliant with all PPE guidance from Public Health England and NHS England.

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Sun Damage and Sunspots

UVA rays from the sun reach the deeper dermis, and they are responsible for ageing and wrinkling of the skin. The UV rays damage the production of collagen in the skin, they also damage and increase the breakdown of elastin fibres. This results in a loss of strength, elasticity and thickness of the skin and is responsible for producing the sallow colour and leather-like texture.

Sun spots have the appearance of flat brown spots that show up on the parts of the skin that have had excessive sun exposure. They are most common on face, hands, shoulders, arms and on the scalp of bald people. They will darken and increase in number with ongoing exposure to UV light.

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Of course, we use the very latest technology. But our real skill is in knowing how and when to use it to suit each individual patient.


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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Dr Susan Mayou advices on skin cancer symptoms with Marie Claire

Consultant Dermatologist Dr Susan Mayou shares her advice with Marie Claire on spotting the symptoms of skin cancer.

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