Monthly Archives: April 2020

Ask Lesley – Are ‘at home’ peels thinning my skin?

Q: I’ve noticed that my skin is much drier and thinner than it used to be. I regularly exfoliate and do at home peels. Could these be thinning my skin?   No. The layers of skin get thin by sun … Continue reading

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Here comes the Sun – A suspicious mole?

A Suspicious Mole? Everyone has moles, little ­ areas where the skin cells have made more skin pigment than usual,  and while they are generally harmless, occasionally they can become pre cancerous or cancerous. If a mole is growing larger, … Continue reading

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Here comes the Sun – Sun damaged skin

Sun damaged skin For sun damage and uneven pigmentation including those dreadful brown splodges a really effective treatment is Photodynamic therapy (PDT). PDT is an established procedure for non-melanoma skin cancer and one of the benefits noted was the rejuvenation … Continue reading

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Here comes the Sun – Creepy Cleavage

Creepy Cleavage The skin on the décolletage is very delicate and particularly prone to photo ageing. Years of sun damage combined with the natural thinning of the fat layer under the skin, leads to thinner skin, and a crepey, texture. … Continue reading

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Here comes the Sun – Deep wrinkles and age spots

Deep wrinkles and age spots Laser resurfacing will deal with more severe, long-term issues seen on the face, hands and chest. Smartxide CO2 laser uses points of light that penetrates deep into the dermis to remove old, damaged skin cells … Continue reading

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Here comes the Sun – Minor Damage

Minor damage Viora Reaction is ideal for the face and hands and tackles fine lines and loose skin by using radio frequency energy. A gel is applied to the skin and a hand-held wand is used to heat the area … Continue reading

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Here Comes the Sun. Here comes Sun Damage.

Here Comes the Sun. Here comes Sun Damage. There’s no doubt a bit of sunshine and a glowing tan makes us look and feel better, but there are numerous consequences from prolonged periods in the sun, so we always recommend … Continue reading

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