Atopic eczema is a very common skin condition due to skin inflammation. 1 in every 5 children in the UK is affected by eczema at some stage.
A common skin disease affecting 1 in 50 people. It occurs equally in men and women. Psoriasis is a long-term condition which may come and go throughout your lifetime.
Acne ranges from a few spots on the face, neck, back and chest, which most teenagers will have at some time, to a more severe problem that may cause scarring and reduce self-confidence.
Alopecia is a general term for hair loss. Alopecia areata is a common cause of non- scarring hair loss that can occur at any age. It usually causes small, coin-sized, round patches of baldness on the scalp.
Skin does an amazing job holding us together and responding to our world. What is normal? Well- we all live in different skins and no one skin is ‘normal’. Skin is constantly trying to respond to many things and conditions like spots, eczema and skin infections are part of this. They are also so common they can be considered a normal part of life. Fortunately there are ways to manage all skin conditions and most of them don’t stop skin getting on with its important functions.
We look after a wide range of conditions. Look through our full list to find out about causes and how we can help.