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How can I tell if a cosmetic treatment is good or bad?
Is “X’ Treatment Good or Bad? In the realm of cosmetic medicine and aesthetics, it is not uncommon for...
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Broad Band Light (BBL) for Skin Ageing
Laser treatments for rosacea and acne in London BBL is a type of light-based clinic therapy by Sciton...
Chronic Acne advice
Why Choose A Consultant Dermatologist-Led Service?
Why Choose A Consultant Dermatologist-Led Service? When it comes to managing skin issues, from common...
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Acne Scarring: Combination therapy with ProFractional Laser and polynucleotides
As a consultant dermatologist deeply invested in patient care, I am thrilled to explore the transformative...
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BBL therapy and Clear Silk treatment for rosacea
At Self London, we understand the challenges that individuals with rosacea face when it comes to managing...
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AviClear: A Game-Changing Breakthrough in Acne Treatment Unveiled in the UK
Written by Consultant Dermatologist & Self Founder, Dr Anjali Mahto: Acne has been a constant presence...
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Acne Scarring Treatment in London
Acne Scarring Facial acne scarring has been shown to affect somewhere between 47-95% of those who suffer...
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Melasma
Melasma is predominantly a facial condition leading to a disorder of hyperpigmentation. It manifests...
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Resurfacing Lasers
Resurfacing lasers have revolutionized the landscape of skin rejuvenation by offering a scientific approach...
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Acne And Pregnancy
Acne during pregnancy is surprisingly common and for many tends to occur during the first (and possibly...
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Post-Roaccutane Skincare
Post-Roaccutane Skincare Roaccutane (isotretinoin) is a drug I have both first-hand personal experience...
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Cleaning Your Beauty Blenders
Cleaning Your Beauty Blenders How often are you cleaning your beauty blenders or checking expiry dates...
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Keratosis Pilaris
Keratosis Pilaris Keratosis Pilaris (KP) is a common, harmless skin concern, affecting nearly a third...
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Cognitive Biases
Something that plays on my mind a lot when writing about skin and dermatology in blogs or social media...
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The Post-Truth World
In the 2020s, I often find myself wondering how it is possible that we are currently living in what is...
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Differences Between Rosacea and Acne
Rosacea or acne? One common issue I have seen repeatedly in clinic is women telling me they have problems...
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What is a filter bubble?
The term “filter bubble” was coined by internet activist, Eli Pariser, as far back as about 2010.  It...
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Black Skin
I was thrilled to have taken part in summer 2020 in an event called Black Skin Decoded, with Glamour...
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Transgender Dermatology
The transgender community and its dermatologic needs are often unique and the scientific literature is...
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Diet and Acne
I have written at length in the past about what is known about the relationship between diet and acne...
Do home remedies work?
Stress and skin
Many of us recognise that stress is a common reason for skin conditions to flare up.  This is particularly...
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Cystic Acne and Skincare
There is a common misconception that optimising your skincare routine can lead to both short and long-term...
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Rosacea
What is rosacea? Rosacea (from the Latin for “rose-coloured”) is a common, inflammatory skin condition....
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Preservatives
Preservatives: don’t they get a bad rep in skincare? Why are we so worried about them? Are they really...
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Psychodermatology
When we talk about “psychodermatology”, what do we really mean? The word has been coined to reflect the...
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Hyperpigmentation And Choosing A Sunscreen
Disorders of increased skin pigmentation, such as melasma and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, are...
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Fungal Acne
When it’s the entity known colloquially as “fungal acne”. The medical word for this is Malasezzia folliculitis...
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Sunburn
When it comes to looking after your skin, prevention is always better than cure.  However, with the best...