When should you visit a Dermatologist?

Dermatologists know that when it comes to skin, prioritising it will go along way in appearance and the sooner you begin the better. Little changes make a big difference and what you do for your skin today you will reap the rewards of later in life.

The answer is that really whatever age we are we should be thinking about looking after our skin whether for prevention or treatment of a skin condition. Being one of the most visible elements of our body, prevention is always better than cure, but being also the largest and most vulnerable means it needs a lot of attention.

At over 20 square feet and weighing on average around 3.6 kgs, skin is a large part or both appearance but is also involved in many other processes. It can help with temperature regulation & protects us from things like bugs or environmental factors. UV rays, air pollution, hormones, smoking, sleep, stress and alcohol all take their toll on our skin amongst other things and will contributing to sagging, dull or a damaged appearance. The skin similarly will be affected with age.

What are the effects of age on the skin?

There are many ways in which the skin changes as we age including;

  • Sagging
  • Thinning
  • Lesion development

The extent of which is largely attributed to our lifestyle factors on treating our skin

When should I visit a dermatologist?

A dermatologist by definition is an expert medical field concerned with the diagnosis and treatment. From as early as your 20s your skin cells will alter and the most important point is that what you do today will affect how you will look in later years; this is true in your 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s and beyond. Lines and wrinkles or sagging skin may only be visible at later stages but the extend to and when will be affected by how you treat your

How can a dermatologist help with my skin?

With different stages of our life our skin can need different treatments and depending on your goals treatment recommendations could vary.

At West London Dermatology Centre our dermatologists offer a range of skincare, advice and treatments tailored to your personal skin needs. These include:

  • Skin tag removal
  • Skin pigmentation treatment
  • Mole analysis and removal
  • Anti-wrinkle injections
  • Fillers (lip, cheek, eye and chin fillers)
  • Skin rejuvenation treatments
  • Laser skin rejuvenation
  • Acne treatments
  • Scar treatments/removal
  • Skin peels
  • Wart analysis and removal
  • Hyfrication
  • Psoriasis treatment
  • Rosacea treatment
  • Eczema treatment

Our skin experts can help advise on what is the right treatment option may be specific to your skin needs.

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