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Looking after your skin in Winter

Winter, with it’s blustery winds and cold temperature, is a time when the skin loses moisture and becomes dry. It’s important to use some moisturiser and one with an SPF is even better. Avoid bathing with water that is too hot as that can dehydrate the skin and use a soap free wash to avoid stripping the natural oils from your skin. The UV Index in June, July and August …Read More

Patients with Familial Atypical Multiple Mole Syndrome and Multiple Melanomas need a Molemap

The greatest risk for melanoma is thought to be having a large number of moles with some atypical moles thrown in the mix. It is very important to monitor for new or changing moles in these patients. When a patient is diagnosed with melanoma, they are at an increased risk of having another primary melanoma somewhere else on their body. 13 % of our melanoma patients go on to have …Read More