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Laser treatment is coming!

I am super excited that laser treatment is coming to my skin clinic in Christchurch, Dorset next month. I have been wanting to introduce laser for a while, as I know how amazingly effective laser treatments can be. Finally, I was able to go and do my training and my advanced laser machine is on its way. So in a few weeks I’ll be ready to go! So what can laser do? Red vein removal, Pigmentation removal, Acne scar treatment and more … Laser treatment achieves incredible, long-lasting results for so many different areas. It can effectively remove red vein/spider veins as well as the red areas of Rosacea. Check out these before and after photos for reducing the appearance of pigmentation on the hands! Laser treatment is brilliant for acne scars, as well as targeting the bacteria in the … Continue reading

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What is pigmentation?

If you pay close attention to your skin, you may have noticed small areas of discolouration and darkening. Not those freckles… I’m talking uneven dark patches that seem to persist on your face, neck, shoulders and hands. This is pigmentation – or brown spots as they’re more commonly known. How can you get pigmentation? It is caused by the sun. In this blog, I wanted to give you as much information on pigmentation as possible because some have it and don’t even realise. So, what are these dark patches on my skin? Okay, let’s jump straight in. Also known as hyper-pigmentation, pigmentation occurs due to an increase in the number of pigment-producing cells in the skin, or the pigmented substance they produce (melanin). Why do I have pigmentation on my skin? Interestingly, it’s not always brought on by sun exposure … Continue reading

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