The London Skin Clinic is designed to provide private hospital-style facilities and services situated in a convenient Central London location at 108 Harley Street.
The multidisciplinary approach and onsite Day Surgery Centre at the London Skin Clinic allow it to offer a 'one stop' service for the treatment of skin conditions. Following a clinical examination and discussion with a consultant dermatologist, a diagnosis or treatment plan can usually be drawn up immediately. If surgery is required, this too can normally be performed the same day. If necessary, the Clinic can quickly and easily organise further tests, referrals to other specialists and surgery requiring a general anaesthetic.
The London Skin Clinic provides a friendly and efficient dermatology service for adults and children. It is able to offer advice on the management of all skin conditions, including acne, eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, skin allergies, hair loss and sweating problems. as well as support to help cope with living with skin problems.
The London Skin Clinic specialises in the treatment of:
The aim at the London Skin Clinic is to treat suspicious and proven malignant skin lesions on the same day as consultation in their Day Surgery Centre. Wound care advice is given by a nurse and a follow-up appointment is made for the removal of sutures and discussion of histopathology results, where necessary. If an operation under general anaesthetic is indicated by the size or nature of the lesion, this can be quickly arranged.
The Consultant Dermatolgists at the London Skin Clinic are happy to provide a second opinion service if a patient has had a diagnosis elsewhere that they would like reviewed or if they wish to discuss treatment options that have already been proposed.
Moles on the body are generally harmless, but should be observed for any changes using:
A Asymmetry One side of a mole should not differ from the other.
B Border The edge should not be blurred or jagged.
C Colour Changes in colour or patchy shades should be noted.
D Diameter Increases in size or a mole larger than 6mm across should be noted.
Any of these changes, or any reddening, crusting or bleeding, should be checked by a doctor. The London Skin Clinic offers a complete mole checking service, including removal and biopsy of the mole where necessary. Advice on sun awareness can also be provided. The London Skin Clinic is the preferred surgical partner for a number of skin cancer screening companies.