They are often referred to as broken Capillaries, but they are actually permanently dilated Capillaries.
CAMPBELL DE MORGAN SPOTS
These vascular blemishes are also known as Cherry Angioma or Blood Spots.
This a dilated blook vessal, with smaller isolated blemishes or can be multiple in areas such as cheeks or chest area.
SKIN TAGS (Fibroepithelial polyp/papilloma)
They are a common fibrous skin condition often found in areas of friction e.g. the armpits, under the breasts, groin or around the neck where necklaces or collars may irritate.
They appear as small white lipid-epithlium plugs that show as hard solid lumps. They can appear between the eye lashes on the eyelids, cheeks or anywhere on the face or neck where dry skin is present.
DERMATOSIS PAPULOSA NIGRA
It is peculiar to black skin and is a common papular disorder which develops in adolescence. They present as smooth, dome shaped, brown to black papules mainly on the cheeks, chest and upper chest. We would usually carry out a small patch test area to see how the skin heals and if this is successul we can book you in for the rest of the blemishes to be treated.
These are common non cancerous skin arowths which are more likely to develop as we get older. they can vary in colour and size but they are usually brown black or light tan. They usually appear on the head, neck, chest and back.
Age spots are caused by an accumulation of a yellow pigment called lipofuscin from ageing of the Collagen producing Cells. They are very common on the hands and face of the middle aged. On removal if the pigment underneath the tiny section is the same colour as the age spot itself the pigment goes deep into the dermis and treatment will not be successful.
They are benign eccrine gland tumours presenting as flattish papules or plates found around the eye socket area in particular under the eye and are non-contagious. They range from 1-3 mm in diameter and are firm to the touch, they are easily treated.
There are various types of Warts, including Flat (plane) raised (common) and varrucas (Planter – on the feet) Treating warts and verrucas after your first treatment you would need to be reviewed again after 3 months as it can take this long for the body’s immune response to kick in and start to fight the virus. We would then assess the area and decide a second or third treatment may be necessary.
This is deposits of fatty material under the s and range in size from 6mm to more than 7 cm. diameter. They are associated with a symptom of metabolic disorders such as diabetes or high cholesterol. This appears on the eyelids and presents itself as flat yellowish growths on the eyelids close to the nose. Advanced electrolysis can reduce in size and appearance although the milky yellow colour remains and more than one treatment is required over a period of time. This is a dilated blood vessel, with smaller isolated blemishes or can be multiple in areas such as the cheeks or chest area.
This is retention of keratin trapped under the surface of the skin trapped within a setaceous sore which is created from skin cells. They are painless, slow growing small bumps or lumps that move freely under the skin from a pea to an egg and the areas most affected are those where there are more sebaceous glands ie. face, chest, scalp and back although they also appear in the underarm and can be found in the trunk and the vaginal area or other parts of the genitalia.
This is a skin condition that comes more common with age. It’s caused by when the sebaceous oil glands produce too much oil, which can be trapped under the skin and causes bumps. When treated the blemish can scab and come away over a couple of weeks. There is minimal down time with this treatment and you can usually carry on with your daily activities.