• Rosacea

    Consists of pustules and papules, and produces a redness and flushing of the skin. Primary areas affected are on the face, nose, forehead and chin. Some people expirience symptoms on necks, backs, scalp, arms, and legs. People who experience repeated episodes of flushing in the early stages of rosacea, may suffer from a persistently red face at later stages. Rosacea /Acne rosacea can be missinterpeted as adult acne. Blackheads are normally not present in rosacea skin, but telangiectasia will be present on the nose and cheeks, as well as inflamed papules and pustules.

  • Eczema

    Also known as “atopic dermatitis,” is a superficial inflamatory process at the beginning marked by redness, and involving the edpierms. It is characterised by itching, weeping, small papules, vesicles, crusting, pigmentation, and scaling. Most often affecting the face, hands, insides of the elbows, backs of the knees, as well as any other part of the body.

  • Psoriasis

    A non conatigous condidtion, characterised by inflamed leisons covered with silvery-white scabs of dead skin. It is more common with fair skin. Raised patches of dead skin develop on the arms, chest, elbows, back and scalp.

  • Seborrheic dermatitis

    An inflammatory skin condition, characterised by scaly lesions usually on the hairline, face, eyebrows, forehead, around the nose and ears, and also scalp. The skin is covered by greasy or dry scales that may be white, yellowish or grey. Stress, exteme weather condidtions, a high fat diet and alchohol are thought to play a role.

  • Acne rosacea

    Also known as adult acne.