Eczema

Eczema on the face

Eczema – Beaconsfield

Eczema can be treated at the Beaconsfield clinic in Buckinghamshire with one or a combination of proven and successful Eczema treatments. Your skin consultation with Jacqui Bannister, will determine which treatments are right for your particular type of Eczema, the length of time to see significant results and the necessary homecare advice.

Eczema is medically called Atopic Dermatitis. It tends to show itself as crusty forms on almost any area of the body. It is often red to dark red in appearance, depending on your skin colour. It can be flat or raised and scabby. You will probably find the area itchy or crusty, weepy, itchy, raw or flaky.

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Eczema on the face

Treatment for Eczema in Beaconsfield?

We would be primarily using the Dermalux® MD Tri-Wave LED Phototherapy system. The Tri-Wave is the only proven medical phototherapy device in the world that combats problematic skin and skin ageing on the face and body. The particular wavelengths are delivered in therapeutic does to instantly combat Eczema on the scalp, forehead, cheeks, nose, face, chin, arms, neck, nape of neck, hairline, back, chest, hands, fingers, legs, ankles, feet and toes.

The Dermalux combination of light wavelengths instantly stimulate collagen production in a soothing and warming experience over the course of just 20 minutes. The varying wavelengths of this phototherapy help destroy the bacteria that is causing some of the Eczema. It will also increase skin hydration, improve the texture and laxity of the skin. The inflamed nature around the Eczema also gets reduced, along with the itchiness and soreness of the sensitive skin areas.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What can cause Eczema?

It can be genetic. Other than that it may also be an allergy to certain food types, such as wheat, dairy, soya, peanuts. It could be certain man-made or natural fibres in clothes or on fabric, that are in touch with the skin.
It may also be hormonal changes. Some ladies may find that during pregnancy or before their period that the symptoms are worse.

Are there different types of Eczema?

The different types of Eczema are Atopic Dermatitis, Contact Dermatitis, Neurodermatitis, Seborrheic Dermatitis, Nummular Eczema, Dyshidrotic Eczema, Stasis Dermatitis.

Which fruits should you avoided if you have Eczema?

These fruits can cause further reaction to Eczema. Citrus fruits in general, such as oranges, lemons, grapefruit, and other fruits that fall under the category of citrus fruits are known to be common sources that cause allergic reactions. The chemicals found in citrus fruits may increase the symptoms of eczema, so it is best to avoid them if suffering from eczema

Which foods should be avoided if Eczema is present?

For Dyshidrotic Eczema (Eczema on feet, fingers, toes and hands), it will be food that contain Nickel Nickel is present in some canned meats, chocolate, seeds, beans (including soy), peas and shellfish.
Also cheese and dairy products may make Eczema worse.

Does the sunshine help Eczema?

We would recommend sun exposure daily, if possible. However, it is important to stress the importance of not being in direct sunlight over an extended period of time, and to always wear a high SPF (min 30).
A combination of sunlight and TriWave MD Phototherapy will quicken Eczema recovery.

Does Eczema spread by scratching?

Yes, avoid scratching. Most Eczema will become itchy and it is likely you will want to itch the area to take away the symptom. Scratching or itching the Eczema will cause it to become sore, more inflammed and likely to bleed. This has a wholely detrimental affect on the recovery of the Eczema symtoms. It may also lead to infection through the onset of further bacteria.

Does stress cause Eczema?

Stress can contributor to Eczema through its effects on immune response and skin barrier function. This may cause the Eczema to show itself on any area of the body including the nape of the neck, the hairline, the fingers, the toes, the hands and the face.

Why Dermalux MD Tri Wave LED Phototherapy?

Dermalux MD Tri Wave LED Phototherapy is the only medically certified and FDA cleared medically approved LED light therapy device used for phototherapy, of its kind in the world.
It delivers maximum power via ceramic technology and targeted to the necessary skin condition, such as Eczema.
The high intensity photo-biomodulation generates high optical energy and has a unique thermal management system. Cool air is forced from the device to regulate the LED temperature, enabling an intensive energy treatment
The fact that so much energy is directed from the Tri Wave means that the integrated superficial skin cooling during treatment, ensures a comfortable treatment that is regulated for the correct temperature.

Where can I get the treatments for Eczema in Beaconsfield, Bucks?

You can have a consultation for your Eczema with Jacqui Bannister at Skin Revision in the Beaconsfield clinic, not too far from Slough, High Wycombe or Amersham.
Your treatment plan and advice for homecare will be discussed ont the day of your consultation and treatment.

Which type of food is good to help calm Eczema?

Inflammation-fighting flavonoids such as apples, broccoli, blueberries, spinach, kale and cherries. These fruits fight inflammation of the skin and should help calm the Eczema and the itchiness.