The 5 most common skin conditions

Published: 29-Aug-2017

As the gap between medical and holistic dermatology closes, how does this impact everyday skin diseases?

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Dr Sharon Wong, Consultant Dermatologist & British Skin Foundation spokesperson reveals to Cosmetics Business the most common types of skin conditions in the UK.

Dr Sharon Wong

Dr Sharon Wong

The traditional gap between medical dermatology and the cosmetic industry is gradually closing.

Dermatologists are increasingly taking a more holistic approach in managing skin conditions, incorporating commercially available products into their treatment plan.

A staggering 54% of the population are affected by skin disease each year and although there are over 2,000 recognised dermatological conditions, the vast majority can be accounted for by the following top five skin health issues.

1. Eczema

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Eczema affects 1 in 5

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