COVID-19 Update

Dear Patients, Please see below update regarding appointments at Lotus Dermatology relating to COVID-19 from Monday 11 October 2021. Vaccination status In conjunction with Lotus Dermatology’s obligation to provide all employees with a safe working environment, and in consideration for the health and welfare of our patients, we take this opportunity to notify our patients,…

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Are you Sun Safe At Work?

No Hat No Play

In a recent survey conducted by Lotus Dermatology, it was found that close to 70% of all participants were unaware of any policy put in place by their employer regarding sun safe practices. Whilst many places of work may not be exposing their employees to direct sun, this was an alarming statistic. There have been sun safe…

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A Thank You To Our Staff

At Lotus Dermatology we realise that our greatest asset is our employees and our successful growth is a direct result of our valued team members. We would like to send a congratulations to Tania and Christine on their recent 10 years of service achievement, and a huge thanks for all their hard work with the…

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Pityriasis Versicolor

Pityriasis Versicolor Rash

Pityriasis means a type of fine skin scaling, and versicolor means changing colour. This colourful name, also referred to as tinea versicolor is given to a common and harmless rash that occurs due to the overgrowth of yeasts that live on everyone’s skin and is not infectious. These yeasts, called Malassezia, are not related to yeast in food or to those that…

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Warts

Treating Warts at Lotus Dermatology

Warts are small growths caused by viruses which result in a keratin substance, which is a hard protein on the top layer of the skin, to grow rapidly. They resemble a solid blister or a small cauliflower. There are various types of warts and many of them disappear on their own and do not need to…

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International Nurses Day 2016

International Nurses Day 2016

We would like to wish our nursing team, and all the nurses in our local hospitals and all around the world a Happy International Nurses Day! The registered nurses at Lotus Dermatology play a crucial role in our clinic assisting the Dermatologists and helping to ensure that our appointment list runs smoothly during our very busy days. The nurses…

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Total Body Photography Update

Total Body Photography - Moles

We have been talking a lot about Total Body Photography (TBP) in recent posts. This new service is proving to be a very valuable tool in the clinic as well as at home with many of our patients for monitoring their skin and the appearance of any new moles. Dr Sally de Zwaan talks about…

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Childhood Eczema

Treating Childhood Atopic Eczema

There are many forms of eczema. Childhood Atopic Eczema can lead to a disruption in your child’s sleep patterns meaning a disruption in sleep patterns for the whole family. Eczema often causes a lot of disruption to a child’s comfort, education, nutrition and can lead to secondary infections. This condition can be rapidly improved with the right…

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Treating Hair Loss

Hair Loss Treatments at Lotus Dermatology

Hair loss, also known as Alopecia, has several different causes. Men and women can suffer from “androgenetic alopecia” or “pattern hair loss” that occurs to some degree in most of us as we get older, but can be more severe or rapid in some cases. When treated, hair loss will slow down or even stop this kind…

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LED Light Therapy For Acne

Omnilux LED Light Therapy at Lotus Dermatology

At Lotus Dermatology we recognise there are different types of acne affecting our community. Our dermatologists determine the type of acne present and manage the patient’s diagnosis appropriately. One treatment available for mild to moderate acne is Omnilux LED Light Therapy. Omnilux is a medical device that utilises LED technology. LED light therapy is a…

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