Keratosis Pilaris is a common skin condition. Although harmless, some people can experience an irritation or itchiness. However, for most it is an insecurity as it presents bumps on the skin. Whilst many have the condition in their teenage life and will grow out of it, some are not so lucky
Where does Keratosis pilaris occur?
- Commonly found at the back of the upper arms, buttocks and thighs.
- There are some variants of the condition which affect the face, scalp and forearms.
- Keratosis pilaris affects one in three people in the UK.
- Can affect people of all ages and backgrounds.
Mostly common in:
- Children and adolescents.
- Those who suffer or have suffered from eczema.
- The condition often improves post puberty and may even disappear in adulthood.
How can we help?
The Wimbledon Laser Clinic can help treat Keratosis Pilaris usinglaser hair removal (LHR)with or withoutOBAGIskin care products.
- LHR works by emitting wavelength of light which target the pigment of the hair follicle, destroying it. Since the hair follicles are destroyed it can prevent the keratin from blocking up the follicle and causing the tiny bumps.
We can also help with the following:
- Sun Damage
- Age spots
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