BSF - eczema


ASK THE EXPERT - BSF and talkhealth teamed up to offer our community the opportunity to put their eczema questions to our panel of dermatology experts. Dr Adil Sheraz and Dr Anton Alexandroff joined us to give advice on all things related to eczema, treatment options and tips on self-management. The clinic is now closed but you can view the questions and answers here.

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  • Dr Anton Alexandroff

    Consultant Dermatologist, Honorary Senior Lecturer & British...

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  • Dr Adil Sheraz

    Consultant Dermatologist - MBBS, BMEDSCI(HONS), MRCP (UK), MRCP ...

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