BSF - women's skin problems/conditions


ASK THE EXPERT - BSF and talkhealth are teaming up to offer our community the opportunity to put their questions to our panel of dermatology experts regarding women's skin problems/conditions. Dr Anton Alexandroff and Dr Emma Wedgeworth will kindly join us to give us their advice and support. They will be answering your questions on Thursday 18th January but the clinic will be open from Monday 15th January for you to post your questions.

British Skin Foundation (BSF) is the only UK charity dedicated to raising funds for skin disease and skin cancer research. Visit the British Skin Foundation charity page to find out more.

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  • Dr Anton Alexandroff

    Consultant Dermatologist, Honorary Senior Lecturer & British...

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  • Dr Emma Wedgeworth

    Consultant Dermatologist & BSF spokesperson

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