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Dr Joey Lai-Cheong is a Consultant Dermatologist working at the BMI Princess Margaret Hospital in Windsor, the Bridge Clinic in Maidenhead and the Spire Thames Valley Hospital in Wexham. Dr Joey specialises in treating adult, children and teenage skin conditions including skin cancer, acne, eczema and psoriasis.
Dr Joey Lai-Cheong is a Consultant Dermatologist working at the BMI Princess Margaret Hospital in Windsor, the Bridge Clinic in Maidenhead and the Spire Thames Valley Hospital in Wexham.
Lesions & Skin Cancer
Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the UK and the rate continues to rise. There are 3 main types of skin cancer, namely basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and malignant melanoma. Ultraviolet exposure and sunbed use are the main and also most preventable risk factors for skin cancer.
Acne & Treatment
Acne vulgaris is one of the most commonly known skin complaints, affecting almost 8 out of 10 people at some point in their lives. It usually affects teenagers and can persist into adulthood as well. The main aim of any treatment for acne is to prevent scarring. Treatment for acne usually takes two forms.
Dr Joey Lai-Cheong sees babies, children and adolescents with skin problems. He had paediatric dermatology training at St John’s Institute of Dermatology in London and at the Chicago Children’s Memorial Hospital (now known as The Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago). He had previously set up a weekly NHS children’s dermatology clinic (age range 0 to 16 years) at the King Edward VII hospital, dedicated to child and adolescent skin problems.
As a specialist dermatology consultant Dr Joey Lai-Cheong treats a full range of skin conditions, the most common of which include:
- Acne scarring
- Alopecia (hair loss)
- Excessive sweating
- Keloid scar
- Moles and removal
- Nail problems
- Pigmentation problems
- Pre-skin cancers
- Seborrhoeic warts
- Skin cancers
- Skin infections
- Skin tags
Moles and how to look after them
Every human being, regardless of skin colour has moles, also known as melanocytic naevi, on their skin and just like the rest of your body they need to be cared for and checked on a regular basis. What is a mole? A mole is a collection of pigment cells in the skin and...
What is a Dermatologist?
A consultant dermatologist is the most highly qualified medical professional who will be able to treat you if you have a skin problem. Consultant dermatologists are all doctors who have graduated from medical school (usually 5 years), after which they will have spent...