Skin is your largest organ. It helps to control your body temperature and protects you from infections. Learn more about your skin and how to keep it healthy.
Skin tags (acrochordons)
Skin tags are small growths on the skin. Most are harmless and generally don’t cause pain, but if one is bothering you, ask your doctor about removal.
Punch biopsy of a skin lesion
A punch biopsy is usually a safe and effective way of finding out if there is a problem with your skin.
There are many different kinds of rashes and skin conditions. Some are quick and easy to treat, while others are chronic or more difficult to get rid of. Find out more here.
The truth about skin cancer
Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in Australia, but myths persist about this deadly disease. Here, the truth behind 5 of the more common myths.
Keratosis pilaris consists of small, rough, white or reddish bumps or patches on the skin. Read about the causes, symptoms and treatment here.
Microdermabrasion is a minimally invasive skin treatment where a finely abrasive technique is used to buff away the outermost layer of the skin.
Acne is a common condition that causes spots or pimples on the skin. Treatments are available, and your pharmacist or doctor can recommend the best one for you.
Removing benign skin lesions
Skin lesions are lumps found on or just below your skin. Surgery is the only reliable way to remove skin lesions. Find out more about how this surgery is performed and if there are any alternatives.
Itchy skin, or pruritis, is a common irritation that can be very frustrating. Understand the different types of itchy skin and how to ease the discomfort.