The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Dermatology (Skin)

  • Home Phototherapy

    Home Phototherapy

    A leaflet from Chapel Allerton Hospital Dermatology Department with information about using a phototherapy machine at home.

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  • Laser Hair Reduction

    Laser Hair Reduction

    This leaflet explains about laser hair reduction, how it works and the possible side-effects.

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  • Laser Treatment

    Laser Treatment

    A LASER is a concentrated beam of light of a specific colour. LASER treatments involve a number of ‘pulses’ of laser light being applied to the skin from a hand-held device attached to the laser machine.

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  • Local PUVA treatment using topical psoralen

    Local PUVA treatment using topical psoralen

    Your doctor has referred you for a course of PUVA treatment for your skin condition. This leaflet explains this treatment in detail including its risks and benefits. If you have any questions or concerns, please speak to a doctor or nurse caring for you.

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  • Local PUVA treatment with oral psoralen

    Local PUVA treatment with oral psoralen

    Your doctor has referred you for a course of PUVA treatment for your skin condition. This leaflet explains this treatment in detail, including its risks and benefits.

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  • MOHs Micrographic Surgery

    MOHs Micrographic Surgery

    This is a specialist procedure to allow for the precise removal of certain skin cancers.

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  • Narrow Band UVB Treatment

    Narrow Band UVB Treatment

    Narrow band UVB therapy is a treatment where the skin is exposed to specific wavelengths of type B ultraviolet light. It is mainly used to treat skin conditions

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  • Photographing lumps, bumps, moles or rashes

    Photographing lumps, bumps, moles or rashes

    Information and guidance on how to take photographs of your skin condition for the Dermatology team to review

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  • Photosensitivity testing clinic

    Photosensitivity testing clinic

    Photosensitivity testing consists of testing your skin with a variety of different wavelengths of light, to help your doctor determine whether your skin condition is caused or made worse by exposure to sunlight.

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  • Post Laser Treatment Advice

    Post Laser Treatment Advice

    If you have any general enquiries or concerns about your treatment or appointments, we would be happy to discuss them with you.
    Please call the Laser Suite: (0113) 3924307 during clinic hours, Monday - Thursday 9.00 am - 4.00 pm.

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  • Post-operative wound care

    Post-operative wound care

    The care you take of yourself and your surgical wound is extremely important to the success of the procedure and to your recovery.

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  • Whole Body PUVA treatment with oral psoralen

    Whole Body PUVA treatment with oral psoralen

    PUVA is a treatment where a medication called Psoralen (P) is usually taken by mouth as a tablet. The skin is then exposed to UVA light. It is used in the treatment of skin conditions

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