Dr Joey Lai-Cheong is a Consultant Dermatologist and Clinical Lead for both Skin Cancer and Children’s and Adolescent Dermatology at King Edward VII Hospital, Windsor, part of Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust. Dr Joey specialises in treating adult, children and teenage skin conditions including skin cancer, acne, eczema and psoriasis.Find out more
Dr Joey Lai-Cheong is a Consultant Dermatologist and Clinical Lead for both Skin Cancer and Children’s and Adolescent Dermatology at King Edward VII Hospital, Windsor, part of Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust. Dr Joey specialises in treating adult, children and teenage skin conditions including skin cancer, acne, eczema and psoriasis.
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 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 has 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. He also works closely with the Department of Paediatrics at Wexham Park hospital.
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
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...
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...