Cosmetic Dermatology

Hardwick Clinic a doctor led clinic which specialises is cosmetic and skin treatment.
We combine both knowledge and practice of clinical and cosmetic medicine. This allows our patients to have access to both prescription medication and cosmetic treatments that are not available on the NHS. All our treatments are evidence based, supported by clinical research and most importantly safe.

Common Conditions

Below is a list of the most common conditions that we treat as part of the cosmetic dermatology repertoire at the clinic. This is not a full list, we only provide examples of the most common treatment options. It is also advisable to contact your GP about your skin condition as you may be able to receive treatment on the NHS. At times we are also required to refer you to other skin specialists if the treatment that you require is not available at our clinic.


Common skin condition that causes spots. In simplistic terms the cause for this skin disorder is overactivity of oil glands and overgrows of bacteria on the skin.

Many factors such as hormones, skin inflammation, UV light, diet, use of anabolic steroids, cosmetics and certain medications or recreational drugs can make acne worse.
Depending on the severity, type of spots, underlying causes and the stage of the condition, e.g. acne scaring, we will advise different treatment plans.

The following treatment options are known to help patients suffering from acne.

  • Topical retinols, benzoyl peroxide, antibiotics, azelaic acid, steroids for some forms of scarring or silicon gel.
  • Injections of superficial botulinum toxin, mesotherapy to stimulate collagen production or micro needling. Dermal filler for treatment of scars.
  • Oral antibiotics or spiralactone, hormonal treatment, retinol
  • Laser treatment
  • Surgical removal of scars
  • Chemical peels


Rosacea is a long-term skin condition mainly affecting the centre of the face often starting between the age of 30-60 years old but can affect anyone.
There are several types of rosacea exist and they respond to different treatments. Some people have more than one type of the condition.

It is not fully understood what causes rosacea however certain triggers are known to make the condition worse, for example sunlight, spicy food, alcohol, exercise, hot drinks and some types of makeup.

At Hardwick Clinic we are able to assess the skin and advise on the treatment options which may be most suitable for certain types of rosacea.
The treatment options may include:

  • Use of topical prescription and non prescription cream
  • Oral medication
  • Laser therapy
  • Use of botox or other injectable treatments


Results from the chronic dilatation of the capillaries.
If they are localised they are called spider veins
Telangiectasia can be caused by rosacea, chronic sun exposure, prolonged use of steroids or can be a hereditary condition.
At Hardwick Clinic we try to establish the cause and then to treat the condition.

Skin Lesions

We are able to offer treatment for warts, skin tags, cherry angiomas and other skin lesions when appropriate.

Why choose Hardwick Clinic?

At Hardwick Clinic we are able to assess the skin and advise on the treatment options which may be most suitable for you.


Hardwick Clinic

Hardwick Clinic. 227 St. Neots road, Hardwick, Cambridge, CB23 7QJ

Call us on 0782 5215531

**Results and pictures are indicative only. Actual results may vary from patient to patient

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