Your Skin Guide

Your skin protects you from the elements of the environment and has to withstand a lot of wear and tear throughout the course of a lifetime. It is no wonder that there are so many ailments that affect the skin. Understanding how your skin works can help you protect it from the elements, and consequently help you prevent cancer and premature ageing. A good skin-care routine can help you to manage dry skin, acne and other skin ailments.

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Dr Suretha Kannenberg holds a degree in Medicine and a Masters in Dermatology from the University of Stellenbosch. She is employed as a consultant dermatologist by Stellenbosch University and Tygerberg Academic Hospital, where she is involved in clinical duties and the training of medical students and dermatology residents. Her areas of interest and research include vitiligo, eczema and acne. She also performs limited private practice work in the Northern suburbs of Cape Town in general and cosmetic dermatology.

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