What is eczema?
Eczema (also known as dermatitis) is a non-contagious, inflammatory dry skin condition that can affect people from early infancy to old age. The most common form, atopic eczema, affects 1 in 5 children and 1 in 10 adults in the UK.
The skin is often unbearably itchy – the urge to scratch can be irresistible – and during a flare-up it can also be red, cracked, sore and raw. Alongside the painful physical symptoms, many children and adults experience related sleeplessness, anxiety, depression and other mental health problems.
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Shining a light on new treatments for more severe eczema – free webinar
This free webinar features two informative talks from dermatology experts at the forefront of eczema research and practice.
Talk: Does eczema have an impact on other health conditions?
Join the West Surrey and North East Hants Support Group of National Eczema Society for Professor Sinéad Langan’s talk, ‘Does eczema have an impact on other health conditions?’ Attend the talk in person in Guildford, or watch via Facebook livestream.