Photosensitivity skin disorder treatments in Cardiff, Newport, Caerphilly and South Wales

Photosensitivity refers to various symptoms, diseases and conditions caused or aggravated by exposure to sunlight.

Photosensitivity occurs in males and females of all races and of all ages. Different types of photosensitivity may be prevalent at different times of life. Genetic and environmental factors are often involved.

People with very white skin who don’t tan on exposure to the sun, particularly if they also have red hair and blue eyes are often considered photosensitive, relative to people with darker skin and who tan more easily.

Classification of photosensitivity

Exposure to the sun produces a variety of skin conditions including:

  • Polymorphic light eruption
  • Psoriasis
  • Rosacea

If you are concerned about any photosensitive skin disorder please contact us today on 02920 795775.