All You Need to Know about Adult Seborrhoeic Dermatitis

What is Seborrhoeic dermatitis? Seborrhoeic dermatitis is a common skin condition, causing scaly red patches of skin and flaking. It mainly affects areas on the body where there are a lot of oil-producing (sebaceous) glands and is more commonly found on the scalp, centre of the forehead, sides of the nose, eyelids, eyebrows, moustache and […]

The ISF puts your skin in perspective at the Ploughing!

The National Ploughing Championships, Europe’s largest outdoor event, chose the sunny south-east as the location for this year’s event which took place on 17th-19th September in Ballintrane, Fenagh, Co. Carlow. The county lived up to its reputation, offering blue skies and sunshine for the entire 3-day event, bringing record-breaking attendance figures of 297,000 people, all […]

5 Practical Tips for Parents of Children with Eczema at School

September is Eczema Awareness Month and the time of year school term starts back and many households will be adapting to a new routine for children starting or returning to school. With all the excitement and preparation, we are mindful of the children out there with eczema and what this might mean for them. Some […]

GlobalSkin 2019 Conference

In June 2019, the International Alliance of Dermatology Patient Organizations (IADPO), also known as GlobalSkin, brought over 120 skin patient group leaders from 35 countries together in Milan for three unique events: the RareDERM Forum, the Atopic Eczema Forum and the GlobalSkin 2019 Conference. The RareDERM Forum and Atopic Eczema Forum each spanned two-days and […]

ISF Contributes to Irish Independent’s ‘Skin & Dermatology’ Supplement

We were delighted to contribute to the special ‘Skin & Dermatology’ supplement, which appeared in the Irish Independent (Friday, 29th March) and on HealthNews.ie in partnership with MediaPlanet. The supplement provides insight and guidance on a number of common skin diseases affecting Irish people including skin cancer, psoriasis, acne and eczema. Skin diseases in Ireland […]

Skin barrier dysfunction and atopic dermatitis – research update

A recent article in Nature Reviews/Disease Primers reviewed the current knowledge on atopic dermatitis (AD), established treatments and the study of changes in the skin that results in this skin condition. Atopic dermatitis or atopic eczema is the most common form of eczema. It is a non-contagious inflammatory skin condition and is recognisable by red, […]

Eczema Expert: Advice for Life meeting for people living with or caring for eczema

The Irish Skin Foundation is delighted to announce the wonderful line- up for this year’s Eczema Expert meeting which will take place on Saturday 16th September 2017 in the Red Cow Moran Hotel, Dublin, form 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. Click here! Register to let us know you’re coming!   The Eczema Expert event is FREE and open to […]