Dr Shah is an expert in allergy and is a member of the British Society for Cutaneous Allergy. He offers a specialist advice service, including patch testing.
Patch testing is a specialised form of investigation where contact allergy is suspected. The tests can assist in the management of patients with:
- Hand dermatitis
- Eyelid dermatitis
- Allergic contact dermatitis
- Hair dye reactions
- Cosmetic reactions
- Facial skin problems
- Suspected metal allergy (for example
in patients that are due to have a
Patch testing can be safely performed in both adults and children. Detailed specialist advice on allergies and allergen avoidance can be given.