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Dr Tessa Hoffman

Specialist Dermatologist

My empathy and pragmatic approach make me the dermatologist of choice to a varied patient base.

Dr Tessa Hoffman

Specialist Dermatologist

Dr Tessa Hoffman is a specialist dermatologist with a keen interest in medical dermatology, general paediatric dermatology, and skin cancer screening. Before specialising as a dermatologist, she spent 4 years working in various fields of internal medicine, through which she developed a unique and  comprehensive perspective.

She strives to apply her extensive experience acquired from public and private healthcare practice to every patient in an empathic manner. Her holistic approach to skin health encompasses prevention and treatment, aiming to ensure beautiful, healthy skin at all stages of life.

MBChB (UCT), FC Derm (SA) Key career distinctions: 1995 Standard Bank scholarship, UCT entrance merit scholarship and Aubrey Radford entrance scholarship to study medicine 2000 Admitted to the degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery 2003 NHS/ UK medical experience 2004-2007 Registrar in Internal Medicine 2010 Graduated as a Fellow of the College of Dermatologists of South Africa 2011- 2012 Consultant dermatologist at Charlotte Maxeke Hospital, Johannesburg 2012-2017 Private practice, Hyde Park, Johannesburg 2018 Joined Atlantic Dermatology and Laser

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Losing hair is distressing!

There are many types of hair loss. Some varieties are associated with patchy hair loss and some with more diffuse hair loss. Let’s take a closer look at a typical hair loss type causing diffuse loss of hair called – telogen effluvium.

Learn WHAT it is, WHY it happens and WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT!

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The Dairy Debate

Unfortunately, the existing science on the health benefits of dairy is about as unclear as a glass of milk!

Think about all the components of a dairy product – its fat content;, micronutrient density, added sugar, additives or sweeteners; number of live probiotic bacteria…

Think about how that dairy product has been processed and where it is coming from…

With all these considerations, it’s no surprise that studies reveal conflicting results! Let’s take a deep dive into dairy and decide whether it is a health food or a health risk.

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