July Update

We hope you are all keeping well during these stressful times.

We are pleased to announce that we are now open to booking selected services.
Appropriate measures are in place at the clinic – one patient at a time, staff wear PPE and other precautions.

You can now book consultations directly on our calendar  – book here.

COVID-19 antibody/antigen testing available – see below for details and book here.

STORE:Visit our online store for a curated selection of Dr. Terry’s favourite skincare products including a range of K-skincare products

Much love and stay safe

Dr Terry and Team

Integrative Skin & Hormone Specialist

London’s Finest Skin and Hormone Clinic

Integrative Skin & Hormone Specialist

Look and Feel Your Best Inside and Out

Flying out this summer? Need a FIT to FLY CERT?
We provide EXPEDITED tests for SARS-CoV-2 Antigen (PCR swab through nose/mouth) and SARS-CoV-2 virus (blood test for Abbott IgG). International Travel Certificate and Doctor’s as well as Laboratory report will be made available within 48 hours of the test.
Background: Some countries have imposed strict quarantine regulations on entry typically requiring a 14 day isolation period. For some of these the quarantine requirement can be waived if the passenger is holding a recent and valid COVID-19 medical test certificate which shows a negative molecular biological test for SARS-CoV-2. As the rules change frequently, please check with your destination country to see if they are accepting COVID-19 Test Certificates, and to determine how soon before departure the test has to be undertaken. Bear in mind we will need 48 hours from the test time to process the test at the laboratory and the certificate can be issued by email.
You can book your test slots online www.DrTerry.com or call us +44 (0) 7497 063288 or email admin@DrTerry.com
All tests are done in our South Kensington clinic but we also provide a concierge service and we can come to you to do the tests (call out charges applicable).
#fittoflycertificate #covid19 #sarscov2 #pcrswabtest #abbottstest #southkensington #london #chelsea #fulham #knightsbridge #drterryclinic #medicalclinic #covidtesting #covidtest #summerholiday #fittofly

Hands up if you felt like this on a gorgeous but very hot day in London
Sweating is good to cool our body temperature down but what happens when it becomes a problem. Hyperhydrosis is characterised by excessive sweating even when your body doesn’t need cooling down. Excessive sweating can occur on the head, armpits, soles of the feet and palms of the hands
For underarms, here are some tips to help:-
✅ avoid tight fitting clothes and man made fabrics
✅ use antiperspirants as opposed to deodorants
✅ wear white or black (as opposed to blue) clothing to minimise the signs of sweating
✅ consider underarm pads to absorb sweat and protect delicate or expensive clothes
✅ According to National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines, you can use 20% aluminium chloride hexahydrate preparations such as roll-on antiperspirants and sprays, which are available over-the-counter
~ apply at night just before sleep after carefully drying the area
~ wash the product in the morning
~ apply every 1-2 days as tolerated until symptoms improve
~ avoid shaving the area and using hair removal products within 12 hours of application and do not bath immediately before use
If it doesn’t improve, you can consider treatments eg:-
✅ Iontophoresis - the sites are immersed in warm water (or a wet contact pad may be applied) through which a weak electric current is passed. This introduces charged ions into the skin which inhibits the function of the sweat glands in that area.
It is mainly suitable for the palms and soles, as treatment of the underarm is less practical
✅ BOTOX which is delivered by multiple intradermal injections to the affected areas.
BOTOX is licensed for the treatment of axillary hyperhidrosis and may also be used for palmar, plantar, and craniofacial (scalp & face). The effect may last for 6–9 months
If you are having trouble with sweaty armpits, we can help with Botox treatment. Email admin@DrTerry.com to book an appointment. Stay cool everyone 😎 #excessivesweating #botoxtreatment #hyperhydrosis

It’s going to be a scorching few days ahead so here are some tips to avoid heat stroke and sun damage to the skin
~ Put your water bottle in the fridge overnight so you have cold water to drink throughout the day. Even better if you put it in the freezer so the ice will slowly melt in the bottle
~ If you’re in your own garden, at home or in your office, carry a cold water spritzer with you so you can cool yourself down
~ If you don’t have air conditioner, put some ice cubes in a bowl in front of the fan so the wind 💨 will be cool
~ Keep your blinds close in your bedroom so the heat from the sunlight does not enter the room
~ Apply an antioxidant serum to give extra protection for your DNA
~ Apply SPF 50 before you head out and bring it along with you to reapply. It’s easy to rub off when you sweat or when you wear your mask
~ Avoid heavy meals. Opt for light salads and smoothies
~ Take an Omega 3 supplement 2000mg which reduces the skin susceptibility to UV damage by 50%
~ Avoid any retinols or AHA’s the next few days
Enjoy the good weather but protect yourself 😎 #sunprotection #skinprotection

As we grow wiser with age, we hope to look our best so it reflects the confidence we have in ourselves with time

Our face changes due our genetics, environment, lifestyle and hormones affecting our skin, soft tissues, muscle and bones. We can predict what will happen to the face so we can better plan and prepare for the years to come. We can slow down the ageing process through skin products, skin treatments or non-surgical cosmetic procedures. Subtlety is key and the aim is to restore youthful features without changing the way you look

If you like our approach and would like to discuss your current concerns, please email us on admin@DrTerry to book a consultation so we can assess and create a bespoke plan for you. Here’s to looking and feeling great with each passing year, naturally and holistically #antiageing #skintreatments #cosmeticprocedures

Are you ready to travel again?
In the light of Covid-19, please check with the airline and immigrations at your destination country what their criteria is for travelling in terms of Covid-19 testing. As we’ve been helping our patients prepare for their trip (in terms of testing and boosting their immunity with Vitamin C injections), some require a negative PCR swab test before they even board the plane while some require a negative swab test before entering the country
Please take note our recognised lab which we use will provide the results of the PCR swab test within 48 hours and most airlines/countries require testing no earlier than 3 days of travelling so please plan accordingly and not leave it to the last minute. We don’t want you to miss your flight so if you’re unsure, please get in touch with us and we can advise when to come in for your test
You can book the test online www.drterry.com or email us at admin@DrTerry.com for more information. Here’s to a safe and smooth trip #travelsafe #covid19testing #pcrswabtest

Can your skin breakout after stopping the pill? Unfortunately we see it too often in clinic

Acne is one of the many reasons women are prescribed birth control. It often controls or clears the acne but when you try to get off it, it can come back in a raging vengeance, even if you’ve never suffered from acne prior to starting the pill. The pill doesn’t fix hormone issues, it only suppresses them. We also have patients who come to see us wanting to get off the pill but need help to avoid a bad breakout when they do

Why do women develop acne after stopping the pill? Many of the causes are a direct result of what the birth control pill has done to the body while on it:-
1️⃣ Androgen Rebound - excess androgen production after a period of suppression of natural hormones. Androgen controls sebum production
2️⃣ Micronutrient depletion eg Zinc which affects immunity of the skin
3️⃣ Gut dysbiosis leading to leaky gut, food sensitivity and increased inflammation

What can you do to avoid or reduce the breakout after stopping the pill? If you can, start the preparation 3 months before the stop date and continue for the following 3 months. If you haven’t done any preparation, these steps will still benefit your skin
1️⃣ Support your gut - as a minimum, take a probiotic and digestive enzyme
2️⃣ Balance your sugar. Sugar converts testosterone to DHT which is 3 times more potent, leading to excess sebum production. Eat regular nutrient dense meals, including protein and healthy fat in each meal. You can add Chromium Picolonate too to reduce sugar cravings
3️⃣ Eat fiber daily - this keeps things moving in your gut, removing toxins and helping you feel full
4️⃣ Support lover detoxification - adding milk thistle, dandelion, broccoli seed extract or N-acetyl-cysteine (NAC). Cut down on alcohol which affects liver function

In the clinic, depending on consultation, we may also recommend food sensitivity, stool test and hormone testing (only applicable after stopping the pill because it would all be suppressed while on the pill). We hope this post helps. If you have any questions on acne post stopping the pill, please let us know. You can also get in touch on admin@DrTerry.com

COVID-19 Testing – Abbott COVID-19 SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Test and PCR antigen test available to book now

  • New Abbot antibody test available, approved by Public Health England. This is a lab-based test, results within 24 hours
  • PCR Swab test involves taking a sample and sending it to the lab, result is available after 48 – 72 hours
  • We offer tests in our clinic or home visit (Central London)
  • The service includes the test, consultation and discussion of results with Dr. Terry
  • The Abbot antibody test is available at cost to NHS front line workers (please contact us for details)
  • See Dr. Terrys statement on testing here

Book a test online here


Dr Terry Clinic now has the capability to deliver coronavirus testing to corporate clients to facilitate return-to-work strategies.

Please see our page here for more details or contact us to discuss a bespoke testing plan for your organisation.