Ms Vanessa Jane Davies

Skin Camouflage Consultant

University of Hertfordshire: Development of Skin Camouflage Practice, Licentiateship of The City & Guilds Institute, Training & Development Lead Body Awards, University of Huddersfield: Certificate in Education, Bond Solon Expert Witness Training: Excellence in Report Writing/ Courtroom Skills

Year qualified:1984

Specialty

Personal profile

Vanessa Jane Davies is a Skin Camouflage Consultant accredited from the University of Hertfordshire. She has over 25 years skin camouflage practical experience and specialises in burns: trauma and chemical, pigmentation and scarring.

In
2007 Ms Davies established Skin Camouflage Services at 10 Harley Street and works across the UK securing medical/healthcare referrals from many different backgrounds. She sees International patients including patients from private London Hospitals/ Embassies and Cedars Dermatology. Her work is registered with Red Arc Assured to assess patients across the country.

Under the OMIS UKTI Service, Ms Davies trained staff in two Burns Units and provided skin camouflage treatment to patients at The Royal Perth Hospital and Princess Margaret Children’s Hospital.

Vanessa Jane Davies has achieved the role as an Expert Witness to the Court and provides medico-legal reports in complex serious injuries, burns, pigmentation, scarring and self-harm injury. She assists with children’s accidents specifically injuries from fireworks and dog attacks.

In 2009 Ms Davies formulated and developed a range of skin camouflage creams which sell worldwide. Her company is currently supporting a new project to develop patient access to skin camouflage treatments and products. Based on the principle that skin camouflage should be available for everyone, no matter how small the colour difference may be.

Personal interests

Vanessa is very proud to be involved with the British Army as part of its support and rehabilitation services. She has trained Medical Officers and Combat Medical Technicians in skin camouflage and continues to accept armed forces referrals. Skin Camouflage Services proudly supports and works alongside Melanoma UK.

Vanessa is also currently working in collaboration with the University of Sussex to develop technologies and opportunities for a wider group of patients to access skin camouflage products and treatments.

As a national guest speaker, Vanessa has delivered to The Katie Piper Foundation, Wounds UK, Medical Schools, Deloitte and UK Trade and Investment, as well as colleges and universities in her capacity as a retired skin camouflage lecturer.

In addition, Vanessa is proud to have lectured at the Scar Management Day for the British Society for Dermatological Surgery & British Cosmetic Dermatology Group. Since 2016 Vanessa has contributed as a skin camouflage expert for Talk Health online clinics - skin conditions.

Professional Memberships

  • British Association of Skin Camouflage BASC Associate Member
  • British Association of Dermatologists. BAD Allied Healthcare Professional
  • Federation of Holistic Therapists FHT Professional Member
  • Expert Witness Institute (EWI) Individual Member
  • Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) Ist Tier Expert
  • UK Register of Expert Witnesses Vetted Member

Clinical Interests

Treatment is suitable for men women and children. Burns including chemical and firework injuries. Scars including grafts and self-harm injuries. Skin pigmentation and sun exposure. Skin conditions including:

  • Acne erythema
  • Psoriasis
  • Vitiligo
  • Solar Lentigo
  • Port Wine Stains
  • Flushing & Blushing
  • Thread veins
  • Discoid Lupus
  • Erythema
  • Melasma
  • Insect Bites
  • Rosacea
  • Radiographer’s markings
  • Kaposi’s Sarcoma
  • Granuloma Necrobiosis
  • Café au lait
  • Xanthelasma

Useful Links

www.skincamouflageservices.co.uk

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