The Clinical Team

Dr Fiona Emerson MBChB, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFFP, Diploma in Dermatology

Dr Fiona Emerson is an experienced General Practitioner who has developed an interest in skin diseases and aesthetics over many years. With experience in using a variety of lasers and IPL devices to treat a range of problems, such as facial veins, hair reduction and pigmentation and IPL Facial Rejuvenation. She has a particular interest in medical problems within aesthetics, such as ladies with excess hair due to polycystic ovarian syndrome.

At Hove Skin Clinic Dr Fiona Emerson also performs minor surgical operations for a wide range of skin problems, such as skin tags, cysts, seborrhoeic warts and moles, which are increasingly difficult to have treated on the NHS.

Dr Emerson has a wide range of skills to assess the skin and will help you to decide which treatments are best suited for your particular problem. She performs injectable procedures such as hyaluronic fillers, Sculptra and Botulinum Toxin injections for facial wrinkles (Botox & Azzalure). 

Dr Erika Mclean MBChB, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFFP, Diploma in Dermatology

Dr Erika Mclean is a General Practitioner who has a special interest in dermatology and aesthetics. She performs Botulinum Toxin injections at the clinic for facial wrinkles (Botox & Azzalure) and dermal filler injections to treat deeper lines, lip augmentation and volume restoration.Dr Mclean is also highly trained in the use of different lasers and IPL devices to treat a wide range of skin problems (including facial veins, hair reduction, pigmentation and rejuvenation) and in the use of microsclerotherapy to treat spider leg veins.

Dr Erika Mclean also works locally in the Sussex Community Dermatology Service where she has lots of experience in dealing with a wide range of minor surgical procedures (including skin tags, cysts, seborrhoeic warts and moles) and medical skin problems (e.g. eczema, psoriasis, acne and rashes). 


 Sarah Williams

Sarah is an aesthetic practitioner with over 12 years experience in the cosmetic industry, qualified in many treatments including laser hair removal, thread vein removal, ipl facial rejuvenation, skin pigmentation, chemical peels, laser tattoo removal and microdermabrasion. Having completed her qualifications as an aesthetic practitioner, Sarah has moved on to further her professional expertise to specialise mainly in Intense Pulsed Light, Laser and dermacosmeceutical treatments. Sarah has achieved a high degree of excellence in her area having worked closely with leading plastic surgeons and consultant dermatologists. Sarah also provides laser training for other practitioners around the country on the Fotona and Sharplight IPL laser systems, and is a member of the British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology.

Deborah Peebles

Debbie has worked in the cosmetic industry for over 20 years where she has gained a wealth of knowledge and experience. She has over 10 years of clinical experience working with lasers and Intense Pulsed Light sources to provide a wide variety of treatments, and has also worked alongside Doctors and Consultant Dermatologists in a leading Harley Street Clinic. Prior to specialising in laser treatments, Debbie has also worked as a make-up artist for film and television and has also been a healthcare manager for a laser clinic. Deborah specialised in Laser hair removal and advanced skin treatments including  impulsed light treatment for photo-rejuvenation roscea, sun damaged skin and pigmentation problems.