Zapped is registered with the care quality commission (CQC) as a regulated service. To meet our regulatory requirements all Zapped service users have to comply with the following while registering:
After you book your consultation, we will ask you to
The forms and the images will be reviewed by the dermatologist prior to your video consultation. During the consultation, the specialist will take a detailed history and discuss a management plan with you.
You can have your video consultation using a computer, tablet, or smartphone with internet connection preferably high-speed broadband or 4G internet.
Most computers and laptops will already have a camera and microphone installed. You can use your computer microphone or an external one during the consultation.
You need to download google chrome as your browser when using the Zapped platform for a video consultation.
The Zapped platform can be used on android, but it is not supported for IOS.
Please ensure that your equipment including your camera and microphone are working properly before the consultation. We cannot be held responsible for the failure of equipment locally due to lack of preparation and we are unable to return the fee in these circumstances. However, in certain situations due to technical failures beyond anyone’s control, the appointment can be re-scheduled or continued by telephone at no extra cost.
To get the best quality and most stable connection we recommend that your PC/Laptop be connected to the router directly with an Ethernet cable: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00DYRV0RI/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o05_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
If the router is in a different room from where you are working with your laptop/PC you can purchase a 'TP Link' that will enable you to run the internet signal through your house's power lines.
For same day appointments, where you cancel a booking within 30 minutes of receiving booking conformation, you will receive a full refund of the agreed charges. If you cancel after 30 min from receiving confirmation, no refund will be provided.
As a consumer, you have a statutory right to cancel your order within fourteen (14) days after the day on which the contract is entered into (“Cooling-Off Period”) without giving any reason. When you book an appointment that is less than 14 days from the date of booking, you acknowledge that you have waived your statutory right to cancel during the Cooling Off period.
You also have a legal right to cancel a booking that you have made with us within 7 working days of the date the booking was made. However, if your use of the service commences within that 7-day period your right to cancellation is lost.
If you wish to cancel a booking within this period, you must contact us in writing by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you send your cancellation notice by email, then your cancellation is effective from the date and time that you sent the email. You may wish to keep a copy of your cancellation notification for your own records.
In the event of such a cancellation, you will receive a full refund of the cost of the Services. We will process the refund as soon as possible and, at the latest, within 30 (thirty) calendar days of the day on which you gave us notice of cancellation.
If you fail to attend a booked consultation without giving us notice of your cancellation of the booking, we are within our rights to charge you the full cost of the consultation. Any decision to vary this to take account of particular circumstances beyond your control is at the discretion of Zapped limited.
In exceptional circumstances the Healthcare professional may need to cancel the Booking due to unforeseen circumstances, you will be notified and refunded the Consultation charge as quickly as possible in the event of cancellation by a Healthcare professional.
If you fail to attend a booked consultation without giving us notice of your cancellation of the booking, we are within our rights to charge you the full cost of the consultation. Any decision to vary this to take account of circumstances beyond your control is at the discretion of Zapped limited.
When booking a consultation with Zapped, the fee charged when you book your consultation covers only the consultation cost. You might incur additional costs if you require any of the following:
Any blood tests ordered during your treatment
The cost of medications
The cost of pregnancy test if you are prescribed Roaccutane
Acne scars don’t entirely go away on their own, however, different types of medications and procedures can help in fading the scars and to improve overall skin appearance.
The first step to treat acne scars is to ensure that acne is under control, and any inflammation is treated with the right medications to avoid developing any new scars.
There are different types of acne scars that develop secondary to acne:
The treatment usually depends on the type and severity of the scars, below are different types of treatment options that can be considered.
Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation: these are dark spots that develop over time secondary to acne. Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation can be treated with different medications including Retinoids like Tretinoin, Hydroquinone, Azelaic and Salicylic acids, or other combinations that a dermatologist would recommend following a consultation.