Acoustic neuroma support
British Acoustic Neuroma Association (BANA)
BANA offers mutual support and information to people affected by acoustic neuroma.
Alopecia UK provides information, advice and support for people with alopecia areata, alopecia totalis and alopecia universalis.
Bell's palsy support
Bell's Palsy Association
The only UK-registered charity dedicated solely to providing help and information to people with Bell's palsy.
Facial Palsy UK
Charity supporting people who are affected by facial paralysis.
The Birthmark Support Group
A UK-based support group for anyone with a birthmark.
Body dysmorphic disorder support
The BDD Foundation
The foundation aims to increase awareness and understanding of body dysmorphia, and also helps people to overcome the disorder.
The largest charity dealing with anxiety disorders.
The Children's Burns Trust
The Children's Burns Trust is committed to providing support for burn- and scald-injured children and their families.
Expert information about all types of cancer, with cancer information specialist nurses who can answer questions by phone or email.
Cleft lip and palate support
Cleft Lip & Palate Association (CLAPA)
CLAPA is the only UK-wide voluntary organisation specifically helping those with, and affected by, cleft lip and palate.
Craniofacial conditions support
Support for those affected by craniosynostosis and associated conditions.
The Craniofacial Society
A society for the study of cleft lip and palate and other craniofacial anomalies.
Support for people who have disfigurements of the face or body from any cause.
National Eczema Society
A patient support organisation offering help and information to everyone affected by eczema.
Eczema Voice discussion board
A site where people with eczema and their carers can share experiences and read other people's stories.
Epidermolysis bullosa support
A UK charity for people with the genetic skin blistering condition epidermolysis bullosa (EB).
Goldenhar syndrome support
Goldenhar Family Support Group (UK)
Support for families of people with Goldenhar syndrome and related problems.
Ichthyosis Support Group
A network of parents, medics and people with or affected by ichthyosis.
Limb loss support
Information, advice and support for people without one or more limbs.
The Neuro Foundation
Help, support and advice for those affected by either form of neurofibromatosis and their families.
Pituitary disorders support
The Pituitary Foundation
Support and information for pituitary patients, their families, friends and carers. Campaigns to increase public awareness of pituitary disorders.
Post-traumatic stress disorder support
The United Kingdom Psychological Trauma Society (UKPTS)
Information for the general public and health professionals about post-traumatic stress.
Proteus syndrome support
Proteus Family Network
A UK support group for families and individuals affected by Proteus syndrome.
Help for people with the chronic skin disease psoriasis.
Childhood Eye Cancer Trust (CHECT)
A UK-wide charity for families and individuals affected by retinoblastoma.
The Scar Information Service
Providing information on scarring, scar therapies and support organisations.
Stickler syndrome support
Stickler Syndrome Support Group
Information for families, healthcare and medical professionals affected by, or caring for, people with Stickler syndrome.
Sturge-Weber syndrome support
Support and information on different aspects of Sturge-Weber syndrome, a rare neurological disorder.
Treacher Collins syndrome support
Treacher Collins Family Support Group
Support, advice and friendship for people with Treacher Collins syndrome and their families.
The Vitiligo Society
Support for people with vitiligo and their families in the UK and the Republic of Ireland.
Xeroderma pigmentosum (XP) support
XP Support Group
Support for people with XP and other related conditions, and their families.
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