Letters Mosquito repellents for travellers

Application of insect repellents to the face

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h1576 (Published 24 March 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h1576
  1. Clare M Rivers, specialist registrar, plastic surgery1
  1. 1Royal Preston Hospital, Preston PR2 9HT, UK
  1. clarerivers{at}hotmail.co.uk

Stanczyk and colleagues provide a good overview of topical insect repellents.1 However, by recommending that insect repellent should not be applied to the face, …

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