What is Dermatology ?

What is Dermatology ?

Dermatology is a medical specialty that focuses on skin, nails and hair-influencing conditions and disorders. A dermatologist is a medical expert capable of researching, examining, diagnosing or treating these areas. For cosmetic reasons, people are also attending dermatologists. Cosmetic dermatology is a specialized branch aimed at improving the appearance of the skin.

Types of Dermatology:

Cosmetic dermatology :

Cosmetic Dermatologists are trained in the use of botox, fillers, and laser surgery. For addition, some dermatologists perform cosmetic procedures including liposuction, blepharoplasty, and face lifts. Most dermatologists are limited to minimally invasive procedures for their cosmetic surgery work.

Pediatric dermatologists :

A pediatric dermatologist care children with skin disorders. Many perform surgical procedures like laser therapy and cutaneous operation. Pediatric dermatologists diagnose a wide variety of skin disorders including birthmarks (vascular and pigmented), skin infection, dermatitis (atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis), melanocytic nevi (moles), genodermatoses (inherited skin disorders), acneiform eruptions, rare forms of skin cancer, drug eruptions, viral exanthems, and collagen vascular disorders.

Immunodermatology :

This area is specialized in the treatment of lupus, bullous pemphigoid, pemphigus vulgaris, and other immune-mediated skin disorders. Specialists also run their own immunopathology laboratories in this field.

Dermatopathology :

A Dermatolopathologist is a qualified skin pathologist or dermatologist. A dermatologist or pathologist must complete a year of fellowship in dermatopathology. This usually includes general pathology for six months and dermatopathology for six months.

Mohs surgery :

The dermatologic subspecialty called Mohs surgery. Physicians trained in this technique must be familiar with both pathology and surgery – dermatologists receive extensive training in both during their residency programs.

Common conditions:

Dermatology research requires a great deal of clinical knowledge. Dermatologists must be aware of the many internal conditions that may cause symptoms of the skin.

Here are some examples of the more common conditions dermatologists are trained to treat.
Many infectious diseases contribute to more severe symptoms, including:

Why choose SIMS for dermatology :

Sims Hospital has the best Dermatologist in Chennai. Individuals with symptoms of skin, hair, nails, or mucous membranes diseases should see a dermatologist if the condition does not respond to home therapy.

A Dermatologist may involve in medical or surgical treatment. Dermatologists can do a variety of procedures, many of which are cosmetic. These include cosmetic filler injections, aesthetic surgery, hair removal or transplantation, intralesional treatment, laser therapy, photodynamic therapy, phototherapy, body contouring, tattoo removal, tumescent liposuction, radiation therapy and vitiligo surgery.

Sims provides treatments in the dermatology field includes cryosurgery which is the treatment of warts, skin cancers or other dermatoses, allergy testing, systemic therapies such as antibiotics, immunomodulators or injectable products or topical therapies.

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