Cosmetic Dermatology is a medical sphere concerned with diagnosing and treating skin problems, nail issues, tackling body shapes, and hair disorders. Advanced treatments are nowadays used to treat multiple issues that are caused by many factors. Skin diseases tackled by a dermatologist include;
Acne, acne scars, wrinkles, birthmarks, burns, depigmentation, Vitiligo, aging, skin sagging, melasma, moles, warts, Eczema and other fungal infections.
TREATMENTS INVOLVED IN DERMATOLOGY
Plastic Surgery– It is a wide sphere that deals with altering and contouring the body. It involves liposuction and procedures like Breast Augmentation, gynecomastia, and other major surgeries
Phototherapy– it involves the use of UVB, broadband UVB, narrowband UVB, and Psoralen.
Cosmetic Surgery– Cosmetic fillers, injections, Botox treatment, Mesotherapy, facial rejuvenation, and body contouring are involved
Laser Therapy– It is used for skin rejuvenation, skin resurfacing, treating vitiligo, and removing tattoos or birthmarks
Vitiligo Surgery– it involves Autologous Melanocyte Transplant, punch grafting and suction blister grafting
Hair Transplantation– Follicular Unit Extraction and Follicular Unit Transplantation are the two main techniques used. It also includes body hair transplant where hair is implanted into the areas of eyebrows, mustache, and beards
Allergy treatments and management
Cryosurgeries– meant for dermatosis
Tattoo removal– It is done with modern lasers
Concerns of a Dermatologist (Other Treatments & Surgeries)
Skin issues, diagnostic procedures, treatments as well as surgeries are the different spheres of Dermatology. Here are the concerns of Dr. Mohan at the leading Skin Disease Hospital in India;
- SKIN, NAILS, HAIR, & MUCOSAL DISEASES
Skin diseases include
Nail problems include Leukonychia, Psoriasis and so on. Mucosal diseases treated at our hospital include Lichen Planus, Candida and so on.
These include hair loss and baldness where the following are provided
- PRP Therapy
- Follicular Unit Extraction &
- Follicular Unit Transplantation
Different treatments are provided for shallow or deep acne scars such as
- DIFFERENT TYPES OF ALLERGIC SKIN CONDITIONS
We effectively treat allergic skin conditions like
- Hives- they are red, raised areas of the skin, normally red and itchy
- Dermatitis- it is a skin condition that is witnessed by a rash, redness, scaling, and irritation of the skin. It is also categorized into Atopic Dermatitis and Contact Dermatitis
- ATOPIC DERMATITIS
It is also known as Eczema and it is a skin condition that appears during childhood. It is also experienced by adults and it is an itchy red inflammation
- CONTACT DERMATITIS
It is skin allergy a condition that happens when one’s skin gets into contact with a particular substance that causes the immune system to retaliate. Irritation occurs and normally comes along with
- PATCH TESTING
It is a technique used to determine whether a patient’s skin can be affected with contact dermatitis or atopic dermatitis. It is generally one way of knowing whether your skin can suffer from any kind of allergy
It is a skin condition where skin cells form on top and cause itching and scaling
It is when white patches form on the skin or when depigmentation occurs
- FUNGAL DISEASES OF SKIN, HAIR, & NAILS
Fungal infections are common and affect many children and adults. Skin infections occur like ring-shaped lesion while infections in the nails will thicken them and cause discoloration. Hair infections cause patches
- BACTERIAL INFECTIONS
Pyodermas infections normally cause blisters filled with pus. They include tropical cancer, ecthyma, and impetigo
- TUBERCULOSIS OF SKIN
It is also known as Lupus Vulgaris and it is a painful cutaneous tuberculosis skin infection.
- VIRAL INFECTIONS
They include chicken pox, herpes, herpes zoster, and simplex. Other viral skin infections range from mild to severe ones
- PROTOZOAN/PARASITIC SKIN DISEASES
Protozoan Skin infections normally cause localized skin lesions and diagnostic procedures will require a biopsy
- DRUG REACTIONS & RUSHES
An allergic reaction normally occurs due to the side effects of the drugs. Symptoms include rash, itching, bumps, etc.
- LIFE THREATENING CONDITIONS
These include skin peeling diseases that need hospitalization like Pemphigoid, Dermatosis of pregnancy, and Pemphigus.