A dermatologist is a physician who is trained to evaluate and treat children and adults with benign and malignant disorders of the skin, hair, nails and adjacent mucous membranes. Physicians are trained to treat diseases, on any part of the body. Dermatologists can treat anything from a fungus or bacterial infection of the skin to various types of cancer. Includes;
•The diagnosis and treatment of skin cancers, melanomas, moles, and other tumors of the skin.
•The management of contact dermatitis and other inflammatory skin disorders.
•The recognition of the skin manifestations of systemic and infectious diseases.
•Interpretation of skin biopsies.
•Surgical techniques used in dermatology.
•They can prescribe medications for certain skin disorders, such as skin cancer psoriasis, eczema, and others. Even those involved in extreme situations, such as burn victims or victims who have been disfigured by traffic accidents, assaults, etc. can benefit from the expertise of a skilled dermatologist.
•Dermatologists remove cancerous or unhealthy lesions from the skin, in a minor outpatient surgical procedure.
If you’re concerned about skin cancer, moles, skin growths or changes in freckles, head straight to a dermatologist.