Dermatology consultation

What is dermatology?

The study and treatment of the skin, hair and nails in health and disease all come under this banner.

What kind of skin conditions can a dermatologist treat?

Commonly addressed problems are acne, skin cancer and psoriasis.

How are skin problems diagnosed by a dermatologist?

Due to the wide variety of problems that can affect the skin, there are many diagnostic procedures that can be carried out such as blood tests, x-rays, skin scrapings or skin biopsies to determine diagnosis. Specialists in this field are known as consultant dermatologists.

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