Why Should You Visit a Skin Doctor? by guest blogger Daniel Clark

Why Should You Visit a Skin Doctor?

A dermatologist is a doctor who specializes in treating skin related diseases and problems. Putting your face in the hands of someone else needs a lot of faith in that person. Hence, it is important that you choose a good dermatologist for getting the best treatment for your skin related problems. A good dermatologist will give consistent results almost every time. Many dermatology clinics in London have good reputation, work with a variety of patients, and treat them by examining tissue samples and performing many chemical and biological analyses to confirm the disease. The skin is the largest organ in our body and also the one that is the most visible. Therefore, we have a tendency to naturally take excellent care of our skin to form a positive impression on people we have to meet. A decent skin doctor is able to assist you keep your skin in a very fine condition.

Skin is the largest organ of human body and comprises 16% of the total weight of body. Having healthy skin is a sign of having healthy body. Our skin is exposed to harsh conditions every day. Skin is exposed to dust, pollution and intense sunlight during summers and dry, cold conditions in winter. Apart from skin, our hair and nails are also affected. Thanks to dermatologists that we can maintain our skin properly. There are many reasons why you must visit a dermatologist, few of which are given below.

For Cosmetic dermatology

It deals with cosmetic surgeries like Botox, laser treatments, liposuction, face-lifts, fillers etc.

For Dermopathology

Dermopathologist is one who specializes in pathology of skin.

For Immunodermatology

It involves treatment of immune related diseases like systemic erythromatosus lupus, vulgaris and many more.

Mohs surgery

This dermatology branch is named after Dr. Frederic Mohs. It involves excision of skin cancers using tissue-sparing technique.

Pediatric dermatology

This field includes complex diseases of neonates and any other complications of children.

Apart from the above mentioned reasons, you can visit dermatologists for many other reasons given below.

Ø Cosmetic dermatology is a budding field. Many of the simply invasive procedures performed by a cosmetic surgeon can be performed by a dermatologist.

Ø Liposuction-suction: It is fat removal procedure usually performed on the abdomen, buttocks, neck, backs of the arms and other problem areas.

Ø Botox Injections: It is a solution primarily for crow's feet and forehead wrinkles

Ø Wrinkle Fillers: These include collagen, hyaluronic acid, elastin, and synthetic injections to even out fine lines or wrinkles

Ø Laser hair removal: This is widely used procedure, mostly requested by women for unnecessary hair on the face or other parts of the body.

Ø Hair transplantation: This is a treatment for balding and involves removing hair follicles from one part of the head and transplanting them to fill in bald spots.

Ø Laser removal procedure: Tattoo, blemishes and birthmark removal-all done with lasers.

Ø Eczema: It is an inflammatory skin condition characterized by itching, redness and silvery plaque formations.

Ø Acne: It is one of the most common problems and thus numerous treatments are available

Ø Hair loss: Both men and women may experience hair loss either suddenly and gradually over time, all cases should be evaluated and treated accordingly.

Author Bio

Daniel, the author of this post is a skin doctor in dermatology clinic in London. Apart from his profession, he likes to provide tips and techniques through his posts. Here he is giving information about why people visit dermatologists.