Who is a dermatologist?
A dermatologist is a medical doctor who treats problems related to hair, nails and skin. They are also
called skin specialists or skin doctors. A person must complete a 5-year MBBS course and study
dermatology for 3 years to become a dermatologist. There are many top dermatologists in Bangalore. So, for issues like itchy skin, dry skin, pimples, acne, scars, brittle nails, dandruff, hairfall, dark spots on the face, nail fungus, Rosacea, hives, skin infection, eczema or psoriasis, book a consultation with the best dermatologist near you.
What are the subspecialties of dermatology?
A dermatologist is qualified to treat skin, hair and nail issues. Subspecialists focus on more specific areas within dermatology, such as:
- Mohs surgery
- Pediatric dermatology
- Cosmetic dermatology
- Ayurvedic dermatology
- Aesthetic dermatologist
specializes in dermatology and pathology. When the doctor suspects a serious issue, they remove a part of the skin and ask a dermatopathologist to biopsy it (examine closely under a microscope) to make a diagnosis.
Mohs surgery is performed to treat skin cancer. The doctor checks skin samples under a microscope to ensure that all cancerous cells are removed during surgery.
A pediatric dermatologist
treats skin, hair and nail disorders like skin allergies, sensitivity that leads to redness, rashes and itching in children.
specialize in treatments that improve patients’ appearance. They do acne scar removal, skin tightening, wrinkle removal, age spots removal, skin tone correction and laugh lines removal.
use the principles of Ayurveda to treat patients, with focus on achieving harmony between the mind and body.
This field focuses on treating hair loss, hair thinning, hair fall and balding. Trichologists
treat alopecia areata, psoriasis, seborrheic dermatitis, pityriasis and telogen effluvium.
Immunodermatologists specialize in treating skin problems that are related to defective working of the body’s immune system.
This field uses telecommunication technologies to transfer medical information over long distances using audio and video channels.
Dermatoepidemiology is the study of dermatological issues in different populations, demographic groups and regions.
experts provide skin and hair treatments to improve a person’s looks.
What diseases are treated by a dermatologist?
Patients visit dermatologists for hair and skin treatments
. Common complaints for which people consult skin and hair specialists in Bangalore are:
- Skin rash
- Itchiness on the skin
- Redness, swelling or rashes
- Acne, pimples, blackheads
- Eczema (skin inflammation)
- Psoriasis (patchy/dry skin)
- Age-related changes like wrinkles
- Skin discoloration, pigmentation
- Sun allergy
- Skin cancer
- Hair loss
- Dry scalp or dandruff
- Rosacea (redness on face)
- Fungal infections
- Alopecia Areata
- Moles, warts, skin bumps
- Hives, rashes
- Bruises, blemishes on the skin
- Blackheads, whiteheads
- Brown spots
- Toenail fungal infection
- Ingrown toenails
How does a dermatologist diagnose skin and hair diseases?
When you visit a dermatologist, he/she will ask questions and do physical checks and laboratory tests to diagnose the problem. If you have a skin rash, the dermatologist will examine your arm. He/she will also ask you when you developed the rash, if you ate/drank something new or visited a new place after which you got the rash. If you live in Bangalore, you can choose from the top dermatologists in Bangalore.
What is the procedure for hair loss treatment?
Commonly, procedures for hair loss treatment are done for balding areas, mostly in men. They usually lose hair from the center of the head, while surrounding areas have hair. In such cases, hair loss treatment is done by collecting hair patches from areas with good hair growth and planting them in the balding areas. Medicines and lifestyle changes are also recommended. Consult the best hair treatment specialists in Bangalore for hair loss, hair thinning and hair fall treatment.
Should I consult a dermatologist for itchy skin treatment?
Yes. Dermatologists are experts at dealing with skin issues. So, consult a good dermatologist near you. Simply book an instant consultation with one of the best dermatologists in Bangalore via Bajaj Finserv Health.
What procedures do top dermatologists in Bangalore perform?
Dermatologists do several procedures, some for diagnosis, others for monitoring and some for treatment. For example, skin biopsy is performed to diagnose skin cancer. Common treatment procedures done by skin specialists in Bangalore are acne surgery, shave removal, laser therapy, cryosurgery, Mohs surgery, topical chemotherapy, curettage, electrodesiccation, conservative excision, phototherapy and intralesional injections.
What should I expect when I visit a dermatologist?
During your consultation, your doctor will ask you about your symptoms in detail. You can record details of your symptoms, including the first time you noticed them, the severity, changes in them that you may have noted and any correlation with food intake or other events (e.g., are symptoms triggered when you eat any specific food or after sun exposure). The doctor will also ask you your medical history, family history and current medication. Then, the doctor will examine you & look at the affected part closely (skin, hair or nails). He/She may recommend blood tests to make a diagnosis.Booking a dermatology consultation in Bangalore is very easy. Just go to the Bajaj Finserv Health platform and search for best dermatologists near you. Then, select a convenient time and book a consultation instantly.
How can I find the best dermatologist near me?
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Which skin treatments are available in Bangalore?
Several skin treatments are provided by top dermatologists in Bangalore. Most commonly, dermatologists in Bangalore treat psoriasis, eczema and acne. They perform laser treatments, acne surgery, acne blue light therapy, photo facial therapy, laser skin resurfacing, chemical peel, skin tightening, filler treatment, BOTOX therapy, removal of age spots, skin lightening, scar removal, micro needling, plasma therapy and microdermabrasion.
Find the best dermatology clinics at top localities of Bangalore like Marathahalli, Jayanagar, Koramangala, Rajajinagar, Indiranagar, Mallesaram, Whitefield, Electronic City, JP Nagar, Yelahanaka etc. & visit dermatologists near you for skin & hair related conditions.