Department of Dermatology
Department of Dermatology
The Dermatology Department at Santosh Hospital is a specialized medical division that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of skin, hair, nail, and mucous membrane conditions. Our team of experienced dermatologists provides comprehensive care for a wide range of dermatological issues.
Our primary objective is to promote healthy skin and effectively manage various skin-related conditions. Our dermatologists are skilled in diagnosing and treating common problems such as acne, eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, fungal infections, and allergic reactions. We also play a vital role in the detection and treatment of skin cancer, including melanoma.
In addition to general dermatology services, we offer specialized treatments to address specific needs. Our department provides cosmetic dermatology procedures, including Botox injections, dermal fillers, chemical peels, laser therapy, and other aesthetic treatments aimed at enhancing skin appearance. Our dermatologists also offer guidance on skincare routines, sun protection, and preventive measures for maintaining healthy skin.
Collaboration with other medical specialties is integral to our practice. We work closely with plastic surgeons, oncologists, rheumatologists, and immunologists to provide multidisciplinary care for complex dermatological conditions.
Equipped with advanced diagnostic tools like dermatoscopes and the ability to perform skin biopsies, we ensure accurate diagnoses. Our dermatologists remain updated with the latest research and advancements in the field to provide the best possible care to our patients.
At Santosh Hospital's Dermatology Department, our mission is to promote skin health, diagnose and treat various dermatological conditions, and enhance the overall well-being and quality of life of our patients. Whether you seek medical or cosmetic assistance, our dermatologists offer expertise and specialized care to address your unique needs.
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Clearing your doubts
You should consider seeing a dermatologist if you have any concerns or conditions related to your skin, hair, nails, or mucous membranes. This includes issues such as acne, rashes, suspicious moles, hair loss, fungal infections, or chronic skin conditions like eczema or psoriasis. A dermatologist can provide a proper diagnosis, recommend appropriate treatments, and offer guidance for maintaining healthy skin.
To prevent skin cancer, it is important to protect your skin from the sun's harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays. This includes wearing sunscreen with a high SPF, seeking shade, wearing protective clothing, and avoiding excessive sun exposure, especially during peak hours. Regular self- examinations of the skin and annual skin screenings by a dermatologist are also crucial for early detection of skin cancer.
Cosmetic procedures performed by qualified dermatologists are generally safe when performed correctly. Dermatologists are trained to assess the suitability of procedures based on an individual's skin type, medical history, and specific goals. It is important to consult with a board- certified dermatologist to ensure proper evaluation, informed decision-making, and safe execution of cosmetic procedures.
Management of common skin conditions like acne or eczema may involve a combination of approaches. Dermatologists may recommend specific topical treatments, oral medications, lifestyle modifications, or procedural interventions depending on the severity and individual factors. It is important to follow the dermatologist's instructions, maintain a consistent skincare routine, and attend regular follow-up appointments for optimal management of these conditions.
Remember, these answers provide general guidance, and it's always best to consult with a
dermatologist for personalized advice based on your specific concerns and needs.
Dermatologists are the experts in diagnosing and treating various skin conditions and can
provide the most appropriate recommendations and treatment plans for your individual