Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin, nails, hair and its diseases. It is a specialty with both medical and surgical aspects. A dermatologisttreats diseases, in the widest sense, and some cosmetic problems of the skin, scalp, hair, and nails
A dermatolopathologist is a pathologist or dermatologist who specializes in the pathology of the skin.
This field specializes in the treatment of immune-mediated skin diseases such as lupus, bullous pemphigoid, pemphigus vulgaris, and other immune-mediated skin disorders.
This field encompasses the complex diseases of the neonates, hereditary skin diseases or genodermatoses, and the many difficulties of working with the pediatric population.
Teledermatology is a form of dermatology where telecommunication technologies are used to exchange medical information via all kinds of media (audio, visual and also data communication, but typically photos of dermatologic conditions)
Dermatoepidemiology is the study of skin disease at the population level. One aspect of dermatoepidemiology is the determination of the global burden of skin diseases.
Therapies provided by dermatologists
- Hair transplantation
- Intralesional treatment
- Laser therapy
- Photodynamic therapy
- Tattoo removal with laser
- Radiation therapy
- Allergy testing
- Systemic therapies
- Topical therapies