Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin and its diseases.
Dermatology covers the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases of the skin, hair, nails, oral cavity and genitals.
It also covers cosmetic skin care and enhancement as well as the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases. Treatment includes both medical and surgical treatments.
A Dermatologist’ Role
A dermatologist not only treats skin diseases but advise patients on good skin care practices for a variety of skin conditions. Anyone with skin, hair, nails, oral cavity and genital issues or seeking skin cosmetic and enhancement care. This includes patients with sexually transmitted diseases.