Section : Education

What does a dermatologist do ?

A dermatologist is qualified in the diagnosis, treatment and management (referral to other specialists if needed) of the following disorders:

  • Acne, Actinic Keratosis, Alopecia Areata, Athlete’s Foot, Atopic Dermatitis
  • Bed Bugs, Blepharoplasty (surgery of the eyelids), Boils, Bruises, Bug Bites and Stings
  • Corns, Cysts
  • Diaper Rash, Dry Skin
  • Eczema, Erythema Nodosum
  • Folliculitis, Freckles, Frostbite, Fungal Nails
  • Hair Loss, Heat Rash, Herpes Simplex Infections (Non-Genital), Hives, Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)
  • Impetigo, Itch
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid, Keratosis Pilaris
  • Lichen Planus, Lichen Sclerosus
  • Melasma, Moles, Molluscum Contagiosum
  • Pityriasis Rosea, Psoriasis
  • Rash, Rhinoplasty (Surgery of the nose), Ringworm, Rosacea
  • Scabies, Scars, Seborrhea, Shingles, Skin Cancer, Skin Tags, Stretch Marks, Skin Pigmentation Problems, Sun Protection and Sunscreens, Sun-Sensitive Drugs (Photosensitivity to Drugs, Photoxicity), Sunburn and Sun Poisoning
  • Tinea Versicolor, Tropical Dermatology
  • Varicose Veins, Vitiligo
  • Warts (Common Warts), Wrinkles.