What Does a Dermatologist Do?

Brief Account of Dermatologist

Dermatologists are doctors who treat and diagnose skin hair and nail-associated diseases.

They may work with children and adults or treat everything from eczema to psoriasis or fungal infections of the nails or skin.

They also treat serious conditions like skin cancers. They may also perform certain cosmetic surgeries e.g. removing moles, skin tags, etc.

Duties of a Dermatologist

The duties of a dermatologist are listed as follows:

  • Examining patients and assessing their conditions.
  • Diagnosing a skin disease.
  • Performing cosmetic surgeries.
  • Referring patients to other medical professionals. Such as laser specialists for further treatment.
  • Treating fungal infections.
  • Treat abnormalities ranging from mild infections of the skin to serious diseases like skin cancer.
  • Treat certain drug reactions on the skin.
  • Improves the appearance of the skin by removing blemishes and scars.

Life as a Dermatologist

Dermatologists are not only involved in managing the commonly prevailing diseases in an individual rather people present with various other skin conditions which may require certain invasive or noninvasive procedures some of them are as follows:

  • Performing diagnostic biopsies for skin rashes.
  • Contact dermatitis investigation.
  • Intralesional injections (steroids, botulinum toxins.)
  • Cryosurgery for precancerous or benign skin lesions.

What kind of work you do depends upon the nature of the job and the place where you work.

If an individual is working in a primary care clinical setup he may only work as a consultant but if the setup is tertiary care he may work as a surgeon.

Therefore, the job done is based on the environmental setup of the clinic.

Scope for Dermatologists in Different Fields

Dermatologists are not only serving as physicians but also working as professors, teachers, and researchers and can write journals nationally and internationally.

Hence, no matter what the field opts they are the assets for the country and serve the people to their best which adds credibility to their work.

Skills Dermatologists Should Have

A dermatologist shall have the following skills:

  • Passionate about his work.
  • Sincere to the patients.
  • Problem-solving and diagnostic skills.
  • A calm temperament and ability to work under stress.

Career Opportunities After Being a Dermatologist

There are various career opportunities one can opt for after being a dermatologist some of them are as follows:

  • Pediatrics Dermatology
  • Hair and Nail Specialists
  • Oral and General Dermatitis
  • Advance Medical Technology
  • Cosmetic Dermatology

There are various other fields one can practice.

Skin Treatments Dermatologists Do

Dermatologists treat various skin diseases which are above 2000 some of them are as follows:

Top Dermatologist in Islamabad Pakistan

Dr. Fazeela Abbasi MD Best Dermatologist in Islamabad Pakistan

Dr. Fazeela Abbasi is one of the best-known dermatologists in Islamabad.

She is a certified dermatologist having years of experience providing dermatological services to her patients. She also provides comprehensive medical and cosmological care to every patient.

She attained the highest qualification in cosmological dermatological treatments. She is trained in modern cosmological procedures e.g.

Thread liftinghair thinning treatment, full facial botoxlaser treatments for hair removal, VRS, PRP treatments, etc. She is currently practicing in Islamabad and Dubai.

As she claims:

“My aesthetic sensibility allows me to excel in every aspect of dermatology allowing me to infuse artistic touch in each procedure I perform as Best Dermatologist in Islamabad & Dubai”

Her keen interest and expertise in laser treatment have made her a pioneering dermatologist nationally and she owns top laser brands in Pakistan.

Since the opening of her clinic, she has been serving the patients to her best that DFA has now become a brand that is admired by the people, compared to the other beauty clinics.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. When Would You See a Dermatologist?

If you are noticing an abnormal growth on ur skin nails or hair or presented with any medical signs you are concerned with then it’s the right time to see a dermatologist.

2. What Skin Conditions Do Dermatologists Treat?

  • Psoriasis
  • Acne
  • Eczema
  • Alopecia
  • Fungal infections of the nails and skin
  • Skin cancers

3. Can a Dermatologist Cure Acne?

Yes, a dermatologist can cure acne.

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