Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with skin disorders such as lumps, ulcers, eczema, acne and skin cancer. A skin specialist/clinic or dermatologist can deal with many different types of skin disorder: this may involve treatment for skin cancer or the diagnosis and treatment of skin eruptions and skin rashes. They can also investigate and treat conditions such as acne, hair disorders, and skin allergy.
Techniques used by dermatologists and skin specialists include procedures such as micrographic surgery, laser surgery, photodynamic therapy (PDT) and cosmetic procedures using botulinum toxin, soft tissue fillers, and sclerotherapy.
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