Dermatology is the branch of medicine which addresses the study, diagnosis and treatment of all diseases which affecting or related to the skin, including the scalp. It also deals with conditions affecting the hair and nails.
What is a dermatologist?
Dermatologists, also known as skin doctors or skin specialists, first qualify in general medicine, and then undergo four years of additional training to specialise in dermatology. Dermatology involves both medical and surgical aspects. Due to the range of conditions that fall under dermatology and the number of possible treatments, dermatologists often work with a variety of other specialists, such as oncologists, endocrinologists and plastic and reconstructive surgeons to give the patient the treatment they need.
What conditions does a dermatologist treat?
A dermatologist treats all kinds of conditions of the skin, scalp, hair and nails. This encompasses a wide variety of conditions, including:
How can I find a dermatologist in London? There are hundreds of dermatologists in London, in many locations, including the world famous Harley Steet. You can find one through your insurance provider or browse the selection of dermatologists above.