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What is dermatology?

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Dermatology is a medical science focused on diagnosing and treating skin, hair, nail, and mucous membrane disorders....Read More

What does a dermatologist do?

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A dermatologist is a medical doctor who examines patients of all ages to identify and care for illnesses and diseases that impact the skin. These professionals can also perform procedures necessary to heal these conditions, whether they are non-invasive or surgical....Read More

What education is required to become a dermatologist?

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To become a dermatologist, students must complete both an undergraduate degree and medical school to become either a medical doctor or doctor of osteopathic medicine. From there, they need to finish a one-year internship in a clinic or hospital to earn hands-on experience. A three-year residency program is the final step to pass the dermatology board exams and earn a license to practice....Read More

What should a patient know before visiting the dermatologist?

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Prior to visiting a dermatologist, people should know the reason for their appointment, the doctor’s qualifications and areas of expertise, as well as their expected outcomes from the interaction. Being able to explain what they hope to gain from the visit will help dermatologists determine the best course of action....Read More

What types of diseases and conditions do dermatologists treat?

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Dermatologists can treat acne, eczema, fungal infections, psoriasis, skin cancer, shingles, warts, and vitiligo, among many other conditions....Read More