DERMATOLOGY


With the skin being the largest organ of the body, one individual in ten will consult a GP regarding a skin issue. While many cases manageable, the GP may look for help with treatment. This is the point at which the patient is referred to a dermatologist.




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Dermatologists are able to deal with skin cancers by using specific treatments available to them such as creams and surgical procedures.

On a regular workday, a Dermatologists looks after patients of all ages and with all different types of skin problems, but due to the Australian climate, dermatologists spend a great deal of their time treating skin conditions caused by too much sun exposure such as different types of skin cancers. Dermatologists are able to deal with skin cancers by using specific treatments available to them such as creams and surgical procedures.

Other conditions treated by Dermatologists include skin inflammations, psoriasis, acne, dermatitis, skin diseases, warts, moles, melasma and related conditions. Dermatologists can also diagnose and treat conditions affecting a patient's hair, nails, mouth and the genitalia.

So why not just go to a normal GP?
Well, Dermatologists and Specialist General Practitioners are specifically trained in the medical science of the skin and able to perform specialised treatments such as laser therapy, surgical procedures, muscle relaxants etc.

Aqua Marine Medical Centre & Skin Clinic has two Specialist General Practitioners with Special Interest in Skin who can help diagnose and treat a condition you may be facing.

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