Are you looking for a specialist to treat your skin rash or acne?
Planning to undergo a skin treatment for looking younger?
Whatever your skin concern, knowing about the right type of skin expert as per your needs is very important. But with so many skin specialists around, most of us are clueless about the right expert to consult for our skin problems. In this series of know your doctor, we will be discussing about the different types of skin specialists for different problems.
Dermatologist: A dermatologist is a skin doctor who specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of more than 3000 skin problems. A dermatologist is the right expert to consult if you suffer from skin problems such as:
-Skin cancer (sudden appearance of moles, any skin abnormality)
Basically, you can go to a dermatologist for any skin condition from discolouration or patchy skin to hives and other skin issues.
Cosmetologist: Cosmetologists are trained and licensed to perform cosmetic treatments of the skin, nail and even hair. They are experts at –
So basically, cosmetologists are the right skin specialists to consult if you have skin or beauty.
Aesthetician or cosmetic dermatologist: They are doctors who are trained primarily in dermatology but are specialised to assess and treat skin, lip, nails and mouth problems with the help of non-invasive cosmetic procedures. Cosmetic dermatologists are the one who perform:
For example, a dermatologist will treat eczema but a cosmetic dermatologist will treat wrinkles, fine lines and spots to improve your aesthetic appeal.
Plastic Surgeon: Plastic surgeons perform invasive surgeries that help improve the shape and appearance of a patient’s body. This includes performing:
1.Cosmetic surgeries such as nose jobs and face lifts.
2.Reconstructive surgeries for people who are
-Injured in accidents
-Born with defects such as cleft lip palate