The skin is a complicated, living organ system which fulfills important functional and aesthetic roles. The skin is the envelope that not only covers our body, but it is also the structure that gives rise to our hair, our nails, and allows us to sense hot, cold, and pressure. Skin protects virtually all other organs, plays a key role in body temperature regulation, and is equipped with a myriad of early warning systems. No other organ is as visible to the world as your skin.
The medical practice of Dermatology involves the care and treatment for a remarkable range of skin problems. Disorders of the skin include not only life-threatening skin cancers and immune disorders, but also include profoundly uncomfortable skin conditions that may dramatically alter appearances with resultant effects on self confidence. Dermatologists are the specialists who are specifically trained to provide diagnoses and management of skin, hair, and nails in patients of all ages.
Some of our dermatology services include:
For more information about Dermatology, please call 404-778-3333