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dermatologist

 [der″mah-tol´o-jist]
a physician who specializes in dermatology.

der·ma·tol·o·gist

(der-mă-tol'ŏ-jist),
A physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of cutaneous diseases and related systemic diseases.

dermatologist

[dur′mətol′əjist]
a physician specializing in the skin and its properties of health and disease.

der·ma·tol·o·gist

(dĕr'mă-tol'ŏ-jist)
A physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating cutaneous and related systemic diseases.

dermatologist

A doctor who practices DERMATOLOGY.

Dermatologist

A physician that specializes in diagnosing and treating disorders of the skin.

dermatologist

a veterinarian who specializes in dermatology.

Patient discussion about dermatologist

Q. My husband has psoriasis and the dermatologist suggested that he try the uv light treatment.Anyone try it. some of the side effects may be skin cancer and melanoma's. If so can you please let me know if it actually did help or if not. Thanks a million.

A. uv light treatment procedure is relatively new mod of treatment so here is difficult to build an opinion about it.
Actually there are two main type of treatment relating uv light are in use one is uvb treatment and other one is PUVA (uva light based).
As uvb is the most prominent factor for skin cancer so this treatment is more risky. While PUVA is quite effective treatment and has less side effects.
http://www.vitiligoguide.com/psoriasis/

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It is a compelling idea that every person has a need for a skin check and there are only about 10,000 dermatologists in the US -- they're not able to see the entire population," notes Dr.
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As a pediatric dermatologist, I've met hundreds of children who have been physically scarred, and I want nothing more than to give them, and countless other scar patients of all ages, easy access to treatment options that will relieve them of the physical reminders of their traumas, and ultimately, make them feel better about themselves.
Despite the 62% rise in the average number of procedures per dermatologist, from a mean of 1,111 per physician in 1995 to 1,795 per physician in 2008, the percent of all dermatologic procedures done by dermatologists in 1995-2008 stood at 55%, down from 69% in 1993-1994, said Dr.
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Ask cosmetic dermatologist Leslie Baumann, MD, director of cosmetic dermatology at the University of Miami, what women should consider if they're thinking about cosmetic procedures and she tells you her favorites: Botox injections for the upper third of the face, where the drug, which is actually a poison that acts by paralyzing muscles, temporarily paralyzes the facial muscles responsible for wrinkles, then skin "fillers" on the bottom third.
James Spencer, a dermatologist at New York's Mount Sinai School of Medicine, says skin cancer used to be a disease that primarily afflicted the elderly.