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.
Making the right lifestyle modifications can also help in combating this skin disorder, the dermatologist
Finding a dermatologist
is pretty simple-the American Academy of Dermatologist
has a search function on its Web site (www.
CONTACT: American Academy of Dermatologists
, (847)330-0230, www.
Although professional dermatologists
may not be on hand to personally analyse your skin, their ranges are now here for you to buy into.
Now, instead of waiting an average of four weeks to see a dermatologist
, patients can simply download the DermLink.
For the third year in a row, dermatologists
carry more influence regarding decisions to have cosmetic procedures than friends, physician referral or 11 other factors.
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.
It's nearly impossible for adolescents to go gray, says Seattle dermatologist
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.