The dermatologist and co-specialist work together as a team so that patients derive maximum benefits of multi speciality hospital. Skin diseases are on the rise possibly due to changing social environmental factors. This poses a great challenges to our department.
We offer expert treatmant for disorders like vitilago (leukoderma), psoriasis, acne and eczema. Other areas where the department specializesis are pigmentary disorders and leprosy.
We have facilities for cutaneous surgery for skin and nail diseases, allergy skin testing cryotherapy, electro-cauterization and chemical peels. Cosmetics dermatology is becoming an integral part of the management of clinical dermatology. So in addition to chemical peel in treating hyper pigmentation of face, we are doing microdermabrasion to treat facial user due to acne, chickenpox etc. with excellent result. Interestingly it does not need any hospital admission or a local anaesthesia. We have started treating hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating ) of palm and axillae with localinjection of Botox, which is also effective in treating wrinkling on forehead (Frown LINEs) or near eyes (crow-feet).
The department is totally geared to meet the challenges of the sexually transmitted diseases. Patients with AIDS are being managed by department in conjuction with other specialists as needed.
Excellent supporting facilities related to Microbiology, Clinical pathology, Biochemistry, Histopathology with Immuno- fluorescence studies, Nuclear Medicine nerve connduction studies etc. are available to help in diagnosing and treating different dermatology and sexually transmitted diseases and leprosy patient that present to this hospital.