What is Dermatology?

Dermatology is the branch of medicine which focuses on all conditions of the skin – including hair and nails.

Consultant dermatologists are highly trained
and medically qualified doctors who specialise exclusively in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the skin, hair and nails. The skin is the largest organ of the body and can be affected by a very wide range of conditions.

Common skin disorders include:

General dermatology includes