Medical Services offered in the Department of Dermatology
I. Diagnosis and Treatment of Hair and Scalp diseases such as alopecias (both reversible and permenant ones)
II. Diagnosis, Treatment and Follow-up of Melanocytic nevi and Skin cancers
III. Diagnosis and Treatment of Excessive Sweating (hyperhidrosis of underarms, palms, soles)
IV. Diagnosis and Treatment of Nail Disorders (such as ingrown nail, dystrophic or onychomycotic nail)
V. Cytologic examination (Tzanck smear) for the diagnosis of numerous skin diseases such as blistering diseases, viral skin infections, mycotic skin infections, skin cancers like basal cell carcinoma, and so on.
VI. Determination of Demodex folliculorum parasite on face (skin surface microscopy) that can cause redness, pimples, dryness, burning sensation on facial skin mimicking rosacea.
VII. Skin Patch Test for allergic contact dermatitis, which determine allergic substances applied to the skin leading to allergic contact eczema (eythema, edema, vesiculation, itchiness)
VIII. Phototherapy (Narrow band UVB and PUVA) Unit
Partial (for palms and soles) and Full-body type (cabin) UV irradiation therapy for the treatment of several skin diseases such as psoriasis, vitiligo, generalised pruritus, uremic pruritis, chronic hand/sole eczemas, mycosis fungoides.
IX. Cryotherapy (cold therapy/ice treatment) and Electrocauthery
Treatment of benign skin disorders such as warts, soft fibrous papules and solar lentigos (sun spots), precancerious lesions like actinic keratosis, and some skin cancers such as basal cell carcinomas by freezing sprays containing liquid nitrogen or by burning them with an electrical current.
X. Cosmetic Dermatology Unit
Figure 1. PRP injections for the treament of androgenetic alopecia
Figure 2. Nail surface shaving using a special device
Figure 3. Injection of hyaluronic acid fillers for soft tissue augmentation
Figure 4. Laser treatment for facial telengiectasias