A dermatologist is a medical doctor who specializes in diagnosis and treatment of skin conditions. Dermatologists may also provide cosmetic medical services such as Botox, laser therapy and sclerotherapy. Dermatological procedures can offer dramatic results in improving the health and appearance of skin.
A dermatologist can:
- identify skin lesions that may be cancerous
- remove moles and other lesions
- prescribe medications for the treatment of skin conditions
- treat skin conditions with light therapy, chemical peels and other medical treatments