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Dermatology Overview:

Dermatology is defined as the branch of concerned with the diagnostic and treatment of skin disorders. However, dermatologists do not confine themselves merely to a study of intrinsic disorders of the skin, but also study of internal medicine and the many environmental and occupational factors that so frequently cause skin problem.

Dermatology is changing at an ever-accelerating pace, both in the amount of scientific knowledge and treatment available. Unit a few year ago, skin biopsy and Electrosurgery were the only procedures practiced by dermatologists. But now modern day dermatology led to expansion of expertise in dermatological surgery, laser therapy and cosmetology, Cosmetic awareness and increased ageing skin problems are also now contributing to the rise in popularity of this branch in our country.

The Minor OT is well equipped to do dermatosurgical and cosemetology procedures. The procedures are all types of skin biopsies, Electrosugery for benign lesions, freckles, warts ect, Chemical cauterization, mole surgery, Subsicion for scars, Intralesional therapy, Iontophoresis for hyperhydrosis of palms and soles and chemical peels for skin rejuvenation, pigmentation, acne etc.

The minor OT is well equipped to do dermatosurgical and cosmetology procedures. The procedures are all types of Skin biopsies, Electrosugery for benign lesions, freckles, warts etc, Chemical cauterization, Mole surgery, Subsicion for scars, Intralesional therapy, Iontophoresis for hyperhydrosis of palms and soles and Chemical peels for skin rejuvenation, pigmentation, acne etc. Intense pulse light therapy (iPulse)

Specialty clinics and services being provided by the department.
  • PUVA Therapy
  • STD clinic
  • Leprosy clinic
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Pigmentary clinic
  • Cosmetology clinic
  • Intense pulse light therapy (iPulse)

Departmental activities

The regular continued medical education progammes (CME) are conducted for all postgraduates & staff of various medical colleges in Karnataka state. Regular programmes like seminar, journal club, case discussions & also histopathological slide discussion are held. All staff members are allowed to attend national, state & zonal conferences & also work shops and CME’s to upgrade their knowledge.

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