Centre for advanced dermatology is a unique dermatology institute dedicated to the delivery of world class advanced skin and cosmetic treatments to all sections of patients. Contrary to the popular belief that skin departments and clinics are small units, the centre is housed in a spacious independent building of over 4200 sq ft( with four floors), and provides advanced dermatology care, (such as phototherapy, including targeted phototherapy, Dermatopathology, allergy etc) cosmetic dermatology procedures (such as Botox, fillers, peels etc), cosmetic surgery (such as hair transplantation, liposuction), lasers of different types, and aesthetics. The institute has Dr. Venkataram Mysore and Dr. Jayashree Venkataram as directors, four dermatologists, plastic surgeons and anesthetist are consultants. The center has a laboratory with histopathology facility and a pharmacy. The building has electronic security. The institute attracts patients from around the world for advanced cosmetic procedures. The staff of the institute have achieved over 130 publications and presentations in national and international journals and conferences and authored 7 books so far. The institute also has started Charmalaya trust for charitable and research activities. Shraddha is our low-cost skin clinic for poor patients and A special leucoderma clinic offers all facilities for patients with vitiligo at highly discounted rates. The Institute has also published book, CDs, and brochures for public health education.Outpatient:Our daily outpatient attendance is about 60-70 patients. We have reception area which is service by three receptionists at all times. The registration of patients is computerized. There are three waiting areas for patients to allow comfortable seating. Television and world peace music are provided in the reception area. Separate toilets for men and women, drinking water facilities are available. A computer kiosk is available for patient education. Health education brochures, posters, books, and CDs are prominently displayed. All our staff has been trained to provide counseling. A nutritionist is available on call.We also organize special clinics on phototherapy, psoriasis, hair, acne, obesity, and leucoderma.General clinics are run daily, wherein patients are seen by our registrars. We organize a special clinic for poor patients called Shraddha where in service provided at a nominal cost. All leucoderma patients are seen completely free in this clinic.Admissions : Laboratory: The center has a laboratory to perform all routine hematological and biochemical investigations. The center has two microscopes. Venkat Charmalaya is known for Its dermatopathology department. Dr. Venkataram is qualified from Royal college of pathologists, UK and is one of the very few recognized dermatopathologists in the country. The center has a collection of over700 histopathology slides.Facilities for projection on to a computer and for photomicrography are available. Pharmacy: The center has a pharmacy in the building. Facilities for a preparation of different creams and ointments exist.