MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy, MBBS
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Dr. E.Balasubramanian Graduated M.B.B.S. From Tirunelvelveli Medical College and completed his post graduation M.D. In dermatology, venereology and leprosy from Madras Medical College. Now working as assistant professor in Madras Medical College. Evening dermatology consultation at 2 places Karthick Skin and Hair Clinic, Gowrivakkam and Pranav Polyclinic at Madambakkam.
2 clinics for General Consultation
I had contacted the Doctor for fungal infection through Practo. With no delay I got diagnosed correctly and the medications were given by the doctor.My infection slowly reduced during the course of medication and now I am completely cured. Very happy with the treatment with no recurrence.
**** ******* He is more friendly and suggests proper advise and guide so that we can understand the issue
He was friendly with us. He also gave a detailed explanation for the skin problem. The treatment given by the doctor gave statisfaction for me.
He was explained very well about my skin problem and treated well. Within one week of time I got recovered.
Q: Who is a dermatologist doctor?
A: A dermatologist is a physician or a doctor who specializes in problems of skin, hair, nail, and mucous membranes. He/she is also trained to offer support for various cosmetic issues. They help patients rejuvenate the appearance of various body parts such as skin, hair, and nails. They treat more than 3,000 skin conditions. These include acne, psoriasis, and skin cancer.
Q: When should one consult a dermatologist?
A: You should consult a dermatologist immediately if you have developed any abnormal symptoms which are affecting your skin, hair, nails, or mucous membranes. If you have any cosmetic concerns, a dermatologist will be able to help you. Further, for major ailments such as skin cancer, examination is also done by dermatologists.
Q: Should one consult a dermatologist for laser treatment of skin problems?
A: Yes, you can consult a dermatologist for laser treatment of skin problems. A dermatologist is professionally trained to carry out skin grafts and laser treatments. For laser treatment, they use a special light beam to treat various skin complaints. Such skin complains can include tumours, warts, moles, tattoos, birthmarks, scars, wrinkles, and unwanted hair.
Q: What are the common services provided by a dermatologist?
A: Below is a list of some common conditions dermatologist treat. • Vitiligo • Acne • Dermatitis and eczema • Fungal infections • Hair disorders • Nail problems • Psoriasis • Skin cancer Dermatologists use various surgical procedures such as: • Biopsies • Chemical peels • Cosmetic injections • Cryotherapy • Hair removal and restoration • Laser surgery
Q: What is the difference between a cosmetologist & a dermatologist?
A: Dermatologists and cosmetologists both primarily focus on the outward appearance of individuals. Dermatologists are trained physicians and they treat illness and disease. On the other hand, cosmetologists offer services to improve aesthetics. Dermatologists are doctors and specialize in treating skin, hair, nails, and mucous membranes. But cosmetologists are not doctors. Cosmetologists specialize in various beauty services including haircutting and hairstyling.