MBBS, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy
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DR. D.SOWMYA MD Dermatologist, Trichologist and Cosmetologist isa renowned Doctor in her field of Expertise. She has more than 9 years ofclinical experience in the field of medicine. She completed her Post graduationin a reputed medical college in Chennai. Following Post Graduation she pursuedFellowship in Cosmetology from Stanely Medical College and also a shortfellowship course in Aesthetic Dermatology from Germany. Recently; she alsoholds a Diploma in Medical Micropigmentation/Permanent Makeup. This is aupcoming recent advances in the field of Cosmetology that help those patientswith Vitiligo ( White Skin disease) and those loss of eye brows and those whoare undergoing Chemotherapy. This procedure done to help individualsconfidently attend social gatherings. She has presented various papers in bothNational and International forums/Conferences. She is also author inDermatology textbook and has many publications under her name.Dr. D. Sowmya is a very polite Doctor, spends adequate time during herconsultations to explain everything clearly. She is also a Consultant in ApolloSpectra Hospitals, Chennai and a Assistant professor in Dermatology in areputed medical college in Chennai
Doctor listened to my problem thoroughly and not only did she explain the meds but also advised about the precautionary measures to avoid it in the future. She is very friendly and is highly accommodative in terms of timings. *** ********* ****** **** *** ***Highly recommended.
First of all she is gem of a person i ever met. I went for my father in law to be treated for his rashes on his back body. After consulting her he was completely cured within time as she told. Really she is so cute to be a doctor. Such a friendly person who comes with big worry will go relaxly.
Such a nice Dr.sowmiya i am very much happy on seeing visible results on my pigmentation concern after following her Rx..
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.