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Who Is A Dermatologist (Skin Specialist)?

dermatologist or a skin specialist (ماہر امراض جلد) is a medical professional specializing in dealing with a broad range of conditions that affect the skin, hair, and nails. They have extensive knowledge and experience in diagnosing, treating, and managing diseases and cosmetic concerns of the integumentary system. Dermatology encompasses medical and surgical aspects hence a dermatologist may also perform surgical procedures for complicated skin conditions. Some of these conditions include eczema, psoriasis, and skin cancer.

A dermatologist in Pakistan is also known as a skin doctor, cosmetologist, Jild Ka Doctor, Hair Fall doctor, or skin specialist.

What are the Different Types of Dermatologists in Pakistan?

On the basis of the subspecialties of dermatologists/skin specialists, they may be characterized into the following different types;

  • Cosmetic Dermatologists: These dermatologists deal with improving the aesthetic appearance and general health of the skin. They can help treat and prevent skin issues such as uneven skin tone, melasma, dark spots, scarring, wrinkles, or fine lines. They also perform skin treatments and facials to improve the aesthetics of the skin like botox, collagen injections, etc.

  • Medical Dermatologists: These skin doctors focus on improving the overall health of the skin by treating infections and diseases affecting your integumentary system eczema, shingles, psoriasis, warts, acne, excess sweating, spider veins, dandruff, or fungal and viral infections

  • Surgical Dermatologists: They are specialized in performing procedures and surgeries to treat skin diseases. You can visit a surgical dermatologist if you need laser treatments, excision, biopsies, liposuction, vein procedures, grafts, and Mohs surgery which is a procedure to treat Skin cancer

  • Dermatopathologists: These types of dermatologists are specialized in both dermatology and pathology (study of disease and its diagnosis). They perform tests and biopsies and undergo microscopic studies to diagnose the type of skin disease through the samples

  • Pediatric Dermatologist: This is a dermatologist who is an expert in diagnosing and treating skin, hair, or nail-related issues in children and adolescents like birthmarks, blisters, and certain bacterial infections

  • Mohs Surgeon: These dermatologists specialize in treating skin cancers or identifying suspicious cancerous growths on the skin.

Some of the Common Dermatological Diseases in Pakistan

Skin specialist/Dermatologist deals with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of all the conditions that are related to your skin, hair, or nails. The common diseases or conditions treated by dermatologists include;

  • Eczema: Eczema is also known as atopic dermatitis. It's a condition that makes your skin red and itchy. It usually affects children but it can occur at any age

  • Contact dermatitis: It's a type of eczema that occurs due to any contact with the allergens that you are allergic to

  • Warts: It is the benign growth in the skin that is caused by certain viruses 

  • Dry skin: Dry skin is also known as xerosis. It's a condition that sometimes occurs due to fungal infections, dry weather, or overbathing with low-quality soaps

  • Psoriasis: Itchy and scaly patches and rashes are formed commonly affecting the knee, elbow, scalp, or trunk.  It is a chronic illness that can not be treated but can be managed

  • Vitiligo: This is the formation of pale white patches or spots on the skin, It's caused by the lack of skin pigment known as melanin, affecting the skin of any part of your body

  • Rosacea: It's a common skin condition where blood vessels get visible on the skin causing blushing and flushing. small pus-filled bumps can also be formed on the skin

  • Melasma: UV radiations and hormones can result in the formation of patches and spots that are darker than the usual skin tone. Melasma usually occurs on the face

  • Acne: Clogging of hair follicles with oil, dirt, or dead skin cells can cause acne. It results in forming of whiteheads, blackheads, and pimples in major cases

  • Skin allergy: Skin allergy includes certain conditions such as rashes, itching, bumps, redness, and swelling due to contact with any allergen 

  • Hair loss: Hair loss affects nearly 80% of men due to genetic, environmental, hormonal, or age-related factors. Dermatologists specialize in preventing hair loss and also perform procedures to help hair regrowth like hair transplant

  • Dandruff: Fungal infections may result in forming dry itchy flakes, especially affecting the scalp which may progress to skin and other parts in severe infections

  • Brittle nails: Low nutrition intake can make nails weaker and easier to break or chip resulting in brittle nails

If you have any of these or other such symptoms affecting your skin, hair, or nails, contact the best dermatologist in Wah Cantt immediately.

What is the qualification of a dermatologist in Pakistan?

To become a dermatologist, the following qualifications are required;

  • 5-year MBBS followed by the house job

  • FCPS in Dermatology 

  • Accreditation by the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan

  • Postgraduate diplomas and fellowships

  • Practical experience

Some of the Most Common Skin Diseases

Skin problems are common in Pakistan due to genetics, environmental pollution, poor diet, etc. The disease prevalence percentages of some of the common dermatological conditions are;


Percentage of Patients

Viral Infections
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When should you see a Dermatologist in Lahore?

If you have developed any of the outgrowths on your skin or have the following signs and symptoms, you must consult the top skin specialist/dermatologist immediately for a proper diagnosis, treatment, and management of the disease;

  • Severe stubborn acne

  • Face outgrowths like moles or warts

  • Dry patches on the skin

  • Itchy red skin

  • Dandruff with flakes

  • Extreme hair fall

  • Nail or scalp fungal infections

  • Nail discoloration

  • Brittle

  • Uneven skin tone

  • Skin allergies or any other skin, nail or scalp infections.

What are Common Treatments Provided by Dermatologists? 

A skin specialist or skin doctor manages skin conditions through investigations and therapies. The common treatments provided by dermatologists include;

  • Topical and systemic medications

  • Hair transplant

  • Dermatologic surgery

  • Dermatologic cosmetic surgery

  • Immunotherapy (stimulation of the immune system to fight skin cancer)

  • Laser hair removal

  • Micro-needling (cosmetic procedure for scars or acne)

  • Microdermabrasion (cosmetic procedure to renew skin texture and tone)

  • Hydrafacials ( cosmetic facial for skin glow)

  • Mohs surgery (skin cancer surgery)

  • Phototherapy (light waves to treat skin diseases)

  • Radiotherapy (Radiations induced skin treatment)

  • Chemical peels (cosmetic procedure for skin exfoliation and hydration)

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