5 Best Dermatologists In Lahore For Skin Cancer

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Many of us are upset because of the unannounced breakouts on our skin. Almost every one of us dreams of flawless and spotless skin when planning for an event. But we know that as the special day comes, so does the pimples. Worst of all situations when it peeks right from your forehead or cheeks. For all these issues, we have dermatologists to save us from these embarrassing moments. If you have any event coming up, consult dermatologists beforehand. Talk to them, get your skin examined and enjoy the day with fresh looking skin.

Who Are Dermatologists?

Dermatologists are the medical doctors who specialize in treating our skin, hair, nails and issues related to these organs. This also includes the linings of the mouth, nose, and eyelids.
Dermatology has four branches:

  1. Medical Dermatology
  2. Cosmetic Dermatology
  3. Surgical Dermatology
  4. Dermatopathology.

However, a dermatologist has options to choose any one of the specialities above.

  • Medical Dermatology: The preventive type. In this, the dermatologist will guide you about the diseases that can affect the skin, hair and nails.
  • Surgical dermatology: In this type, the dermatologist treats diseases through surgical procedures.
  • Cosmetic dermatology: In this type, the dermatologist helps improve the appearance of our skin, hair, and nails. Cosmetic dermatology is about maintaining good health. It includes procedures such as fillers for a youthful appearance, chemical peels, hair transplants and laser surgery.
  • Dermatopathology: When a person specializes in dermatology and pathology. They examine samples of the skin, hair, and nails to diagnose and treat diseases.

How Do Dermatologists Treat Acne?

Acne medications work by reducing oil production, speeding up skin cell turnover, fighting bacterial infection or reducing inflammation. With most prescription acne drugs, you may not see results for four to eight weeks, and your skin may get worse before it gets better. It can take many months or years for your acne to clear up completely.

The treatment regimen your doctor recommends depends on your age, the type and severity of your acne, and what you are willing to commit to. For example, you may need to wash and apply medications to the affected skin twice a day for several weeks. Often topical medications and drugs you take by mouth (oral medication) are used in combination. Pregnant women will not be able to use oral prescription medications for acne.

Facts About Acne:

  • Nearly 85 percent of people have acne at some point in their lives. It usually starts in puberty but can affect people in their 20s, 30s, 40s and even 50s.
  • Acne usually appears on the face, chest and back.
  • By the mid teens, more than 40 percent of kids have acne or scars from acne that need to be treated by a dermatologist, a doctor who takes care of the skin.

Fact Courtesy: https://www.aad.org/public/kids/amazing-facts

Top 5 Dermatologists Based In Lahore

1. Dr. Tahir Kamal

Dr. Tahir Kamal is a consultant dermatologist practising at Skin Life Clinic. He is a specialist in treating acne problems, hair fall and non surgical ways to remove wrinkles and double chin. Dr Tahir has over 17 years of working experience.
He did MBBS from King Edward Medical College and later completed his FCPS from College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan, and Diploma in Dermatology from University of Wales College of Medicine UK.

2. Dr. Samina Kausar

Dr. Samina Kausar is a consultant dermatologist practising at Iqraa Medical Complex EXT. She is specialized in treating hair problems, acne, melasma, skin problems, nails treatment and other skin Issues. Dr Samina has an experience of 10 years in this field. She is a graduate of Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore from where she did her MBBS.

3. Dr. Shagufta Shafi

Dr. Shagufta Shafi is a consultant dermatologist practising at Lahore Laser Skin & Healthcare Center. Her areas of interest are laser for acne, laser for hair removal, acne scars, skin problems, nails treatment and laser treatment. She has experience of 31 years in this field. Dr Shagufta is an MBBS graduate from Fatima Jinnah Medical University and D Dermatology from Thailand.

4. Dr. Baset Ghafoor

Dr. Baset Ghafoor is a highly qualified doctor. He practices as a Dermatologist at Baset Skin Clinic. Dr Basit is a specialist in PRP and Laser Treatment. He is an MBBS, MCPS and MD graduate with over 10 years of working experience.

5. Dr. Sana Younas

Dr. Sana Younas is a consultant dermatologist practising at Surgimed Hospital. She is specialized in treating and managing hair problems, acne scars, skin problems and hair fall. She has experience of 7 years in this field. Dr Sana is an MBBS graduate from Fatima Jinnah Medical University.

Facts About Hair and Nails:

  • It’s normal to lose 50 to100 hairs a day but anyone who notices thinning hair should see a dermatologist.
  • Hairstyles that pull the hair, like ponytails and braids, can cause hair loss.
  • Fingernails grow 0.1 millimetres each day and toenails grow 1 millimetre a month. Fingernails grow faster than toenails, and nails grow faster during the summer than the winter.

Fact Courtesy: https://www.aad.org/public/kids/amazing-facts

All these highly competent and dedicated doctors are on board with us. Their aim is to help as many people as they can. They are available for physical and online consultation as well. You can now connect with them by calling at our helpline 03111222398 or by logging on to Marham.pk.

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Javeria Adil Chughtai

Javeria Adil Chughtai

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