The Department of Dermatology at United Hospital offers a broad spectrum of leading-edge modalities for the management of a wide range of dermatological problems in adults, as well as children. This encompasses all the problems related to skin, hair and nails. The Department is a hub for trained and highly qualified dermatologists, who specialize in treating the most complex problems via state-of-the-art surgical interventions and cosmetic techniques. Every treatment plan is curated in the best interest of the patients, using a comprehensive, yet personalized approach. The team adheres to the use of innovative approaches and strives to offer quality care to the patients at all times.
Skin biopsy is done under local anaesthesia. It is a simple procedure in which the concerned area is first sedated and then the growth, or a part of it, is removed. The sample is then sent to a laboratory where it is carefully examined to for signs of skin cancer. In case cancer is detected, its grade and type will also be determined and the treatment will be planned accordingly.
People often mistake shave removal for shave biopsy, however, both procedures are done for different reasons. The aim of shave removal is to precisely remove a benign growth, which is done with the help of a surgical blade. The procedure is also known as shave excision and is also used for removing moles and lesions. The procedure is performed under the influence of anaesthesia and sedatives, which means that you will not feel any pain or discomfort.
It is an innovative technique which involves the use of liquid nitrogen for freezing the growth and then allowing it to detach from the skin itself. This is done with the help of a special can that helps to spray the chemical directly on the concerned area or sometimes, an applicator may be used. Unlike most other procedures there is no use of sedatives in cryosurgery. Although a little discomfort may be experienced it doesn't last long. Once the growth is frozen, it forms a scab. Within a week or two, the scab will fall off on its own.
Fractionated laser Re surfacing and rejuvenation
The procedure aims at enhancing the appearance of the skin and is very helpful in addressing sun-damaged skin and scars. This is done with the help of microscopic beams of laser light, which can easily penetrate the skin and break down the old and damaged skin in the deeper layers. These beams also boost collagen production which further helps in rebuilding your skin, thereby giving you a rejuvenated appearance.
Laser hair removal
Shaving or waxing unwanted hair every now and then can be time-consuming, painful and hectic. Laser hair removal is a hassle-free technique that involves the removal of hair using laser light pulses. The results last for months and with multiple sessions, you might be able to get rid of unwanted hair permanently.
Laser tattoo removal
This involves the use of special devices such as Q-switched lasers and picosecond lasers that emit light of wavelengths that can be easily absorbed by the ink. The devices help to precisely target the tattooed area and microscopically shatter the ink, as a result of which the tattoo slowly disperses into the skin, leaving behind mild scars that heel with time.
It is a gentle and safe procedure that aims at improving the appearance of the skin by helping you get rid of pigmentation and redness. It can also be used for improving the tone and texture of your skin. The procedure does not involve any invasive approach and is completely pain free. This is done with the help of broadband of light that can be easily absorbed by the skin irrespective of the colour imperfections.
It comes in the form of injections that are directly administered into the affected spots to target fine lines and wrinkles. Botox works by blocking the chemical signals from reaching specific areas to limit repetitive movements with the aim of allowing the targeted muscles to relax.
They are administered into the skin using very fine needles to increase volume in certain areas. This helps to tighten the skin and is highly effective in managing problems like wrinkles and scars. You can go for injectable fillers if you wish to have a youthful appearance and get rid of early signs of ageing.
It refers to platelet rich plasma injections which are widely recommended for hair rejuvenation. The procedure involve the administration of Platelet rich plasma directly into the scalp to stimulate the growth of new hair.