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Skin therapy and treatments

Skin therapy and Treatment

Skin therapy abroad can help patients to identify specialist centres overseas. Also referred to as Dermatology, skin therapy covers the branch of medicine that deals with the skin, its structure, functions and diseases. This includes the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases of the skin, hair, nails, oral cavity and genitals. Skin therapy also includes cosmetic care and enhancement.

Common skin therapy and treatment procedures

The skin therapy category covers treatment of all skin issues including:

  • laser therapy - for the management of birth marks
  • skin disorders (like vitiligo)
  • tattoo removal
  • cosmetic resurfacing and rejuvenation
  • skin cancer and growth treatments such as photodynamic therapy
  • phototherapy (the use of UV rays)
  • treatment of warts
  • dermatosis
  • eczema
  • impetigo
  • lichen planus
  • psoriasis
  • seborrheic keratosis
  • cosmetic dermatology

Destinations

For a full list of available destinations for skin therapy and treatments, please refer to the search box to the right.

Useful links

Find more in-depth information on skin therapy and treatment at:

American Academy of Dermatology - www.aad.org

British Association of Dermatologists - www.bad.org.uk

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Page last updated: Monday, 23rd November 2009