Dermatology is the medical science of disorders of the skin. Often skin lesions and disorders are markers of internal disease and mirror the processes occurring within the body. Skin consists of distinct layers. The most superficial layer is the epidermis. The epidermis is a stratified squamous epithelium. It has stacked layers of cells. Dozens of different skin infections exist, with huge variation in symptoms and severity. Some of the most common skin conditions include Contact allergies, Alopecia, Psoriasis, Blistering disorders, Rashes, Atopic Dermatitis. The American Cancer Society, there are more than 2 million annual cases of basal and squamous cell skin cancer in the U.S. The occurrence of melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, has increased from 47,700 diagnoses in 2000 to 75,000 in 2009. While demand for cosmetic dermatology decreased during the recession, the economic recovery combined with an aging population is driving a resurgence of demand for cosmetic procedures.
· Acne treatment
· Wart treatment
· Complete skin examinations/mole evaluations
· Melanoma diagnosis
· Patch testing for skin allergies
· Blistering disorders
· Autoimmune disease