Dermatology

Description

Dermatology Department at Sunshine Hospitals features seasoned dermatologists and a team of experts with practical experience using modern investigative, dermato-surgical techniques and therapeutic technologies to offer satisfying results.

The department treats common skin problems like acne, laser hair removal and skin allergies to complex problems like skin cancers, dermatitis, psoriasis and immune-related skin diseases.

Dermatology at Sunshine Hospitals
Treatments offered:
  • Acne and acne scars
  • Vitiligo and related surgeries
  • Hair fall, dandruff and PRP
  • Skin rejuvenation program
  • Skin tags, corn and mole removal
  • Eczema
  • Anti-ageing procedures (chemical peeling)
Cosmetic and laser dermatology

The most advanced laser and non-laser cosmetic treatments are available at the Sunshine Hospitals. Only certified dermatologists who have acquired specialised training from reputed internationals institutes perform procedures at Sunshine Hospital. Safety and hygiene are accorded the highest priority during the treatments that last less than thirty minutes. Individuals can immediately get on with their daily routine following a treatment procedure.

Dermatologists at Sunshine Hospitals deal with:
  • Laser skin resurfacing
  • Revival of damaged skin
  • Rejuvenation of Ageing
  • Laser hair removal
  • Laser tattoo removal
  • Laser treatment of varicose and spider veins
  • Collagen, BOTOX and other injectable treatments
Paediatric Dermatology

The Paediatric Dermatologists at Sunshine specialise in evaluation and treatment of newborns, infants, children and adolescents suffering from genetic, infectious and other acquired skin disorders that affect this age group. Latest laser technology is utilised in an operating room setting to treat children with vascular or pigmented lesions. Complex skin diseases like malaria, hidradenitis and impetigo are also diagnosed and treated at The Sunshine Hospital.

Treatments are designed keeping in mind the common developmental and physiologic aspects of children. Dermatologists spend a lot of time educating children and their families about skin diseases, and how to avoid lasting cosmetic disabilities.

Some of the most common skin problems treated at Sunshine Hospitals are:
  • Acne
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Psoriasis
  • Bullous Diseases
  • Molluscum contagiosum
  • Hemangiomas
  • Herpes simplex
Treating Hypertrichosis

Diffuse alopecia which is a sub-division of alopecia leads to hair loss throughout the scalp while focal alopecia leads to hair loss or bald spots in certain areas. Dermatologists try to analyse if the scarring or non-scarring process has taken place before starting treatment. In alopecias that scar, inflammation within the scalp leads to damage of hair follicles. Usually, treatment is provided to prevent further hair loss as areas of the already affected scalp are unlikely to demonstrate major re-growth. There is hope for patients with non-scarring alopecia because the hair follicles still exist and treatment can be offered for re-growth of lost hair.

Treating Alopecia

Hypertrichosis can occur in either localised or diffused form. The condition may be congenital or gotten at any time. Hirsutism which is a kind of hypertrichosis occurs in women and refers to excess body hair (androgenic hair) following the male pattern. Dermatologists evaluate the causes of hair growth by conducting blood tests that identify the precise origin of the irregular hair growth, and advice on the treatment.

The Dermatology team’s objective is to ascertain if the trouble in hair growth is alterable and to customise treatment to meet each patient’s unique needs.

Availability

Outpatient department opening hours:

Monday – Friday: 8.00am – 8.00pm
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