Diseases & Treatment

Common skin conditions and disorders

Psoriasis skin disease - Psoriasis is a common, inflammatory generic skin condition in which a patient develops scaly red bumps that later coalesce into plaques. Symptoms of this condition occur in but are not limited to the scalp, knees and elbows. As Psoriasis is a chronic disorder, it's not completely curable. The flare-ups occur and disappear by themselves. There are several treatment plans to Psoriasis depending on the extent of involvement and severity. 

Eczema - Eczema, also popularly known as Dermatitis, is a genetic disorder associated with itchy, dry skin. This condition generally develops in the early childhood period with symptoms like chronic itchiness, weeping and oozing sores. Dermatitis is often found on arm creases area opposite the elbow and on leg creases area opposite the knee. There are many types of Eczema. These include: atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, stasis dermatitis and dyshidrotic eczema.

Leukoderma - Leukoderma, also called Vitiligo, is a skin condition that causes a loss of skin pigmentation, which leads to skin whitening. The white patches formed on the skin, as a result, are termed as leukoderma. As the condition becomes severe, the spots cover most parts of the body including scalp, genitals and face. There are two types of leukoderma: segmental and non-segmental leukoderma. Some of the treatment options for this skin condition include medication, light therapy and surgery.

Common dermatologic procedures

Skin biopsy - A skin biopsy is a simple procedure that's performed by a dermatologist to diagnose or rule out certain skin conditions or disorders. A biopsy is largely performed to determine if the patient has skin cancer and what type of cancer. There are many techniques to perform a skin biopsy. These include: 

  • Shave biopsy - In this method, the skin care doctor will remove small sections of the top layer of skin.
  • Punch biopsy - In this method, the doctor will remove small, circular sections of skin, including deeper layers.
  • Excisional biopsy - In this method, the specialist will remove the entire area of skin that seem unhealthy.

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Acne scar removal - Acne can be a chronic condition for many teenagers and adults. More often than not, acne could leave permanent scars. Rest assured knowing that the dermatologists at Fortis provide the best acne treatment. The treatment will depend on the patient's age, medical history, type of acne and so on. Some of the treatment procedures for acne include:

  • Laser treatment for acne scars
  • Chemical peels - are often used to minimize sun-damaged skin, superficial scars and irregular pigmentation
  • Dermabrasion - this procedure is used to minimize small scars, minor skin surface irregularities, surgical scars, and acne scars
  • Light therapy
  • Punch grafts 
  • Dermal filler injections

Hair removal or restoration - Our dermatologists employ several methods to treat hair loss. This includes restoration through transplantation. In other cases, they can remove unwanted body hair through laser treatments as well.

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