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What is the next break through in dermatology?

What is the next break through in dermatology?

Skin replacement: There are many areas of investigation in dermatology such as better treatment for tumors like melanoma and treatment for chronic conditions like psoriasis and eczema. A most interesting line of investigation is to develop an artificial skin to replace skin damaged by disease or trauma. This would be a fabulous breakthrough. Do you have any ideas for a skin breakthrough? ...Read more

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Dr. Glynis Ablon
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Dermatology (Definition)

Dermatology is a field of study in which a person specializes in skin, hair, and nails; plus disorders such as skin ...Read more


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What are pros and cons of dermatology?

What are pros and cons of dermatology?

Pros and cons: for what? choosing specialist, choosing profession?

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What is the next break through in dermatology?

Skin replacement: There are many areas of investigation in dermatology such as better treatment for tumors like melanoma and treatment for chronic conditions like psoriasis and eczema. A most interesting line of investigation is to develop an artificial skin to replace skin damaged by disease or trauma. This would be a fabulous breakthrough. Do you have any ideas for a skin breakthrough? ...Read more

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What is the difference between dermatology and dermopathology?

Using a microscope: A dermatopathologist has training to look at the skin under a microscope in order to render a diagnosis. A skin biospy is prepared in a lab and put on a slide for the dermatopathologist to review under the microscope. ...Read more

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Differnce between dermatology and dermatopathology?

Skin vs. slides: A dermatologist is trained in the clinical appearance of diseases related to the hair, skin, and nails. A dermatopathologist examines skin specimens under a microscope and makes diagnoses based on the history provided by the dermatologist and the patterns of cells on the microscope slides. The dermatologist performs skin biopsies, the dermatopathologist reads the microscope slides. ...Read more

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Difference between a dermatology and dermatopathology?

Dermatologists: Treat skin conditions and do minor surgery. Dermatopaths look a specimens sent to them from plastics and derms for a diagnosis. They are pathologists and do not treat patients directly. ...Read more

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Does anyone know how to find a mohs dermatology office?

Does anyone know how to find a mohs dermatology office?

ACMS website: Be certain to choose someone who has completed a 1-2 year fellowship that is recognized by the american college of mohs micrographic surgery. You can visit their website to help you find someone close to you. The website is www.Mohscollege.Org. ...Read more

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Is it common to get an erection during a dermatology exam?

Is it common to get an erection during a dermatology exam?

Yes it is possible: I had a patient of mine have that happen. Erection is a natural response, and dermatologists understand this. Just laugh it off, it can be a funny story you may tell one day. ...Read more

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What are good colleges in georgia that speacialize in dermatology?

What are good colleges in georgia that speacialize in dermatology?

Aesthetician schools: The field of dermatology is a medical specialty requiring 4 years training after completing 4 years of medical school which is after 4 years of college. I'm not aware of any specific college that specializes in dermatology as an undergrad major. Check out https://services.Aamc.Org/eras/erasstats/par/display8.Cfm?Nav_row=par&spec_cd=080 for list of 116 derm residencies. Hope this helps. Good luck! ...Read more

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