What is a Dermatologist?
The skin is the largest organ on the human body and accounts for about 15 percent of your overall body weight. Since it is not only the largest but also most noticed organ, it’s important that it both looks and feels healthy. The American Academy of Dermatology reports that there are over 3,000 different diseases that can affect the skin.
A dermatologist, sometimes colloquially referred to as a skin doctor, is a medical doctor who specializes in the diagnosis, maintenance and treatment of these 3,000 skin-related disorders. Here at our dermatology clinic we offer a full range of services to improve conditions that affect the skin, nails and hair. Here are just some of the dermatological conditions that we treat:
- Pigmentation disorders
- Skin Cancers
A dermatologist also offers cosmetic and aesthetic services to improve the overall appearance of skin that may be affected by the sun, environmental elements or toxins, as well as skin that shows signs of aging. Cosmetic dermatological services offer a way to enhance, rejuvenate and improve the overall appearance of the skin to reduce the look of dermatological imperfections.
Our goal is to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, age spots and other issues that affect the look and feel of your skin. From a full line of skin care products to fight common skin issues such as acne, enlarged pores and pigmentation to unique and individualized treatment plans, your dermatologist Chicago, IL can help you get healthier, younger-looking skin.
Feel free to call North Branch Dermatology in Chicago, IL at (773) 763-6000 to learn more about what a dermatologist is!