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Posted September 10, 2014 by

Career: The Need for Skin Specialists in Polluted Cities

Dermatology consultation with a man

Dermatology consultation with a man. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

The importance of skin specialists has increased considerably in view of greater incidences of skin ailments and infections. Higher levels of pollution coupled with unhealthy food habits has resulted in more number of dermatological cases particularly among teenagers and young adults. Doctors treating skin diseases also treat nail and hair fall. Dermatological cases are more rampant in tropical regions because of unfavourable climatic conditions of heat and humidity.

In addition to treatment of diseases, skin specialists are attending to cases of cosmetic surgery and skin ageing as looking good is now a great concern. The trend is popular among young adults and middle aged patients. The demand for dermatologists has thus increased significantly in recent years. (more…)