What is Dermatology?

Dermatology is a word from Greek in which derma means skin; it is the branch of medicine which deals with skin, nail, hair and related diseases. It is a specialty with both medical and surgical aspects. A dermatologist treats diseases which are included in a huge category and some cosmetic problems.


What is Plastic surgery?

Plastic surgery involves surgical specialties as reconstruction, restoration or alteration of the human body. Plastic surgery is widely categorized into two categories. First in the category is reconstructive surgery which includes craniofacial surgery, hand surgery, microsurgery and treatment of burns. Next in the category is cosmetic surgery.


Dermatology treatments and plastic surgery types at Sentara Hospital


Dermatological Treatments

There are many common treatments which our dermatologists do as chemical peeling, microdermabrasion, soft fillers, dermabrasion etc. for skin issues as:

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Birthmarks
  • Blisters
  • Cherry Angiomas
  • Cold Sores
  • Eczema
  • Fungal nail infection
  • Melasma
  • Moles
  • Psoriasis
  • Rashes
  • Rosacea
  • Vitiligo
  • Warts

Plastic Surgery

With the help of reconstructive surgery at Sentara Hospital, we reconstruct a part of the body or improves its functioning, so that body part or its functions could work again well.

Who says appearance does not matter, it matters a lot when the appearance of body part diminishes because of any reason. By using cosmetic surgery we try to improve the appearance, so you could look better and confident again.


Dermatology and plastic surgery care at Sentara Hospital

At Sentara hospital, we have experts of dermatology and plastic surgery who understands the importance of body appearance and its functions and of course they know how to do it with excellence.