What is Dermatology?

Dermatology is a word from Greek in which derma means skin; it is the branch of medicine which deals with skin, nails, hair, and related diseases. It is a specialty with both medical and surgical aspects. A dermatologist treats diseases that 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 that 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 the body part or its functions could work again well.

Who says appearance does not matter, it matters a lot when the appearance of a 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 in dermatology and plastic surgery who understand the importance of body appearance and its functions, and of course, they know how to do it with excellence.