Dermatology has always been a field of significant surgical relevance. Over the years, the practice of dermatology has evolved to include a greater number and extent of surgical procedures. The evolution has been due to many factors, including dermatologist’s greater understanding of coetaneous pathology and the fact that outpatient dermatologic surgery is more cost effective, safer, and provides a greater degree of patient convenience. The skin is susceptible to many diseases, discolorations, and growths. It may also be damaged by excessive exposure to the sun and the effects of aging. In most cases, skin problems requiring dermatologic surgery can be addressed in the dermatologist's office or in an outpatient setting, usually under local anesthesia, with minimal pain, and low risk of complications.
Derma Treat Center is a full service dermatological surgery practice. The practice specializes in: