Northwest General Hospitals Dermatological services offers complete diagnostic and therapeutic care for the treatment of skin diseases.
The diseases treated vary from skin, immunological disorders, and severe reactions to medicines such as toxic epidermal necrolysis. The dermatology unit has individual rooms and therapeutic modalities such as ultraviolet light therapy, photopheresis, and hydrotherapy. Common conditions, including acne, warts and contact dermatitis, are treated with standard or advanced therapies as needed. Patients with skin diseases and persons requiring special skin care are managed as out-patients in Northwest General Hospital. In door patients can be admitted in rooms and medical ward.
Department also has most advance laser equipment for
- Hair removal
- Certain birthmarks
- Skin rejuvenation
Laser treatment is performed by doctors and not technicians. Facility for patch test for allergic skin reactions is also available. Various skin surgeries are performed for birthmarks moles and skin cancer.