Dermatology, Cosmetology & Lasers

About the Speciality

The Department of Dermatology (DVL), Cosmetology and Lasers aims for authentic management of skin diseases. Through the well-equipped department at this Dermatology hospital, the concerned patients can access a wide range of treatment and specific therapies.

Department Highlights

Some of the highlights of the department has been given below.

  • For the past five years, the department has been providing treatment for skin diseases and STDs.
  • The department participates in the Leprosy Control programme and NACO.
  • HIV/AIDS patients are offered specialist services that include counselling, diagnosis and treatment.

Speciality Clinics

Some of the speciality clinics offered by the Department of Dermatology (DVL), Cosmetology and Lasers are given below.
  • Cosmetic and hair clinic
  • Pigmentary clinic
  • Autoimmune disease clinic
  • Vitiligo clinic
  • Psoriasis clinic
  • Vesiculobullous clinic
  • Hansen’s clinic
  • Sexually transmitted disease clinic
  • Adverse drug reaction clinic

Diagnostic and Clinical Services

The diagnostic and clinical services offered by the Department of Dermatology (DVL), Cosmetology and Lasers are divided into three procedures – Dermatological, Cosmetological and Laser treatment in Jaipur.

Dermatological Procedures

The following dermatological procedures will be available at the department.

  • KOH scrapping
  • Tzanck smear
  • Gram staining
  • Skin Biopsies
  • Electrosurgical procedures
  • Acne Surgery
  • PUVA & NUVB Therapy
  • Photo therapy
  • Pulse therapy
  • Needle extirpation
  • Comedone extraction

Cosmetological Procedures

The departments offer the given Cosmetological procedures to the patients

  • Warts and skin tags by Radiofrequency, Electrocautery and CO2 Laser and cryotherapy
  • Chemical peeling, micro-needling, microdermabrasion
  • Skin grafting
  • Keloid treatment
  • Nail Surgeries
  • Hair loss by PRP (platelet-rich plasma)
  • Non-healing ulcers by PRP
  • Tattoo removal in Jaipur

Laser Procedures

The department offers the listed laser procedures to all patients.

  • Laser Procedures- Hair removal, Scar removal, Pigment removal
  • White spots and other skin diseases by UVB (light treatment

 

HOD Message

“We have an excellent Dermatology department providing all dermatological & cosmetic procedures services.
We are removing hair, warts, tattoo, removal of acne scars, stretch marks & wrinkles by laser therapy, chemical peeling of the face, dermabrasion and face lifting procedures, Medi facials for dark circles and blemishes, PRP for hair loss, and Phototherapy for psoriasis and white spots.
JNU Hospital's vision is to provide world-class treatment by experienced doctors to all patients at affordable rates.”

Dr. Ramchandra Reddy

Dermatology, Cosmetology & Lasers

What we treat

At Division of Dermatology, Cosmetology & lasers of JNU, we invest our efforts, time, and expertise to detect and treat various types of Ailments.

A very common but highly contagious ectoparasitic infestation of skin by human itch mite (Sarcoptes scabiei var hominis)

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Psoriasis is a complex, chronic, multifactorial, inflammatory disease that involves hyperproliferation of the keratinocytes in the epidermis, with an increase in the epidermal cell turnover rate

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A chronic, immune-mediated, pruritic, inflammatory skin condition seen in atopic individuals.

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Infestation of humans with lice

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Warts are viral infection caused by human pappiloma virus characterised by papules or plaques in various parts of body

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Urticaria is derived from Latin word “Urtica” meaning stinging nettle.

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  • Also known as soft chancre.
  • Acute, autoinoculable, STI caused by Hemophilus ducreyi.
  • Males affected more commonly.
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Pityriasis rosea (PR) is an acute self-limiting, papulosquamous inflammatory disease of uncertain etiology, characterized by multiple erythematous scaly patches over the back and trunk along the cleavage lines.

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Systemic sclerosis is a multisystem autoimmune disorder characterized by vascular abnormalities, connective tissue sclerosis and atrophy.

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  • Lichen planus (LP) is a chronic inflammatory disease of unknown etiology affecting skin and mucous membranes, hair and nail.
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  • Intensely pruritic, chronic, recurrent, papulovesicular disease.
  • Underlying gluten-sensitive enteropathy - may be asymptomatic.
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Hirsutism is a male pattern of secondary or post-pubertal hair growth occurring in women. It arises in the moustache and beard areas at puberty.

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Vitiligo is an acquired depigmenting disorder of the skin, in which pigment cells (melanocytes) are lost.

Symptoms and complication

It presents with well-defined milky-white patches of skin (leukoderma). Vitiligo can affect any part of the body. Complete loss of pigment can affect a single patch of skin, or it may affect multiple patches. Vitiligo results in reduced quality of life and psychological difficulties in many patients.

Causes

  • Vitiligo is due to the loss or destruction of melanocytes, which are the cells that produce melanin:
  • Autoimmunity
  • Genetic susceptibility

Diagnosis: Clinical

Treatment: General measures

  • Cosmetic camouflage: Make-up, dyes and stain, Micropigmentation or tattooing
  • Topical: Corticosteroid creams tacrolimus ointment.
  • Phototherapy: Systemic immunosuppressants like steroids and Surgical treatment.
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AGA is the most common type of diffuse thinning of the hair and balding that occurs in adult males.

Symptoms and complication

It is characterised by a receding hairline and hair loss on the top and front of the head. A similar type of hair loss in women, female pattern hair loss, results in thinning hair on the mid-frontal area of the scalp Psychological impact: hair loss can be associated with low self-esteem, depression, introversion, and feelings of unattractiveness

Causes

It is due to a combination of hormones (androgens) and a genetic predisposition

Diagnosis: Clinical

Treatment:

  • Platelet rich plasma therapy
  • Hair replacement / transplantation
  • Cosmetics
  • Micropigmentation (tattoo) to resemble shaven scalp
  • Hairpieces
  • Minoxidil solution
  • Finasteride tablets
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Melasma is a common acquired skin disorder that presents as a bilateral, blotchy, brownish facial pigmentation.

Symptoms and complication:

Melasma presents as bilateral, asymptomatic, light-to-dark brown macules or patches with irregular borders.

Melasma can have a severe impact on quality of life due to its visibility.

Causes and prevention:

The cause of melasma is complex; it has been proposed to be a photoageing disorder in genetically predisposed individuals.

Risk Factors:

Family history, Sun exposure, Hormones — pregnancy, oral contraceptives, hormone replacement therapy, Medications and scented products

Diagnosis: Clinical, Woods lamp

Treatment:

  • General measures: Year-round, life-long sun protection — broad-brimmed hat, broad-spectrum sunscreen
  • Discontinue hormonal contraception if possible
  • Cosmetic camouflage.
  • Topical therapy: Azelaic acid, Kojic acid, Ascorbic acid, etc
  • Oral Tranexamic acid
  • Chemical peels and lasers
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The term "scarring" refers to a fibrous process in which new collagen is laid down to heal a full-thickness injury. It affects 30% of those with moderate or severe acne vulgaris.

Symptoms and complication:

Cosmetic concern, Adverse psychosocial impact

Causes and prevention:

  • Acne scars occurs secondary to healing of acne.
  • To reduce the chance of scarring, seek treatmentfor your acne early.

Risk Factors:

Incomplete/ delayed treatment, Use of steroids, Repeated picking of acne

Treatment:

  • Cosmetic camouflage
  • Dermabrasion, Microneedling
  • Subcision , Excision and suturing
  • TCA Cross
  • Lasers
  • Fillers
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Stretch marks are fine lines on the body that occur from tissue under your skin tearing from rapid growth or over-stretching

Symptoms and complication:

  • Cosmetic concern
  • An area of skin becomes flattened and thin with a pink colour
  • Itching
  • Reddish or purplish slightly swollen lines develop perpendicular to the direction of skin tension.

Causes:

  • Pregnancy
  • Adolescents undergoing growth spurts (thighs, buttocks, breasts)
  • Body-builders
  • Obese or overweight people
  • Oral or topical corticosteroids
  • Cushing syndrome

Diagnosis: Clinical

Treatment:

  • Moisturizers
  • Topical retinoid therapy
  • Chemical peels
  • Fractional laser
  • Micro needling
  • Platelet rich plasma
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Freckle is a small, light brown or tan mark on the skin. There can be hundreds or thousands of them on exposed skin. Freckles are particularly common in fair-skinned people

Causes: Inherited, ultraviolet radiation in sunlight.

Clinical features: Light to dark brown flat spots, found on sun-exposed sites, particularly the nose and cheeks. More prominent during summer.

Diagnosis: Clinical

Treatment:

  • Broad-spectrum, sun protection factor 50+ sunscreen
  • Cosmetic camouflage
  • Laser
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Dark circles under the eyes describe a common appearance of the lower eyelids that has various causes.

Causes:

  • Increased pigmentation (melanin)
  • Loss of fatty tissue in the eyelid or around the eye
  • Bulging fat and muscle loss
  • Puffy eyelids
  • Thin, translucent skin
  • Shadowing due to anatomic shape of the orbit.

Risk factors:

Elderly, Genetic predisposition, Sun exposure, Dermatitis, Rubbing or scratching the eyes, Smoking, Fatigue or lack of sleep, dehydration (sunken eyes).

Diagnosis: Clinical

Treatment:

  • Adequate sleep
  • Smoking cessation
  • Cold compresses
  • Protection from sun exposure using sunglasses
  • Topical agents
  • Chemical peels
  • Laser
  • Fillers (dermal implants):
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Postinflammatory pigmentation is temporary pigmentation that follows injury (eg. a thermal burn) or inflammatory disorder of the skin (eg. dermatitis, infection). It is mostly observed in darker skin types.

Causes and Risk factors:

  • Darker-skinned individuals,
  • Sun-induced skin conditions such as photodermatitis
  • Drugs: Antimalarial drugs, clofazimine.

Symptoms:

  • Postinflammatory hyperpigmented patches are located at the site of the original disease after it has healed.
  • The lesions range from light brown to black in colour.
  • The patches may become darker if exposed to sunlight (UV rays).

Diagnosis: Clinical

Treatment:

  • Broad-spectrum sunscreen
  • Cosmetic camouflage.
  • Topical creams
  • Chemical peels
  • Lasers.
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Procedures

Skin Biopsy

A skin biopsy is a procedure to remove cells or skin samples from your body for laboratory examination. A doctor uses a skin biopsy to diagnose skin conditions and remove abnormal tissue.

Electrosurgery

Electro surgery is used in dermatological procedures to stop bleeding (haemostasis) or to destroy abnormal skin growths.

Cryotherapy

Localized cryotherapy is a treatment performed by dermatologists to freeze and remove skin lesions and abnormal tissues.

Microneedling

Microneedling is a minimally invasive procedure that’s used to treat various skin problems by stimulating collagen production.

Platelet Rich Plasma

PRP therapy is a very simple procedure in which the patient’s blood is drawn, then spun in a centrifuge machine and the Platelet Rich Plasma is separated and removed from the rest of the blood which is rich in growth factors. Subsequently, the PRP which is thus obtained is injected in the scalp or face.

Q switched Nd-YAG Laser (Tattoo Removal)

Q switched Nd-Yag is used for tattoo removal. It produces the 1064 nm and 532 nm wavelengths, which are the most popular wavelengths used in tattoo removal.

Fractional Co2 Laser

Fractional Carbon dioxide (CO2) lasers are one of the latest advances in non-surgical skin rejuvenation treatments.

Diode Laser - Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal treatment is a non-invasive, aesthetic procedure that uses a highly concentrated beam of laser light to penetrate the hair follicles.

Consult with experienced Doctors

JNU is home to some of the most eminent doctors in the world, most of whom are pioneers in their respective arenas and are renowned for developing innovative and revolutionary procedures
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