Written by Anza Goodbar (last updated May 17, 2021)
I hate to go to the doctor, so when I need to go I want to see the person most qualified to care for my ailment. I am fortunate that my insurance does not require a referral to see a specialist so I can see the type of doctor I need based on my symptoms.
Skin is the body's largest organ. It is responsible for protecting the rest of our organs. It functions as a heating and cooling unit to regulate body temperature. Care from a dermatologist can help keep skin, nails and hair healthy looking.
The follow is a list of reason to consider treatment by a dermatologist:
Dermatologist offices can be a tremendous resource for advice on good skin, nail and hair care, anti-aging procedures, treatment for serious skin diseases and early detection and treatment of skin cancers. There are literally thousands of reasons to seek a dermatologist's expertise. They are highly trained individuals specializing in the care of the myriads ailments ranging from cosmetic to life threatening. Before visiting a dermatologist, check to see what his practice specializes in and if those services are covered by insurance.
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