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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 55  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 127-129

Psychological approach in cosmetic dermatology for optimum patient satisfaction


Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami, FL, USA; Department of Dermatology and Venereology, NRC, Cairo. Egypt

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Mohamed Lotfy Elsaie
Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami, FL, USA

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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5154.62733

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Knowledge and skills are required to deal with certain skin disorders and their corresponding cosmetic complaints. The field of cosmetic dermatology is growing as an overlap between the medical treatment of skin diseases and traditional cosmetology. This poses problems for dermatologists and other professionals, including regulation agencies. Dermatology should enable patients to benefit from all that is necessary for their care, whether that is surgery, drugs or cosmetics. There is no need to modify current regulations. A patient-orientated approach is advocated. The author tries to address fellow Dermatologists and those dealing with cosmetology on how to optimally maximize the outcome of their results by simple advices on how to deal with their patients.


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