Dermatology is a branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of conditions that affect the skin, hair and nails.



Light Therapy

Laser Therapy

Skin Biopsy

Excision surgery

Chemical peels


Dermatology problems
treated in the department


Acne is a skin problem most often seen in adolescents but, can also affect adults.

In this condition, oil and dead skin cells block hair follicles resulting in eruptions such as pimples, whiteheads and blackheads.

Sometimes, acne can be severe and painful, causing emotional stress among teenagers. With proper treatment by a certified dermatologist, the condition can be minimised effectively.


Eczema is a genetic condition, in which the body’s immune system may adversely react to certain allergens, causing rashes on the skin accompanied by itching and sometimes, bleeding.

Parts of the skin may become rough and have blisters.

The condition is mostly triggered by environmental irritants or stress. Eczema can be controlled through medications, topical applications and by avoiding triggers.


Hair loss is a common condition wherein individuals lose hair from the scalp or sometimes, from other parts of the body and is seen among both men and women.

This condition can occur because of a variety of factors.

Hair loss, which is progressive and causes baldness may be hereditary and is more common among men.

When people lose hair suddenly or develop bald patches on the scalp, it could be an indication of stress, infection or an underlying health condition.

Your doctor may examine and conduct relevant tests to find out the cause for hair loss and suggest appropriate remedies.


Psoriasis is a genetic condition that is characterised by redness and thick scales on the surface of the skin, and can affect both children and adults.

It is caused when skin cells multiply too rapidly and accumulate on the surface of the skin. It not only affects the skin but also the scalp and nails, and in some individuals it can be chronic and painful.

Early detection and consistent treatment by a well-trained dermatologist is the key to beating this skin disease.


It is a common skin problem characterised by redness on the face, giving the affected person, a flushed look.

When the condition flares up, the redness may be accompanied by small pus-filled bumps that are a little like acne.

The condition mostly affects the skin on the cheeks, nose and chin and gets worse if not treated.

Rosacea can be controlled through oral medications and some topical ointments.

Signs that indicate you
should see a Dermatologist

Rough and dry skin/flaky skin

Skin discolouration/patches
of discoloured skin

Bumps on the skin, sometimes filled
with fluid or pus

Itchy or painful rashes

Sores on the face/near the mouth or
other parts of the body

Redness or pink patches all over the skin

Burning or tingling on the skin surface


Meet Our Consultant's

Dr.Snehalatha Krishnamoorthy



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Our Special

Dermatologists at HMH have the wide experience and expertise to treat a wide variety of skin and hair conditions ranging from teenage acne to more complicated conditions such as auto-immune skin disorders and skin cancer. They address all kind of issues including severe lesions on the skin, scalp infections and more cosmetic problems.      

Some of the procedures done at our unit

dermatology patient and doctor


Skin is the largest organ that protects the body by forming a barrier against harmful substances, ultraviolet rays of the sun, germs and injury.

The skin also helps in retaining moisture and regulating body temperature. any ch­­­ange in tour he texture and colour of the skin may be an indicator of a medical problem.

That is why taking care of the skin is a necessary part of maintaining good health.

Dermatology is a branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of conditions that affect the skin, hair and nails.

Dermatologists are medical professionals, who have expertise in detecting such problems and offering effective solutions to individuals.

These may be diseases of the skin, hair or nails or cosmetic problems that can be treated effectively with medications or certain specialised procedures and therapies.

Since the skin can also be an indicator of serious underlying conditions, the dermatologist is also an important point of contact for patients, to help them get timely intervention.