Dermatology is the field of medicine dealing with the skin, nails, hair and its diseases.
A dermatologist is a specialist doctor that specialises in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and problems affecting the skin, hair, scalp or nails. Dermatologists care for patients of all ages, from babies and children to adolescents and adults.
Common skin diseases and infections diagnosed and treated by dermatologists include:
- Sunspots and skin cancers
- Atopic dermatitis / eczema
- Occupational dermatitis
Dermatologists also assess and treat wrinkles, age spots, hair loss and scars.
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Dermatology experts are essential in a wide range of cases to provide opinion relating to:
- The standard of care provided by dermatologists
- Infectious skin diseases and their treatment
- Medical negligence or malpractice
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The overall cost of expert opinion depends on the services required. Some of the key factors that affect the cost of advice include:
- The need for a view or inspection of a location
- The quantity of documentary material to be reviewed
- Whether there are reports of other experts to be reviewed and commented on in detail
- Whether there is a need for conferences with the expert either in person or by telephone/Skype
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Machado v Advanced Dermatology Group Pty Ltd  NSWDC 85
The plaintiff submitted herself to elective cosmetic laser treatment sessions to the skin of her face. During a treatment session she received facial burns, which initially resulted in pain, redness, swelling, blistering, and ultimately scarring.
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