Dermatosurgery has been defined as the practice of dermatology that specializes in surgical procedures and minimally invasive treatments to improve the health, function and appearance of skin. Any surgical intervention is necessarily entwined with the risk of complications, but the level of risk is low in case of dermatosurgery. Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin, nails, hair and its diseases. It is a specialty with both medical and surgical aspects. A cosmetologist treats diseases, in the widest sense and some cosmetic problems of the skin, scalp, hair, and nails. A full examination is also performed to check the health of the patient and to be given full information and instructions. Conditions like cutaneous horn, cysts, verrucas nevus, vitiligo, skin resurfacing and scar correction can be treated by this treatment. Dermatosurgery treatment simply means surgery of the skin, which involves office-based procedure done under local anesthesia. Being office based procedure, it is convenient and also less expensive. It is divided into 3 basic types. Diagnostic (eg: taking a chunk of skin called skin biopsy for evaluation under microscope to verify skin diagnosis), Therapeutic (eg: removal of moles or skin growths) and Cosmetic: (eg: dermabrasion for acne scars). Cosmetic surgery and plastic surgery is also an important procedure of dermatosurgery treatment. The procedure is done under either topical or local anesthesia so as to make it painless. With the advent of newer gadgets, these procedures can be done in short time with minimal downtime and good cosmetic outcome.
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