Pediatric dermatologists provide medical care for a wide variety of skin conditions. They generally provide the following services:
- Diagnosis of various skin conditions, including hemangiomas and other vascular birthmarks, pigmented birthmarks, and congenital skin disorders, eczema or atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, contact dermatitis, vitiligo, hives, and warts to name a few.
- Medical/prescription treatment for a wide variety of conditions affecting the skin, hair, and nails.
- Minor surgical procedures, including skin biopsies, surgical removal of skin lesions (e.g., cysts, warts), and laser treatment of vascular birthmarks.
Source: Section on Dermatology (Copyright © 2017 American Academy of Pediatrics)