Skin cancer surgery, melanoma surveillance total body digital photography and skin cancer treatment with creams (Photodynamic therapy PDT, Efudix & Aldara) and removal of skin cancers by surgery are all performed by Dermatologists at the Drummoyne Dermatology Specialist Dermatology Facility.
The following services are all performed by Dermatologists at the Drummoyne Dermatology Facility.
Skin cancer surgery
Skin cancer treatment with creams (Photodynamic therapy PDT, Efudix & Aldara)
Melanoma surveillance total body digital photography
Dermatologists are also highly skilled in the accurate diagnosis and optimal management of the full range of skin, hair and nail disease. including but not limited to the following:
- Hair Disorders
- Skin Pigmentation Disorders
- Allergies affecting the skin
- Drug Eruption
- Skin infections
- Nail Disorders
- Paediatric Dermatology
- Immunobullous Diseases
- Vulval Diseases
Primary Skin Conditions
Skin Cancer Treatments
For most skin cancers early treatment will result in a cure. BCCs and SCCS can be treated with a variety of methods.
Diseases of the skin
Dermatologists are experts in the diagnosis and treatment and prevention of skin cancers and all diseases of the skin, hair and nail.
Dermatologists have extensive training and experience in the accurate diagnosis and optimal management of the full range of dermatological problems including but not limited to...
Around 2/3 Australians will be diagnosed with skin cancer or melanoma in their lifetime. Experienced dermatologists diagnose and treat 10-20 skin cancers a day, which can be successfully treated if detected early.
Acne, or, acne vulgaris, is a skin condition characterised by red pimples and often blackheads on the face, neck, back and chest.
Skin rashes can occur from a variety of factors, including genetics, allergy, irritation, immune system disorders and medications.
Psoriasis is a common skin condition that speeds up the life cycle of skin cells. It causes cells to build up rapidly on the surface of the skin. The commonest type of psoriasis causes red, scaly patches on the skin.
A skin infection occurs when parasites, fungi, or germs such as bacteria penetrate the skin and spread. When this happens, it can cause pain, swelling, other types of discomfort, and skin color changes. A skin infection may be mild or serious. Skin infections are different from rashes...
Rosacea is a skin disease, mainly on the face, sometimes with redness, flushing and hard, pus-filled pimples.
Most hair disorders aren’t serious, but they are often considered major cosmetic issues that require treatment.
A pediatric dermatologist cares for children (newborns through adolescents) with skin disorders. All of our dermatologists are trained in paediatric dermatology.
Eczema, also known as dermatitis, affects the skin, causing redness, itching, and sometimes infections.
Some of the causes of nail disorders include the following: Infections (such as paronychia, warts, and green nail syndrome) Injuries. Internal diseases (such as certain lung diseases, which can cause yellow nail syndrome) Nail fungus (onychomycosis) Structural problems (such as an ingrown toenail)