Services offered

  • Diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases
    • To diagnose a particular skin disease investigations may be needed like:
      • Skin scraping and microscopy – used to diagnose fungal infections
      • Dermoscopy – to evaluate macroscopic pictures of skin lesions especially skin cancers
      • Blood tests
      • Biopsy – a small piece of skin is removed for evaluation by a pathologist
      • Patch testing – allergens are placed on the back of the patient to test for specific allergies in patients with allergic contact dermatitis.
      • Mole Mapping
    • Treatments:
      • Intralesional corticosteroid injections for:
        • Keloids
        • Alopecia areata
        • Specific nail problems
      • Intralesional bleomycin injection for:
        • Plantar warts
      • Cryotherapy for
        • Solar keratoses (sun-damage lesions)
        • Warts
        • Skin tags
        • Sun spots
      • Small Excisions/Incisions
        • Malignant (cancerous) skin lesions, etc
      • Curettage and cauterizing
        • Basal cell carcinomas, etc
      • Shave biopsy
        • Benign (non-cancerous) skin lesions, like moles.
      • Cauterizing
        • Telangiectasia (small blood vessel dilatations), etc

    Most of our procedures allow patients to drive and work immediately afterwards.

 

Products

Various dermatological products are available including:

  • Cetaphil
    • Various products
  • ISDIN 
    • Ureadin and Sunblock
  • Heliocare
  • Emthunzini hats

Get in Touch

Tel:
+27 (0)51 444 0482

e-Mail:
info@vdwderma.co.za

Fax:
+ 27 (0)51 444 0482