VMediSpa Beauty Blog

Dermatologists in Calgary – When Should You Turn to Them for Help?

dermatologist calgaryYou may or may not know it, but it might be high time for you to see a dermatologist.

Calgary skin specialists

are quite plentiful, but you should always be sure that you’re choosing somebody with experience and an extensive portfolio of clients.  Don’t always go for the cheapest dermatologist out there, because you just might be opening yourself up for a wrong diagnosis or a host of expensive treatments on top of the otherwise affordable consultation fee.  You should always be looking for someone who specializes in dermatology, as they would be the doctors that you can be sure know what they’re talking about when it comes to skin problems.

If you notice any peculiarities in your skin, such as persistent rashes or swelling, then it is certainly the right time for you to see a dermatologist in Calgary for a proper initial diagnosis.  You may or may not be asked to return for further consultation – it all depends on the gravity of your condition, as well as other factors like age, family history of skin disease or exposure to the sun.  People who are regularly exposed to the sun’s rays are advised to see a dermatologist no less than once every year.

You should also be seeing a dermatologist if you have an extreme case of sunburn, or notice that you get this condition more often than you should be.  Sunburn may seem like a condition that happens to everybody when exposed to the sun’s rays for an extended period of time (such as during a trip to the beach or tanning salon), but if it happens too often and if its effects are unnaturally pronounced, then a dermatologist would be the best person to turn to.

People with high risk of developing skin cancer, even those without an existing skin problem, should also be visiting a dermatologist from time to time.  This would generally apply to light-skinned people with light-colored hair, or anybody with a previous history of skin cancer that runs in the family.  If this sounds like you, then a visit to any qualified dermatologist in Calgary would be in order.  Although a doctor’s advice would always be the most binding form of validation on your skin condition, a self-examination could also help you in explaining your situation and determining if you really need to pay the dermatologist a visit.

Visit VMediSpa’s website on how their team of dermatologists can help you.

 

Meet our talented Dermatologists who are leaders of

Skin Care Technology

viljoensThere are those who stay current with new technology and then there are those in front of the wave.
Dr. Adrian & Lizanne Vilijoen

Enjoyed this article? We’d love if you’d share it.

Subscribe to our newsletter
Share this with a friend!
Share this article