This medical specialty treats the skin pathology. The skin is the largest organ of the human body weighing around 10 kg. It also is the organ that protects our organism against pathologic factors (physical, chemical, or biological). Acne is one of the most frequent pathologies for which an individual seeks medical advice from a dermatologyst.
A branch of this medical specialty that gains more and more notoriety is the dermato-cosmetic. This includes all the procedures that prevents the skin from getting older or treats the skin to look younger and healthier. Using these techniques prevents wrinkles and the skin gets healthier, more tonified.