Surgical Dermatology
A number of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS)  
carry out Surgical Dermatology.

This might seem odd at first glance, but the clinicians often have
had first-hand experience of suturing up (sewing up) faces.  
Often, if one of the consultants in
OMFS Department has an
interest in
Surgical Oncology, there is a concomitant interest in
Surgical Dermatology.

Hence, in an
OMFS Department you may have skin lesions
removed / biopsied or have scars revised.  Consequently,
advice can be given regarding the care for scars, diagnoses of
skin lesions etc.

I list below a number of websites that provide a broader and
more profound knowledge of
dermatology than this website
hopes to provide.

Useful Websites:


British Association of Dermatologists

Wales College of Medicine Department of Dermatology

Australasian College of Dermatologists

New Zealand Dermatological Society
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Last Updated 11th August 2010