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PAEDIATRIC DERMATOLOGY

Paediatric Dermatology

Receive the best possible care for your children by consulting a paediatric skin specialist to diagnose and treat skin, nail and hair conditions. 

PAEDIATRIC DERMATOLOGY

Our SCINmed paediatric dermatologist has the qualifications and specialisation to diagnose and apply effective medical treatments to skin conditions in children from birth through to adolescence. To make it the most pleasant experience and provide the best care for your child, our paediatric dermatologist will examine him/her with sensitivity to make them feel at ease. They will also know exactly which conditions are associated with natural childhood development, which should be addressed early and how to apply proper medication management or minor surgical procedures that are best suited to their growing bodies.

 

Acne, birthmarks, warts, eczema, psoriasis or any other hair, nail and skin conditions can be treated with modalities and medication that requires the highly qualified knowledge and care required when working with children.

BENEFITS OF
PAEDIATRIC DERMATOLOGY

BENEFITS OF PAEDIATRIC DERMATOLOGY

• Medical skin, hair and nail treatment that is specific for children
• The care and approach of a doctor who was trained to work with children
• Effective treatment of acne in teenagers to improve their self-esteem
• Discern normal growth conditions from concerning conditions to allow for early treatment

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

A paediatric dermatologist is specifically trained to deal with children. They create an environment that is more suited for children and has the training and knowledge in infant, children or teenage medication. Wouldn’t you want the best-suited treatment for your child?

Dr Gertruida van Niekerk is passionate about children and the effective treatment of skin conditions in them. You can find more details about her here.

A paediatric dermatologist’s training and specialist qualification is specifically geared to diagnose skin conditions, provide medical prescription treatment or even do minor surgical procedures in children.

Some of the most common skin conditions include different types of skin discolouration or birthmarks, warts, hives, acne, eczema, psoriasis, contact dermatitis, hives, vitiligo. The list is certainly extensive, and our specialists will be able to diagnose them and advise on the best course of treatment for children.

Set up an appointment as soon as possible if you see recurring and uncommon rashes, marks or skin irregularities on your child’s skin. Regular check-ups will ensure that any concerning skin conditions or problems are addressed well enough in advance.

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