Quexst Healthcare and International Cosmetology Academy offer a 2 week workshop in Basic Cosmetic Dermatology. Many Dermatologists practicing Medical Dermatology are keen to be trained in Cosmetic Dermatology. In this area a doctor treats patients for aesthetic reasons like smoothing wrinkles, correcting skin tone and texture, and tightening up sagging skin. This is an ever growing specialty to treat patients who desire to look better but have no medical need to do so. The difference is a desire to reverse signs of aging and to look healthier and younger. The reasons for Aesthetic Medicine are purely superficial – based on a want rather than a need. These procedures need to be conducted by doctors though are not Medical Dermatology procedures.
The certificate issued on successful completion of the clinical rotation is not a registrable qualification.
The steps to be followed are as follows: