Department of Dermatology

The Dermatology & Cosmetology department at Rela Hospital in Chennai promises quality care nurtured with empathy.

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The Dermatology & Cosmetology department at Rela Hospital, promises quality care nurtured with empathy. We provide extensive dermatology, cosmetology and venereology care with diagnostic tests, and state-of-the-art treatment procedures.

Skin is the largest body organ, and is indeed a magic mirror reflecting health. Many times it may be hooked with some systemic conditions. Our dermatologists work towards the root cause and deliver the most appropriate treatment.

From new born to any age, we cater to various skin conditions, including but not limited to vitiligo, psoriasis, impetigo, lichen planus, acne, dermatophytosis, melasma, hair fall, baldness and pigmentation.

We offer a range of services which includes radiofrequency, chemical peels, platelet-rich plasma for hair fall and skin rejuvenation, LASERS for tattoo removal, skin rejuvenation, acne pigmentation, hair removal, scars, botox and fillers.

Venereal diseases like vaginal discharge syndrome, wart, molluscum, syphilis, genital ulcer, irrational fears about acquiring venereal diseases, and genital herpes have been successfully dealt with.

Get an appointment with a dermatologist for lifestyle and dietary advice for long-term benefits.


  • We have successfully treated many dermatological emergencies like Steven Johnson Syndrome a variety of severe cutaneous drug reaction without any misadventures.
  • Cutaneous graft versus host reaction in both paediatric and adult population have been tackled and resolved by our dedicated interdisciplinary team.


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  • Radiofrequency machine
    • Hair removal
    • Scar reduction
    • Pigmentation
  • Chemical peels
    • Ideal for pigmentation problems
    • Skin glow and texture enhancement and for anti-aging
  • Platelet rich plasma – for hair growth and facial rejuvenation
  • Dermaroller


At Rela Department of Dermatology & Cosmetology, we have special expertise in treating and managing:

  • Acne
  • Melasma
  • Hairfall
  • Baldness
  • Psoriasis & Lichen planus
  • Vitiligo
  • Blistering conditions like pemphigus
  • Facial melanoses
  • Hirsutism (Unwanted Hair)
  • Hyperhidrosis (excess sweating)
  • Alopecia areata
  • Fungal infections
  • Viral wart, molluscum, Herpes
  • Syphilis
  • Aging skin
  • Freckles
  • Wrinkles/Furrows / Sagging of face
  • Dull lustreless skin

Dermatological emergencies:

  • Drug reactions like Steven Johnson syndrome / Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • Erythroderma – secondary to psoriasis, eczema, drug
  • Pemphigus vulgaris
  • Angioedema/ Acute urticaria

Procedures done:

  • Chemical peeling – for facial glow, tan removal, melasma, acne , facial pigmentation, antiaging
  • Radiofrequency – for wart, skin tag, DPN, Molluscum
  • Dermaroller/ microdermabrasion for acne scars & skin rejuvenation
  • Intralesional immunotherapy for warts
  • Skin biopsy with Immunofluoroscence
  • Mole removal
  • Ear lobe repair
  • Platelet rich plasma – for facial rejuvenation/ antiaging and hairfall/ baldness
  • LASER – for pigmentation, melasma, tatoo removal
  • Carbon peel LASER for facial glow
  • LASER for hair removal in hirsutism( facial hair in females) and PCOD
  • LASER for acne scars
  • Skin grafting for stable Vitiligo
  • Botox for aging skin, wrinkles, hyperhidrosis
  • Fillers for facial recontouring


  • Acne, Rosacea, and related condition
  • Hair fall
  • Aesthetic/Cosmetic Dermatology and Laser Surgery
  • Immunobullous disorders
  • Autoimmune/Connective Tissue diseases
  • Contact and Occupational Dermatitis
  • Cutaneous Lymphoma
  • Dermatopathology Diagnostics, Consultation, and Molecular Testing
  • Allergies and testing
  • Eczema and Atopic Dermatitis
  • Genetic Skin Diseases
  • Hair and Nail Disorders
  • HIV/AIDS-related skin conditions
  • Other venereal diseases
  • Leprosy
  • Infections of the Skin (bacterial, viral, fungal, and other)
  • Itch
  • Paediatric Dermatology
  • Pigmented Disorders
  • Psoriasis
  • Screenings for patients with sun damage or concerning lesions
  • Transplant patient skincare
  • Ulcer speciality clinic
  • Vascular anomalies/birthmarks
  • Vascular diseases of the skin
  • Warts
  • Scalp Biopsy for diagnosis of hair loss
  • Nail biopsy
  • Scrapings for fungus/parasites
  • Tissue/fluid smears: Various staining techniques like Gram Stain, Tzanck smear Staining for AFB (Mycobacterium Leprae), wet mount, KOH Mount, Slit skin smear,
  • Wood Lamp Examination
  • Dermatoscopy

And thousands of other common and rare skin conditions

Dermatology Virtual Visits

Our dermatologists also offer safe and easy virtual appointments. Our virtual care system allows us to evaluate and treat you via videoconferencing from the comfort of your home.


  •  Treatment for excessive sweating
  • Botox
  • CoolSculpting
  • Laser Treatments
  • Liposuction
  • Scar Treatment
  • Skin and Dermal Fillers
  • Spider Veins
  • Spots & Rosacea
  • Tattoo Removal
  • Wrinkles and Volume Loss
  • Skin Care Services
  • Blackhead Removal (Extractions)
  • Chemical Peels
  • Facials and Hydra facials
  • Hair Removal (Laser hair removal and waxing)
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Micro-needling
  • Skin Tag Removal & Mole Removal
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