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Dermatology


Dermatology

(1) Overview

We provide medical care for various skin diseases, including atopic dermatitis (eczema) and psoriasis. The number of outpatients who visit us is about 33,000* annually. Other than atopic dermatitis and psoriasis vulgaris, athlete’s foot (tinea pedis), seborrheic keratosis, epidermoid cysts, shingles, verruca vulgaris (warts), and hives are frequently seen by our department.

  • *From January 1st, 2020 ~ December 31, 2020

(2) Policy

We endeavor to establish a system to respond to various skin diseases, and further enhance the quality of our medical care, so that our patients can feel confident in receiving care here.

(3) Our Strengths

Focusing on the Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis

In the treatment of atopic dermatitis, we use topical therapy with steroidal anti-inflammatory agents and moisturizing agents, while also providing oral therapy using anti-allergic medications. Additionally, since 2017, we commenced treatments of injectable medicine, such as monoclonal antibodies. We also focus on behavioral and lifestyle management, depending on the condition of patients.

System to Provide Comprehensive Treatment of Varicose Veins

We provide outpatient treatment for varicose veins. Varicose veins is a condition in which venous walls in the lower body swell and become distended. Causes of varicose veins include standing for long periods, and obesity.

At the specialty outpatient clinic, we provide surgical treatments such as stripping surgeries, high ligations, and intravascular laser ablation, depending on the condition of the patient. These surgeries generally require overnight admission.

Providing Laser Therapy

We provide laser therapies for the purposes of thinning bruises or stains, and treating small tumors. We have equipment to irradiate beams which meet purposes of treatments, such as “Q Switch Alexander Light Laser” for bruises (such as congenital “Mongolian spot”), and traumatic pigmentation, and also use pulsed dye laser for telangiectasia. Some laser therapies require only a single treatment, and some require multiple treatments with an interval of a few months between treatments. We ensure to provide sufficient explanation before treatments. Please do not hesitate to ask us regarding the expected period required for clinical improvement. We provide resection for skin tumors such as epidermoid cysts. We make judgement for application and non-application of health care services provided by health insurance at consultations. As for cost, please contact us when you visit.

  • *We do not provide chemical peeling, wrinkle reduction and piercing.

Message for Our Patients

Medical treatment options are progressing rapidly, and we can see improvement that was hard to imagine in the past. However, there are quite a few refractory diseases, which require chronic treatment.
We continuously endeavor to enhance satisfaction of treatments for patients. We appreciate your kind understanding that some skin diseases which will require time for treatment. We hope to work together to provide treatment for all our patients.