Department of Dermatology, Veneriology & Leprosy

From keloids, or the growth of extra scar tissues, and vitiligo, a skin condition in which white patches occur, to hair loss and eczema, a disorder with severe itching and oozing, the department offers various detection measures and treatment. Some of the treatments include iontophoresis, or passage of electrical current through skin.

The department also offers phototherapy, whereby ultraviolet (UV) light is used to check the rapid growth of new skin cells, to treat psoriasis. A patch testing facility is available to detect the cause of eczema. A slew of niche services including laser treatments and popular dermatosurgeries like hair transplant and mole removal are available. An upgraded photo therapy and a diagnostic laboratory are also available. The latter is involved in bed side investigations such as KOH mount, slit skin smear for AFB and Giemsa stains for Herpes. Skin biopsy and Immunofluoresence are other special investigation

RIMS is equipped with state of the art lasers and a fully functional hair transplantation OT. The centre is dedicated to cosmetic, surgical, and laser treatment for pigmentation, red spots, hair removal and hair transplantation.

Procedures such as laser removal of hair / scars / tattoos, in addition to treatment of a variety of other cosmetic skin disorders are being done. The centre is equipped with the latest lasers to cater to the various needs of the patients.


One of the first of its kind, The RIMS promises world renowned procedures with the latest equipment in a comfortable environment.

Listed are the latest lasers that cater to the various needs of patients
  • Q-Switched Nd:YAG Laser

     – for pigment removal like tattoo removal, acne spots, moles and melasma. Treatment of Moles, Tattoos and Pigmentation

  • Diode Laser

     – used for unwanted hair reduction.

  • Targets both pigmented and lightly pigmented hair
  • CO2 Laser Cautery 

    – removal of warts & keloids

  • Fractional CO2 Laser 

    for acne scars & Skin rejuvenation

  • Cynergy Multiplex Laser from Cynosure
  • Combines Pulsed Dye Laser & Long Pulse Nd YAG Lasers

     – used in the treatment of vascular lesions, Broken blood vessels, Facial redness, Port-wine stain, Spider veins on the face and trunk

Hair Transplantation Unit, cosmetic procedures such as melanocyte grafting and targeted phototherapy for vitiligo are being offered. Other cosmetic procedure like botox treatment for wrinkles and targeted phototherapy for vitiligo will also be offered soon.

A panel of expert doctors conducts a thorough examination, evaluation and counseling prior to each procedure. The patient will be provided with personalized treatment and skin care advice.

Department Of Dermotology, Veneriology & Leprosy

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1          Dr. B. Balaji Naik          Professor & HOD
2          Dr. D.S. Sreenivasa Prasad          Associate Professor
3          Dr. D. Sailaja          Assistant Professor