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HELIOS University Hospital Wuppertal

location_on Wuppertal, Germany
9.8/10 from 42 Votes

Department of Dermatology (389417)

Percy Lehmann

Prof. Dr. med.

Percy Lehmann

Specialized in: dermatology

The Department of Dermatology at the HELIOS University Hospital Wuppertal offers the full spectrum of services in this medical focus. The department specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases. Here are offered innovative treatment methods for all types of skin cancer and elimination of defects after surgical interventions with the help of aesthetic corrective procedures. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Percy Lehmann, who, according to the prestigious FOCUS edition, ranks among the top German specialists in Germany in 2018.

One of the most important focuses of the department is the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer. The first stage of treatment is an exhaustive consultation, during which there is established a trustful relationship between the patient and the doctor, prescribed all the necessary examinations. An interdisciplinary study of test results is followed by the development of an individual treatment plan. As a rule, the treatment is based on a surgical procedure, which, depending on the pathology stage, is supplemented by chemotherapy, immunotherapy or photochemotherapy.

Patients do not need to worry about cosmetic defects that may occur after surgery, as the department offers the latest achievements in aesthetic corrective dermatology: surgical methods and modern cosmetic technologies. A profound expertise and long experience of doctors, as well as comprehensive examination and counseling of patients, ensure successful treatment results.

The service range in the field of aesthetic corrective dermatology covers:

  • Surgical interventions
    • Surgical eyelid lift (blepharoplasty)
    • Scar revision
    • And other treatments
  • Wrinkle treatment
    • Collagen injections
    • Hyaluronic acid injections
    • Fillers based on poly-L-lactic acid (in deep wrinkles, for example, on the forehead)
    • Injections of botulinum toxin A
    • And other procedures
  • Laser treatment
    • Hair removal (epilation)
    • Removal of pigmented spots
    • Removal of senile warts
    • Laser treatment of couperose on the face
    • Treatment of vascular spiders
    • Tattoo removal
    • And other services
  • Treatment of excessive sweating
    • Injections of botulinum toxin A (for example, in the underarms and palms)
    • Surgical removal of sweat glands (curettage)
    • Ionophoresis
    • And other treatment methods 
  • Peeling
    • Acne and flat scars caused by acne
    • Oily skin and enlarged pores
    • Pigment spots
    • Age-related wrinkles
  • And other aesthetic treatments

In addition, the department treats all autoimmune skin diseases (on both an inpatient and outpatient basis). The medical team has all the modern diagnostic and treatment methods for autoimmune blistering diseases (pemphigus, bullous pemphigoid, linear IgA dermatosis) and connective tissue diseases (systemic lupus erythematosus, dermatomyositis, scleroderma).

Such diseases as psoriasis, eczema, parapsoriasis can be treated with modern radiation methods, which are often combined with the use of ointments or systemic medicines.

The specialists of the department have a unique experience in the treatment of various forms of photodermatosis (a disease caused by increased sensitivity to sunlight). The basis for eliminating such problems is the right choice of sunscreen for the skin. To accurately determine the type of photodermatosis and select an individual therapy, special diagnostic tests are conducted.

The most common dermatological diseases treated in the department are:

  • Skin cancer
  • Inflammatory skin diseases
  • Autoimmune dermatoses
  • Allergic reactions on the skin
  • Skin infections
  • Side effects of medications
  • Photodermatosis
  • And other disease

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