Dermatologist online consultation – Teleconsultation benefits with Health Prime plan

Connect with certified dermatologists through online teleconsultation. Get expert diagnosis and personalised treatment benefits from the comfort of your home through the Bajaj Finserv Health Prime plan.
Dermatologist online consultation – Teleconsultation benefits with Health Prime plan
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Skin conditions and cosmetic concerns are common issues that many people face but getting the care and advice you need can often be a hassle. Traditional in-person visits to a dermatologist can be time-consuming and expensive, but there is a better way to access professional skincare advice. Online dermatologist consultations are becoming more popular and widely available than ever before.

What is an online dermatologist consultation?'

An online dermatologist consultation allows you to access professional skincare advice and treatment recommendations through virtual consultations. You can connect with a board-certified dermatologist, also known as an online skin doctor, through a secure online portal, or mobile application. You can share images of your skin condition and communicate with your dermatologist in real time, all from the comfort of your own home.

How is online consultation different from in-person consultation?

Given below is the different between teleconsultation and in-person consultation for your skin ailments:


Online consultation

In-person consultation


You can consult a skin doctor from any location at any time

Requires travel to a clinic or hospital

Making appointments

Easy access to online apps and websites to book an appointment quickly and hassle-free

You may have to stand in a queue or wait for hours to schedule an appointment

Doctor-patient interaction

Video or audio platforms for online dermatologist consultation

In-person presence to get the required treatment and consultation even for minor concerns

Suitable for

Minor skin irritations or concerns

Severe skin disorders or emergencies

Medical records

Stored online for easy access and sharing but is highly confidential

Physical paper documents

Cost of consultation

Lower fees due to fewer overhead expenses

Higher due to overhead expenses

What are the benefits of online dermatologist consultations?

Online consultation can be beneficial in multiple ways. It is not just for skin care-related treatments, but for other medical requirements as well. Given below are the benefits of consulting a skin doctor online:

  • Online dermatologist consultation offers a feasible solution for busy individuals.
  • Patients can receive expert advice on various skin-related issues from the comfort of their homes.
  • The online consultation system eliminates geographical barriers.
  • Increased privacy and comfort for patients as you can discuss your medical records and history privately with the skin doctor online.
  • Easy access to medical records for both patients and doctors. The medical reports are saved confidentially and no one other than the patient or doctor can access them.
  • Reduced exposure to contagious illnesses in public clinics.
  • Early detection and management of severe skin conditions with prompt online dermatologist consultations.

How to get an online dermatologist consultation?

Getting an online doctor consultation is relatively easy. You need to find a reputable provider that offers online dermatology services. All you need to do is book an appointment and schedule a call with a skin specialist. Most providers require that you create an account with them before accessing their services.

You can also get teleconsultation benefits for your skin ailments by opting for an online doctor consultation plan at Bajaj Finance Insurance Mall. You can choose from various plans that offer this benefit and schedule an appointment with additional benefits on pharmacy, lab, and radiology tests.

Questions to ask your dermatologist during an online consultation

During your online dermatologist consultation, you can discuss your skin concerns with the specialist and share images of your skin condition. You must share the symptoms, medical history, skincare routine, and lifestyle habits with them for better diagnosis and treatment. Given below are a few common questions to ask during your online consultation:
1. What caused the skin condition, and how to prevent it from happening again?
2. What specific products or ingredients to avoid using?
3. What skincare routine does the specialist recommend avoiding any further skin infections?
4. Are there any lifestyle or dietary changes to improve skin health?

How to follow up after an online dermatologist consultation?

After your online dermatologist consultation, you will likely receive treatment recommendations and an action plan from your dermatologist. You should follow the plan closely to ensure the best possible results. It's also essential to keep track of any changes in your condition and communicate them with your dermatologist during follow-up consultations.

You can re-schedule a call with the same specialist to re-connect and share any medical updates. This will ensure that you get timely medical assistance. You can also opt for online dermatologist consultation specialist if you are not satisfied with the treatment or diagnosis provided.

Online skin doctor recommendations for common skin conditions

You can have an online chat with dermatologist in India. They are suitable for diagnosing and treating many common skin conditions, including acne, eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, and warts, among others. They're also an excellent way to get advice on cosmetic procedures, such as fillers, and laser treatments.

The cost of online dermatologist consultations

The cost of online dermatologist consultations varies depending on the provider that you choose. Bajaj Finserv Health Prime plan offers teleconsultation benefits at a nominal premium of Rs. 699 per year.

  • This plan provides unlimited tele/ video consultation with verified doctors.
  • You can also get discount on Bajaj Finserv Health prime network hospitals and labs at the same fees.
  • You can save up to Rs. 9,500 with the benefits offered under this plan.
  • Avail 10 % discounts on medicines across all network hospitals across India.

How to find a reputed dermatologist online?

Finding a reputable online dermatologist requires some research:

  • You should look for experienced dermatologists who are board-certified and licensed to practice in your state or country.
  • Check their online reviews and ask for referrals from friends or family members who have used online dermatology services before.
  • It is also essential to check that the provider you choose follows HIPAA-compliant practices and ensures your privacy and security.

In conclusion, online dermatologist consultations are a convenient, affordable, and effective way to get the skincare advice and treatment you need. They're ideal for people with busy schedules, minor skin concerns, or limited access to traditional dermatology services. If you're looking for a reliable teleconsultation provider, then Bajaj Finserv Health offers multiple plans that can fulfil your requirement.

Note: While we do not offer an online dermatology benefit, we offer similar plan for teleconsultation on our Bajaj Finance Insurance Mall.

Frequently asked questions

How do I connect with a dermatologist online?

You can buy the Bajaj Finserv Health Prime plan and register yourself under its benefits. You can then log in to the app and book an appointment with an expert to connect with a dermatologist online.

For which symptoms should one consult a dermatologist online?

You can consult a skin doctor in case of the following conditions:

  • Acne and breakouts
  • Rashes, itching, and hives
  • Warts, skin tags, and moles
  • Hair loss and dandruff
  • Skin discolouration
  • Eczema and psoriasis
  • Fungal and bacterial infections
  • Skin allergies
Can I consult with a skin or hair specialist anytime?

Yes, you can get teleconsultation benefits with any specialist you want through the Health Prime pack. It is offered through Bajaj Finance at a very nominal fee of Rs. 699.

Is it safe to consult doctor online?

Yes, it is completely safe to consult a doctor online. All your medical records, reports and history is kept highly confidential. Only the doctor and patient can access any medical report.

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