Benefits of online dermatology consultations
Access dermatologists without booking an appointment
Get a personal treatment plan with effective prescription medications
Don’t get locked in with costly medication subscriptions
Save time and gas, get treatment wherever you are
Get an answer within two business days
Pick up your prescriptions the same day
A treatment plan just for you
For your consultation fill in a few questions and submit photos of your skin or hair loss problem. An experienced online dermatologist with a license in your state will provide you with a medical assessment and prescription treatment plan, if medically appropriate. You can then collect your prescription at your local pharmacy or get it shipped to your house.
Why choose an online dermatologist via Miiskin?
You only pay for a dermatology consultation when you need one
You are not locked into paying a costly monthly subscription with medications that may not work for you (similar to having a pay as you go phone).
You get the medication that you need
Our affiliated providers will not try to sell you moisturizers, sunscreen, toners or any other add-on products, you can continue using your favorite skin care brands.
Collect your medication or have it shipped to you
You can go to your local pharmacy and pick up your medication or you can have it shipped to you, whatever you prefer.
You get a referral for an in-person consultation if you need it
You have the option to have an in-person consultation if your provider thinks it’s necessary.
You can get treatment for many skin problems, not only acne
You can get treatment for many skin problems such as acne, rosacea, psoriasis, anti-aging or hair loss.
Your dermatology provider is independent
All providers listed here are independent dermatology clinics enabled by the Miiskin platform to offer virtual consultations to their patients.
What medications are prescribed by the online dermatologists?
An independent dermatology provider using the Miiskin platform will make sure you get the right treatment that fits your budget. You can choose between branded or compounded medications if it’s suitable for your condition.
Prescriptions to local pharmacy or delivered
With an online dermatologist consultation, your provider can submit prescriptions via the Miiskin platform to over 70,000 pharmacies nationwide, including Skin Medicinals. Simply choose the most convenient option for you.
Common conditions treated
The Miiskin platform connects you with skilled online dermatologists who leverage telehealth to diagnose and treat these and other common issues effectively. Remote consultations can offer convenient, accessible, and comprehensive care.
Skin and nail infections
Journeys to better skin
Skin goal: Improve skin texture
Medication: Spironolactone 50 mg and Altreno
Skin goal: Get rid of acne
Medication: Tretinoin gel 0.25% and Winlevi
Choose your independent US-based online dermatologist
Choose your global independent online dermatologist
Dr. Thorsteinsson is the co-founder of DermaConnect and he provides care to patients in the UK.
For residents of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
Dr. James Dean is the co-founder of DermaConnect and he provides care to patients in the UK.
For residents of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
FAQ about Online Dermatologists
Are online dermatologists worth it?
Choosing an online dermatologist through Miiskin offers you a convenient, efficient way to access specialized care for skin, nail or hair problems. It provides a flexible, privacy-focused, and efficient alternative to traditional dermatology face to face consultations. Simply send in photos of your skin condition and relevant medical details through a secure connection and receive a response and prescription, if appropriate, in two business days. Online dermatologists can review more cases in less time, meaning shorter wait times and more affordable consultations for you.
Can I send a picture to a dermatologist?
Yes, it’s possible to send pictures of your skin condition to a dermatologist along with responses to an easy-to-complete intake questionnaire. This approach allows you to instantly start a consultation at your convenience, without the need for an appointment weeks into the future. It’s a great option for non-emergency skin issues like simple prescription refills and renewals, offering more privacy and flexibility. After you submit your request for consultation the dermatologist can check the information you provided, and if it’s appropriate, refill your prescription online. Online “Photo consultations” are a convenient and affordable alternative to visiting a dermatologist in person.
Does my provider work for Miiskin?
No, the doctors listed in the Miiskin app and website are independent providers who have their own clinics. They are using the Miiskin platform to provide care to their patients. All questions regarding your treatment, should be addressed directly to them as Miiskin does not employ any doctors.
What skin issues can be treated with an online dermatology consultation?
Many skin issues can be diagnosed and treated via online dermatology consultations, including acne, rashes, eczema, psoriasis, and other common skin concerns. However, severe or complex cases may require an in-person visit.
What sets Miiskin’s online dermatologists apart?
Miiskin’s affiliated online dermatologists are independent providers, which means they don’t work for Miiskin. They each have their own clinic and they just use the Miiskin platform to offer virtual services to patients.
This also means that you are not locked into costly product subscriptions. You pay a one-time fee for your consultation and you may be able to use your insurance to cover the costs of your prescriptions.
What are the benefits of online dermatology?
Online dermatology via photo-consultations has many advantages:
– Convenient: Get expert advice from the comfort of your home.
– Immediate access to care: Say goodbye to waiting for weeks for an appointment.
– Quick response: You can expect a treatment plan within 1-2 days.
– No commuting: Save travel time by requesting care wherever you are
Are online dermatology photo consultations reliable?
Yes, several studies on asynchronous teledermatology consultations have shown that they can be as effective as in-person visits. As with any medical consultation, the accuracy depends on the quality of information and images provided.
Do I need to book a dermatology appointment?
No. With Miiskin, you don’t need to book a traditional appointment. Simply start your online consultation when it’s convenient for you.
How soon can I expect a response from the dermatologist?
You can usually expect a response within 1-2 working days, but often, the response comes even faster.
Am I guaranteed to get my prescription?
An experienced dermatology provider will work closely with you to offer the best dermatology care. This can include prescribing medications that you’re interested in, provided they are a safe and optimal fit for your condition. However, it’s essential to note that certain health conditions or pregnancy can influence the recommended treatment plan.
How can I collect my prescription?
Simply choose your preferred pharmacy. Your digital prescription will be available there instantly.
For UK patients: Any prescription medicines that the doctor prescribes will be shipped to your location.
Can I start an online dermatology consultation for a minor?
Currently, there are certain requirements related to consents which prevent consultations for minors through Miiskin. We are exploring solutions to this in the future.
Can an online dermatologist prescribe accutane?
No, online dermatologists cannot prescribe accutane due to the severe side effects and associated risks when taking this medication. However, there are many other effective treatments that can help you get rid of your acne.
Can I cover the online dermatology consultation with my insurance plan?
At present, Miiskin does not support direct insurance billing for consultations. However, we are actively working on this feature. If you have specific requests or information about how you’d like your consultation covered, including HSA etc., please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are online dermatologists via Miiskin free?
No. There’s an affordable fee associated with the consultation. Additionally, any prescribed medication costs will be out-of-pocket or covered through your insurance.
Does Miiskin employ any dermatologists?
No, Miiskin does not employ dermatologists. Miiskin is a platform that partners with independent providers, ensuring unbiased care tailored to each patient’s needs.
Where can I ask further questions?
For technical inquiries, email email@example.com. If you have questions about medications or consultations, please reach out to your provider via the Miiskin app after signing up.