Skin disease specialist Erja Jalonen is an expert in acne and rosacea. She is also interested in mystery rashes, especially in the facial area, and cosmetic procedures. Erja became a doctor because she wants to help others, choosing skin diseases due to acne: this condition affects the patient’s life dramatically and there are many sufferers.
“Skin diseases are often quite visible and therefore have a considerable effect on patients’ quality of life. This is why I enjoy treating acne, rosacea and facial rashes, and differential diagnosis. I find cosmetic treatment interesting and important for the same reason. What I like most about my work is our satisfied patients and the feeling that I have helped them obtain the right help for their problem.”
Erja is known as an empathic doctor who is thorough in her work and explains things well to the patient. Self-care is a key component of many skin diseases, and patients are motivated to look after themselves when they understand more about their condition. Erja makes sure that patients leave feeling better and knowing what the next step is in their treatment.