Online Iagnosis Dermatology Visits for Our Patients
*Note: This is different from a Telehealth/Virtutal visit. Please contact our office directly to schedule Telehealth.*
For your convenience, the staff at Dermatology Affiliates now offers safe and secure online dermatologist visits.
Whether you have a busy schedule, an urgent (but non-emergency) need, or just can’t get in to our office due to traffic, family care, or a personal limitation, online visits make access to our board-certified dermatologists possible. We can consult online for thousands of skin, hair, and nail conditions.
Benefits of Online Dermatology Visits:
- Consult with one of our board-certified dermatologists online – and on your time
- Set up an online dermatology visit for yourself, your child, or another dependent
- Get a personalized treatment plan in 3 business days or sooner
- Pick up appropriate prescriptions at your preferred pharmacy
- Affordable at $99 out-of-pocket per visit
Get Online Care in 3 Simple Steps:
Whether you are starting your virtual visit through our online system or by using one of our new mobile dermatology apps, it’s a simple process:
Provide details about your skin condition and medical history
Take photos of your current condition and upload to our secure platform.
Receive a diagnosis and personalized treatment plan.
Or start a visit through our mobile apps:
“Our goal at Dermatology Affiliates is to make health care easy and accessible. By offering online
dermatology treatment, our patients now have even more options when it comes to their skin conditions.”
- Dr. Forney
Our Providers are Available for Online Visits:
Rutledge Forney, M.D.
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Jennifer Hundley, M.D.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Are Virtual Visits Only Available for Certain Conditions?
We can diagnose over 3,000 skin, hair and nail conditions via our online dermatology care. The most common conditions we treat are worrisome growths and new rashes. Online visits are limited to one issue. If we review the information you provide and determine online diagnosis/treatment is not possible you will be notified and your fee refunded.
How Much Does an Online Dermatology Visit Cost?
The cost of an online visit is $99, which includes the diagnosis, personalized treatment plan and prescription routing to your pharmacy. The fee does not cover the cost of the prescription(s).
Is This Service Covered by Insurance?
Online care is covered by a few insurance plans. If your insurance plan is not accepted, you can use any major credit card, or use the convenient forms provided in the online visit to submit for your Health Spending Account (HSA), Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) or Flexible Spending Account (FSA) to pay for treatment.
How Soon Can I Expect a Diagnosis?
You will receive a diagnosis in 3 business days or sooner. You can receive counseling from the dermatologist for up to 30 days concerning the diagnosis and treatment for a single condition.
What If I Need a Skin Biopsy or In-Office Procedure?
If your doctor determines that an in-office procedure is needed, s/he will let you know online. You will need to call our office to schedule an appointment. Additional visit costs or insurance claims will apply.
Are My Personal Health Information and Photos Kept Confidential?
Yes! Our online dermatology care platform is secure and 100% HIPAA and HITECH compliant.