If you have a Skin Lesion then review by your GP or at a skin cancer clinic or dermatologist is warranted. If the doctor is concerned then they may suggest a biopsy, this is where some or all of the lesion is cut out andContinue reading
This is very difficult to say without seeing the lesion. Your doctor will help you make this decision. Generally if the skin lesion is not growing or changing with time then it is much less likely to be a cancer.
Most patients seek to visit a Plastic Surgeon to remove a lesion if it is important to them to obtain the best cosmetic outcome i.e. minimal scarring. This is more likely to be for lesions on the face or neck than say on the thigh.Continue reading
Once the wound has healed, we will prescribe a scar management regime for you to follow to attain the best scar outcome. This is likely to involve a combination of wearing a skin coloured tape to the scar, application of a silicone scar cream, massageContinue reading
Most patients can return to normal activities the day following their procedure with some restrictions depending on the location of the lesion removed and the complexity of the surgery performed. Following surgery, a dressing will be applied which will need to be kept clean andContinue reading
If you are in good health, you may be able to have a consultation and procedure on the same day. This is never necessary but often requested by patients to save their time and limit the number of visits required. Staff will ask you aContinue reading