These appointments are for benign lesions whereby our experienced dermatologists assess a photograph of the lesion and plan surgery without a consultation.
This allows you to avoid the cost of a full consultation and be treated the same day.
This treatment is great for cysts, small lipomas and benign moles/skin tags.
Cysts are sac-like structures filled with a semi-solid or liquid material. They can form anywhere on the body and range in size from tiny to quite large. Cysts often feel like a lump beneath the skin and can be either painless or cause discomfort if they become infected or irritated.
Lipomas are benign (non-cancerous) growths composed of fat cells. They usually develop under the skin and tend to be soft and rubbery to the touch. Small lipomas often present as painless, slow-growing lumps.
Skin tags, medically known as acrochordons, are small, benign growths that hang off the skin’s surface. They are quite common and tend to occur in areas where skin rubs against skin or clothing. Here’s what you should know about skin tags:
In summary, cysts, small lipomas, and skin tags are distinct types of skin growths with unique characteristics and origins. While many of these growths are harmless, it’s essential to consult a dermatologist for a proper diagnosis and to determine the most appropriate course of action, whether it’s observation, removal, or other treatment options.