Minor Surgery

Minor surgery at Belgravia Dermatology

  • Why¬†– Procedures to remove unwanted skin lumps and bumps
  • Areas – Anywhere on the body where there are growths such as skin tags, moles, cysts and warts
  • Frequency – Once
  • Results – Immediately
  • Downtime – Minimal

What is minor surgery?

Minor surgery is the removal of benign (harmless) skin lesions under local anaesthetic. Several different lesions can be removed in a minimally invasive fashion, including:

  • Seborrheoic keratoses
  • Viral warts
  • Cysts
  • Lipomas
  • Milia
  • Skin tags
  • Other lumps and bumps

Preparing for minor surgery

To prepare for the procedure you should follow the steps below:

  • Prepare a list of medications that you are taking. Ensure you have you have notified your Dermatologist if you are on any blood thinning medications such as aspirin or warfarin, in case these need to be stopped.
  • Make sure you have a supply of your usual painkiller such as paracetamol.
  • Eat and drink normally. Light meals are preferable on the day of the procedure.
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Minor surgery at Belgravia Dermatology

  • Minor surgery may be recommended by your Dermatologist
  • It is a short procedure carried out under local anaesthetic
  • You can return to normal activities straight away. It is best to avoid strenuous activity for 48 hours.
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