Quaba Plastic Surgery

Before and after gallery: benign skin lesions

Benign skin lesions, such as moles, cysts, birthmarks, and lipomas, can be effectively treated. Before and after images show potential results.

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Lipoma removal

Lipoma removal from outer thigh under local anaesthesia – results at 4 months.

Removal of birthmark cheek

Removal of a birthmark under local anaesthetic. Scar 4 months after surgery.

Shave keratosis cheek

Seborrheic keratoses can be easily removed by shaving them off, which results in a flat scar. The area typically heals within 7 days, and the result here is shown after 6 months.

Multiple neurofibromas

This patient has neurofibromatosis, which causes multiple skin lumps (neurofibromata). They were removed under local anaesthesia. Results at 4 months.

Xanthelasma removal

Xanthelasma, also known as xanthelasma palpebrarum (XP), is a benign yellow growth that typically occurs on or near the inner corners of the eyelids. It is caused by a build-up of cholesterol deposits under the skin. Results here are at 6 months.

Venous lake removal

A venous lake is a small blood vessel (vein) in the skin, which over time has become enlarged and wider (or dilated). This lady has had removal of a venous lake from her lip. Results at 6 months.

Laser shave of seborrheic keratosis

Seborrheic keratoses (SK), also known as seborrheic warts and basal cell papillomas, are benign growths caused by a buildup of skin cells. This patient’s keratosis was removed with a laser.

Eyelid papilloma

Papillomas are wart-like growths that are harmless. This patient had one removed from her upper eyelid.

Removal of lower eyelid xanthelasma

Lower eyelid xanthelasma results after 6 months.

Mole removal cheeks

This patient had 3 moles removed under local anaesthetic. Results at 6 months.

Mole removal

This lady has had 2 moles removed from her face. Results are at 6 months. Scars have settled very nicely.

Large papilloma base of nose

This patient had a large papilloma removed under local (walk-in in walk-out). The scar has settled well after 4 months.