Benign Skin Lesions
Leading Benign Skin Lesion Removal in Edinburgh with Quaba…
The vast majority of skin lesions can be dealt with under local anaesthetic at a ‘one-stop clinic‘. Examples of skin lesions commonly treated include, moles, cysts, fatty lumps and scars. Treatment can be achieved in many ways, including, surgical excision, curettage/ shaving and laser. Treatment modality depends on the type of lesion, its location and other patient factors. The aim is for a quick recovery and minimal scarring.
Find out more about our Benign Skin Lesion Removal procedures below…
Private mole removal Edinburgh
If you have concerns about a mole (naevus) being cancerous, then you should consult your GP who will be able to refer you urgently to your local NHS dermatology or plastic surgery department. Removal of moles for purely cosmetic reasons is not routinely offered under the NHS.
A plastic surgeon is well trained and able to offer removal of moles in a way that gives you the best cosmetic outcome. Plastic surgeons are usually asked to remove skin lesions that are in cosmetically sensitive areas such as around the eyes, nose, face and lips. Additionally, plastic surgeons are used to dealing with both benign lesions and skin cancers and will usually be able to distinguish between the two on clinical grounds.
Cysts are common, and removal can be performed under a local anaesthetic. Cysts may become enlarged and infected and require antibiotics or surgical drainage as an emergency. They are best removed while relatively small and when they are not actively infected.
The risks of minor skin surgery include bleeding, infection, delayed wound healing, permanent scarring (of variable quality) and the risk of recurrence of the lesion.
Skin lesion removal £715 – £1325
Your care is led by Consultant Plastic Surgeons and is Hospital-Based.
Call us in confidence on 0131 342 0020 to discuss the options
What our patients have to say…
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“My Awf Quaba is a genius. Post initial surgery, and a second visit, with Mr Quaba’s understanding and compassion his expertise allowed me to achieve the results I wanted. Mr Quaba’s brilliance, being, a total perfectionist and gifted surgeon he has changed my life.! He has a great sense of humour and made me feel like I’d made a new friend as well as surgeon. I totally recommend contacting Mr Awf Quaba you will not be disappointed with the results he can achieve.”