Excision



Removal of Skin Lesion

EXCISION

Excision is a surgical procedure whereby unwanted small benign skin growths are removed.


1. Generally one time procedure
2. Healing required

1. Unwanted skin lesions
2. Acne scar

1. Patients with realistic expectation
2. Patients in good healthy conditions

Patients with unrealistic expectation

The unwanted skin lesions can be excised by shaving, punch, and en-block. Depending on the size of skin lesion, the wound can be left for self healing or can be closed with layered suturing. The removed specimen may be sent to pathology to confirm the type of skin lesion.
Generally, one session is required.

The treatment takes about one hour in an outpatient clinic setting.
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Local anesthesia may be used.


Skin growths removal or shaved.

The results are seen immediately.

Combined with proper diet and exercise, results last years to decades, with further treatments suggested for maintenance.
Additional maintenance is required.
Healthy eating and exercise are helpful to enhance results.
Further treatment may be recommended to further results.
Recovery lasts one week, with most people returning to work and activities thereafter.
Temporary swelling, soreness, and mild bruising are expected. Gravity dependent areas may have more temporary swelling.
Prescription pain medications may be needed.
Cost of treatment options ranges from three to four digits. An in-person consultation with your specialist physician will help to determine the best suitable solution to your own individual needs.