Removal of Lumps and Bumps

Warts

Common treatment for warts are cryotherapy or prescription medication. You will require a referral letter from your doctor for consultation. Cryotherapy outside the feet and genital areas are not covered by OHIP. Read More… 

 

Mole Removal

Raised moles are often treated cosmetically with shave excision, a simple surgical procedure under local anesthetics. Read More

 

Seborrheic Keratosis (Age spots), Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra

These warty growth are very common after the age of 35. Patients with darker skin may have many small ones on the face called Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra, they are best treated with electrodessication. Larger lesions will require cryotherapy or curettage and cautery. Watch Video…

 

Skin Tags

These harmless lesions tend to appear on the neck and skin folds. They are best treated with snip excision, other treatments such as cryotherapy and electrodessication can be used. Larger lesions should be treated with shave excision under local anesthetics.

 

Cysts

These can be treated with a simple surgical method under local anesthetics. A method such as punch extrusion can minimize the size of the scar.

 

Lipoma

These harmless fat bumps under the skin can be removed surgically using a small incision where possible to minimize the size of the scar.

 

Xanthelasma

These are yellow cholesterol deposits in eyelid areas. In fair skinned individuals, this can be treated with a chemical peel solution called Tricholacetic acid (in high concentration).

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