Skin excision for skin lesions

If lesions have been identified on your skin, such as moles, cysts or tumours, a skin excision may be recommended to remove them See our consultants Prices & payment Enquiries & appointments

Skin lesions are not uncommon and, whilst usually not malignant (cancerous), they can sometimes cause pain or make you feel conscious of their appearance. A skin excision is a straightforward procedure to remove these lesions and give you a peace of mind.

An expert team to support you through skin lesion removal

Our specialist team of Dermatologists are experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of a range of conditions affecting the skin. If you find any changes or abnormalities within your skin that you are unsure about, the first step is to book a consultation. You will be supported by our Consultant Dermatologists and associated nursing team throughout your treatment.

Prices & payment

We offer a guide price of:

Skin excision procedure
£790
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The guide price is based on the usual clinical needs of patients. For more information, please see our terms and conditions.

Personal medical loans

Payment to suit you with 0% and fixed rate interest options.

Following an appointment with your Consultant, you can apply for a loan to cover the cost of your treatment. With interest free finance at Representative 0% APR (fixed) along with longer term fixed rate loans, there is an option for everyone.

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FAQs

What does a skin excision involve?

The procedure is usually carried out under local anaesthetic, which will sting briefly, and takes between 15-45 minutes depending on the size and site of the excision.

Your Consultant will cut around the skin lesion and then remove it, closing the cut with stitches, which are often dissolvable. Depending on the site non-dissolvable stitches may be used. After five to fourteen days the nurses at KIMS Hospital will remove any remaining stitches.

What is the recovery period?

You will be able to go home a short while after the operation. You should be able to return to work the next day and carry out your usual activities. However, depending on the size and site of your operation you may not be able to drive or perform physical work for one to two weeks. Your Consultant will discuss this with you.

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