At Centre for Surgery, we understand that every patient has different needs and areas of concern which is why we offer a broad selection of dermatological treatments delivered by expert dermatology specialists. Our London dermatology clinic is based at 106 Crawford Street in Marylebone and our skin specialists are renowned for accurate diagnosis and effective treatment of a wide range of skin conditions including acne, hyperpigmentation and rosacea treatment. All manner of unsightly blemishes, lumps, bumps and everything in between are treated at our dermatology clinic using the latest medical techniques including laser.
Our approach to acne scar treatment employs a multimodality results-driven method using combination treatment approach. Laser skin resurfacing, fractional RF microneedling using Morpheus8 as well as minimally invasive surgical techniques are used to address what can be a very difficult condition to achieve good results.
Whether you are concerned about skin tags, warts, moles, facial thread veins, lipomas or any other skin concern, our highly experienced dermatological specialists can appropriately advise you with an individualised bespoke treatment plan. We’ve got you covered in every respect.
Our London Dermatology clinic is in an ideal location in the heart of central London’s medical district for patients travelling in from surrounding areas of Maida Vale, Notting Hill, Chelsea, Mayfair, Holland Park, Fitzrovia, West End, South Kensington, Regent’s Park, Hyde Park, Fulham, Battersea, Earl’s Court, Primrose Hill, Hampstead, Highgate, Soho, Green Park, Bayswater, King’s Road, St John’s Wood, Richmond, Barnes, Putney, Knightsbridge, Victoria, Belgravia and of course Marylebone.
Acne is very common condition in younger adults and manifests with a number of clinical features. The key to successful treatment is maintaining good skincare using specialist acne treatment products, avoiding any potential triggers. Our dermatologists are expert in state of the art Nd:YAG laser and IPL to treat even severe types of acne with successful results.
Rosacea is a chronic skin condition characterised most commonly by facial redness and which can be difficult to treat. Our dermatologists have specialist expertise in the assessment and management of all types of rosacea using both medical grade skin care products and state of the art laser and IPL technology for optimal treatment outcomes.
Rhinophyma is a rare skin disorder that causes the appearance of a large and bumpy nose. It typically occurs in the later stages of rosacea, a chronic inflammatory skin condition, and is more common in men than women. The gold standard treatment for rhinophyma is CO2 laser combined with erbium laser for reshaping of the overgrown nasal tissues.
Hyperpigmentation is a very common skin condition and has a number of causes including excessive sunlight exposure. Our dermatologists are renowned experts in the treatment of all types of hyperpigmentation and have access to gold standard treatments for achieving the very best treatment results.
Melasma is a hyperpigmentation skin condition and is most commonly associated with pregnancy. Melasma also known as ‘Chloasma’ or ‘pregnancy mask’ can be a difficult condition to treat. Our dermatologists are expert in the treatment and control of melasma using medical skin care products and gold standard non-ablative laser treatment.
Hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating is a common condition affecting both men and women. Whilst sweating is a normal bodily function, some people suffer with excessive sweating which can have a great impact on their lives and self-esteem. This common disorder, otherwise known as hyperhidrosis, mainly affects the armpits. The three highly effective options we offer are Botulinum toxin type A injections, Morpheus8 fractional RF microneedling and axillary suction-curettage carried out under a local anaesthetic.
Acne Scar Removal
Acne scar removal is a signature treatment performed at Centre for Surgery in London. Acne scars are a significant cause of loss of self-confidence and self-esteem. Fortunately, there are a number of effective options available at Centre for Surgery to improve the appearance of acne scars leading to beautifully smooth skin. Our dermatologists are expert in the use of both laser resurfacing and Morpheus8 RF microneedling often in combination with minimally invasive surgical techniques for permanent improvement of what can be a very difficult condition to treat effectively.
Dermatitis is a term used to describe inflammation of the skin. Symptoms can be varied and may include itchiness, redness of the skin, a skin rash, blistering or the formation of scaly patches when the condition is chronic. Our dermatologists are expert in the treatment of all types of dermatitis using gold standard medical treatments which are tried and tested.
Eczema is a very common inflammatory skin condition that most often presents as an area of dry skin that may also have an associated skin rash. Itchiness is a very common feature and can lead to chronically inflamed and damaged skin if left untreated. Fortunately there a number of effective treatments for eczema and our dermatologists are recognised experts in the treatment of all types of eczema.
Psoriasis is a condition of the autoimmune system where the immune system is unable to differentiate healthy and normal cells for cells that are diseased. Psoriasis is a very common skin condition that often presents as red and scaly patches often with a silvery appearance most commonly found in the knees and elbows though can also occur elsewhere. Our dermatologists are experts in psoriasis treatment of all grades of severity for effective symptom control which allows you to live your life with confidence and happiness.
Skin Lesion Removal
Skin lesions or ‘skin lumps and bumps’ are extremely common and all of us have or will develop some skin lesions at some point in our lives. Common skin lesions include skin tags, warts, cysts, lipomas and moles. Our dermatologists only use gold standard treatment techniques including both erbium laser removal and surgical removal for effective treatment for a wide variety of skin lesions, both common and rare.
Erbium laser is ideal for many different treatments including laser skin resurfacing, laser skin tightening, removal of superficial skin lesions and laser snoring treatment. Erbium laser carries less downtime and less risk of scarring compared with traditional CO2 laser. Fotona erbium laser is commonly combined with Morpheus8 RF microneedling when deeper skin tightening is required.
Skin Tag Removal
Skin tags, which are often considered harmless, are growths that can appear anywhere on the skin. These growths can affect one’s self-esteem if they are aesthetically unappealing and, in some cases, they can cause pain and discomfort. We offer several non-surgical removal options including laser removal, cryotherapy and curettage & cautery.
Wart removal is an increasingly popular procedure at Centre for Surgery. Centre for Surgery utilise gold standard Fotona dual wavelength laser for highly effective wart removal and minimal risk of recurrence. Even the most stubborn types of warts resistant to other types of treatments attempted elsewhere can be successfully treated with Fotona Nd:YAG and erbium laser.
Verruca removal or plantar wart removal at Centre for Surgery is a commonly performed treatment using Erbium laser ablation. Our dermatologists have access to state of the art laser technology for fast and effective removal of verrucas with minimal risk and quick healing.
Milia are common harmless benigh cysts which often form after an injury to the skin such through laser resurfacing, chronic sun damage or skin burns. They are very easily treated either with radiosurgery or with Erbium laser for permanent results.
Mole checks and mole mapping are commonly undertaken by our dermatologists and are able to offer a ‘one stop shop’ by having a mole check and mole removal of suspicious looking moles on the same day for maximum peace of mind.
In most cases, moles are harmless skin growths that can appear anywhere on the body, however, moles can sometimes become cancerous. This procedure is suitable for those wishing to remove a mole for several different reasons including aesthetics, discomfort or if it’s potentially cancerous. Mole removal is a quick, painless and simple procedure.
Xanthelasma is a yellowish plaque that tends to form around the eyelid region and is often linked with high cholesterol levels. Xanthelasma removal is easily and effectively performed with our state of the art Fotona erbium laser.
Age Spot Removal
Age spots also known as sun spots and liver spots are benign harmless brown patches on the skin that are caused by exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation. They are very effectively treated with IPL treatment or Erbium YAG laser for multiple age spots.
Seborrhoeic keratosis also known as senile warts is a common raised, warty growth found on sun exposed areas of skin in older people. The condition is harmless with no potential for cancerous changes. The removal of senile warts is easily carried with treatment with Erbium YAG laser performed by a skilled laser dermatologist at Centre for Surgery.
Actinic Keratosis Treatment
Actinic keratosis is a pre-cancerous skin condition caused by chronic sunlight exposure. It is most commonly found in the face and neck region and is effectively treated with Erbium YAG laser.
Skin Cancer Screening
Skin cancer screening is an effective skin cancer prevention strategy when performed on a regular basis and is an excellent method to prevent skin cancers through early detection of suspicious skin lesions and early treatment which leads to the best outcomes. Regular skin cancer screening can also detect early skin cancers which tend to have a better treatment compared with skin cancers diagnosed too late.
Skin Cancer Treatment
Skin cancer removal at Centre for Surgery is a centre of excellence for the diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of skin cancers. Our dermatologists are supported by an expert team of plastic surgeons for the removal of suspicious skin lesions with the minimum of scarring using a number of techniques including wide local excision and reconstructive procedures.
Skin cysts, which are fluid-filled bumps that lie just under the skin, can appear on several areas of the body and can often appear aesthetically unattractive. Depending on the size and placement of the cyst, it can be removed surgically or non-surgically. Our cyst removal options include cryotherapy, curettage and cautery and surgical excision. After a careful examination, our surgeon will be able to advise on the most suitable method.
Lipoma removal is suitable for those who have had their confidence and self-esteem affected by their unsightly cosmetic appearance. A lipoma is an overgrowth of fat cells that form underneath the skin as a fatty lump. They can appear anywhere on the body including the chest, arms, shoulders and neck. Although lipomas can be a cosmetic nuisance, they are in most cases, painless and benign.
Facial Thread Vein Removal
Vascular lesions are marks that can appear on the body, most commonly on prominent places such as the face and legs. Types of vascular lesions include hemangiomas, port-wine stains, venous lakes, angiomas and telangiectasis. This laser therapy treatment destroys the walls of the vein by emitting energy, the energy is then absorbed by the blood and converted into heat.
Cherry Angioma Removal
Cherry angioma, also known as ‘Campbell de Morgan spots’ is a very common vascular skin lesion often found in older people that resembles the appearance of a bright red mole. Treatment for cherry angioma is highly effective with the use of Nd:YAG laser for full resolution.
Venous Lake Treatment
Venous lakes are harmless vascular lesions most commonly found on the lower lip and more occur commonly in older people with a history of sun exposure. Centre for Surgery have gold standard Nd:YAG laser for quick and effective treatment of this common skin lesion.
Scar revision is beneficial for those who have had their confidence and self-esteem negatively affected by an unsightly traumatic or surgical scar. There are many types of scars including acne scars, burn scars, hypertrophic scars and keloid scars. Each type of scar will require customised treatment to achieve an acceptable cosmetic appearance. We offer a full range of treatment options including laser resurfacing, Morpheus8 RF microneedling and surgical scar revision procedures carried out under a local anaesthetic.
Hypertrophic Scar Treatment
Hypertrophic scar treatment is ideal for an abnormal type of scarring characterised by the proliferation of dense scar tissue and often develops following skin trauma or surgery in those with darker skin types. Fortunately there are a number of effective treatment options including laser resurfacing, Morpheus8 RF microneedling and steroid injections. In some cases, surgical scar revision under a local anaesthetic may be warranted.
Keloid Scar Removal
Keloid scar removal involves the use of laser or surgical techniques to treat these difficult types of scar. Keloid Scars are an abnormal type of scarring characterised by the dense proliferation of scar tissue that may develop after even minor injury to the skin. Keloids are not easy to treat and need expert assessment and treatment by our team of dermatologists and plastic surgeons for the best treatment outcomes.
Burn Scars Treatment
Burn scars treatment is an increasingly requested type of scar revision treatment for patients who have sustained burn scars whether minor or major in nature. Burn scars can an important source of functional limitation as well having an unsightly cosmetic appearance. Centre for Surgery have the full range of treatments for burn scars including laser resurfacing, Morpheus8 radiofrequency microneedling, steroid injections and surgical treatments for improving the appearance of burn scars.
Stretch Mark Removal
Stretch marks also known as striae distensae, are types of scars that form when the skin shrinks or stretches too quickly. The resulting change disrupts the normal production of collagen in the dermal layer of the skin. Stretch marks can form on any area of the body including the breasts, thighs, stomach and arms. Using fractional erbium laser or Morpheus8 RF microneedling, our non-surgical treatments effectively treat stretch marks for optimal cosmesis without the need for surgical removal.
Cellulite Treatment (CelluTite)
Cellulite treatment using a new highly effective technology called ‘CelluTite’ has proven to be clinically effective for what has traditionally been a stubborn condition to treat successfully. Cellulite is a common occurrence particularly in women and appears as unsightly dimpled areas most commonly found on the thighs and buttocks. CelluTite combined with Morpheus8 is a permanent solution for cellulite and can treat the areas of concern using radio frequency energy to target and tighten the skin. The CelluTite cannula is specially designed to mechanically disrupt cellulite bands and apply RF energy at the same time.
Nail Fungus Treatment
Nail fungus treatment using long pulsed Nd:YAG laser is a highly effective treatment for fungal nail infection. Nail fungus or onychomychosis is a remarkably common condition of the toe nails that has previously been very difficult to treat with traditional methods. Centre for Surgery are experts in the use of Fotona laser of fungal nail infection with effective results and without the unpleasant side effects of systemic anti-fungal medications.
Surgical Tattoo Removal
Surgical tattoo removal also known as tattoo excision is a effective and permanent surgical treatment for those wishing to remove a tattoo. Many patients may have already tried laser tattoo removal without success. Surgical tattoo removal under local anaesthetic can be performed on both smaller and larger areas either with skin excision alone or combined with skin grafting for larger tattoos.