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. The dermatology unit at Centre for Surgery is renowned for treatment of a wide range of skin conditions. All manner of unsightly blemishes, lumps, bumps and everything in between are treated at our centre using the latest medical techniques.
Our approach to acne scarring employs a multimodality results-driven method using combination treatment approach. Laser resurfacing, fractional RF microneedling 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.
Acne is very common 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 to treat even severe types of acne with successful results.
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.
Rosacea is chronic skin condition 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 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. There are a variety of treatments that can be used to correct this condition including laser resurfacing, dermabrasion and removing the excess tissues.
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, can be remedied with several treatments. The three highly effective options we offer are Botulinum toxin injections, fractional RF microneedling and laser ablation with suction-curettage.
Acne Scar Removal
Acne is one of the most common skin conditions that affects both men and women, with cases ranging from mild to severe. This bothersome condition can greatly affect ones confidence and self-esteem. Thankfully, there are several non-surgical treatments that can help to treat acne as well as any scarring left. Our range of treatment options include chemical skin peels, Obagi, PRP facelift, microdermabrasion and dermaroller.
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 ‘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 superfical lesions and laser snoring treatment. Erbium laser carries less downtime and less risk of scarring compared with traditional CO2 laser.
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 dual wavelength laser for highly effective wart removal and minimal risk of recurrence.
Verruca removal at Centre for Surgery is a commonly performed treatment. Our dermatologists have access to state of the art laser technologies for fast and effective removal of verrucas with minimal risk and quick healing.
Mole checks and mole mapping are commonly undertaken by our dermatologists who are able to offer a ‘one stop shop’ by having a mole check and removal of suspicious 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.
Skin Cancer Screening
Having Skin Cancer Screening on a regular basis is an excellent method to prevent skin cancers through early detection of suspicious skin lesions and early treatment which leads 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
The skin cancer removal service 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.
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 is a common warty growth found on sun exposed areas of skin in older people. The condition is harmless with no potential for cancerous changes. The treatment is highly effective with Erbium YAG laser performed by a skilled 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 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.
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. Lipomas can often be aesthetically unpleasant; however, they are often painless and benign. This procedure is suitable for those who have had their confidence and self-esteem affected.
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
A cherry angioma is a common vascular 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.
Leg Thread Vein removal
Thread veins or spider veins are a common cosmetic problem. Leg vein removal is very commonly performed at Centre for Surgery by our experienced vascular specialists. Leg veins come in different types and can be a cosmetic nuisance. Fortunately there are effective treatments in the form of both microsclerotherapy and long pulse Nd:YAG laser which are both offered depending on the type of vein to be treated for fast and effective leg vein clearance.
Scar revision is beneficial for those who have had their confidence and self-esteem negatively affected by an existing scar. There are many types of scars including post-traumatic, burn, hypertrophic, keloid and atrophic; each type of scar will require different treatments. We offer a full range of treatment options both non-surgical and surgical.
Hypertrophic Scar Treatment
Hypertrophic scars are 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 treatments and steroid injections.
Keloid Scar Treatment
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 are an increasingly common type of scar sustained from burns whether minor or major. 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, microneedling, steroid injections and surgical treatments for improving burn scars.
Stretch Mark Removal
Stretch marks are types of scars that form when the skin shrinks or stretches too quickly; this change disrupts the normal production of collagen. They can form on all areas of the body including the breasts, thighs, stomach and arms. Using the Fotona laser, this non-surgical treatment penetrates the skin and minimises the appearance of stretch marks.
Fungal Nail Infection
Fungal nail infection is a remarkably common condition of the toe nails that has traditionally been very difficult to treat. Centre for Surgery are experts in the use of long pulse Nd YAG laser of fungal nail infection with with effective results and without the unpleasant side effects of systemic anti fungal agents.
Surgical Tattoo Removal
This procedure is a quick and effective method for those wishing to remove a tattoo. Unlike laser tattoo removal, this surgical option is the cheapest technique and gives a more aesthetically pleasing result. Surgical tattoo removal can be performed on both small and big areas through either skin excision or skin grafting.