The following are common surgical dermatology procedures that are performed in our office. More information on each condition is available by clicking on the NAME, in capital letters. The information provided is from the American Academy of Dermatology. Visit them at www.aad.org.
Skin biopsy procedures are frequently needed to confirm the nature of a presenting clinical problem. In other instances, suspicious lesions are encountered in the course of a skin examination, which may be unrelated to the presenting problem. In either case, the physician work involved for these procedures is separate from the evaluation and management services.
Dermatologic surgery encompasses a wide variety of methods to remove or modify skin tissue for health or cosmetic benefit. These methods provide high-quality, cost-effective skin surgery and include:
- scalpel surgery
- laser surgery
- chemical surgery
- cryosurgery (liquid nitrogen)
- aspiration surgery