The Epsom Skin Clinic provides a complete mole and wart removal service, including Pathology testing, for anyone concerned about a lump or bump.
Our Doctors use various methods for Mole removal such as:
Hyfrecation Primarily used for small flat moles,
skin tags and warts. The hyfrecation
process uses micro-currents of
electricity to heat small treatment
tips which when applied destroy
the target skin or the blood supply
feeding a lesion.
Shave Excision Using a scalpel blade parallel to the skin
the doctor removes the lesion leaving the
skin relatively flat. The majority do not
require a dressing and heal quickly.
Punch Biopsy This is done with a round shaped knife
ranging in size from 1mm to 8 mm.
The punch biopsy includes a sample
of full thickness skin and subcutaneous
fat, commonly used to diagnose most
inflammatory skin conditions.
Cut & Stitch The most common method used for larger, raised moles, involves removing the
entire mole or lesion with a narrow surgical margin and closing with a small stitch.
For larger lesions a punch biopsy may be performed to send a small sample to the
pathology laboratory in order to confirm the diagnosis and ascertain if a removal is
We have a fully equipped minor operating room which we use to perform the procedure at a time that suits you.