Verruca / Wart

Warts & Verrucae are very common and are caused by a virus called Human Papilloma (HPV). When you contract the virus on your hands and face, small “cauliflower” like growths can appear.

What causes them?

When the virus breaks out on the sole of your foot, the pressure on the sole of your foot from daily activities does not allow the virus to grow outwards so gets pushed back into the skin becoming a verruca.

Laser Treatment

Research has shown that laser kills the HPV virus whereas typical treatments of chemical therapy and cryotherapy destroying the Wart or Verruca but leave traces of the virus behind.

Is the treatment painful?

Laser treatments are in them self a quick treatment and moderately painless.

How many treatments will I need?

You will see a result after your first treatment but you will need a minimum of 2-4 treatments to completely eliminate the Wart or Verruca.

Treatment Options

dermatology consultation

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