Our Quality Care Commission registered practice has a team of doctors highly experienced in an extensive range of minor surgical procedures, which include the removal of skin lesions such as:
- Skin tags
The procedures take place at our purpose-built, fully equipped, minor surgery suite at our Shenfield Clinic.
Prior to any agreed procedure, you will have a thorough consultation, explaining the presumptive diagnosis, a full explanation of the procedure with benefits and risks discussed, and all aftercare advice.
At Essex Private Doctors we value safety above all, and in all but the most obvious of benign conditions we send off excised samples for analysis (Histology). A specialist doctor will look at the tissue and the cell types under the microscope in a laboratory, to make an accurate diagnosis of what the lesion is, which of course includes excluding any form of skin cancer.
We routinely send away samples to the laboratory for histology even if they look benign, as it is best medical practice to have a record of this.
However, some skin tags and certain age-related skin growths are completely benign with no worrying features at all and it is not always essential in these cases to analyse these further, which will, of course, make the procedure more cost-effective.
We are transparent with our pricing will always discuss with you how much a procedure will cost before we perform anything at all.