Larger or more uncomfortable operations are performed in hospital with an Anaesthetist providing general anaesthetic or sedation.
Large cancers or those involving nose, eyelid, ear or lip often require flap or graft surgery for optimum cosmetic results.
Most men find permanent contraceptive vasectomy more comfortable if done in the operating theatre of a hospital.
Surgery for repair of nail beds or to fix deformities or ingrowing of the nail.
Circumcision for medical reasons can be done on boys and men of any age. Speak to your doctor about the reasons this is performed..
Large cancers and cysts of the scalp are often associated with increased risks of bleeding.
Some lesions are too large to be comfortably treated with local anaesthetic alone.
Procedures performed in hospital include skin cancer treatments which have higher healing risks or excision of foreign bodies or warts which have failed non-surgical management.
An ingrowing "nest" of hairs will often not heal if left alone and excision can be the ideal treatment.
Many procedures can be performed comfortably with only the use of local anaesthetic at our Leeton location.
Simple excisions, small skin grafts and skin flap surgery are often performed as an outpatient.
Medical grade glycolic and trichloroacetic (TCA) acid skin peels are used to treat various conditions such as acne, discolouration, large pores, fine lines and wrinkles.
Using minimalistic surgical techniques, many lesions can be removed with minimal scarring.
An effective treatment of a large "field" of sundamaged skin which uses UV light to activate a chemical which specifically targets damaged cells. Used also for prevention in patients who are prone to many skin cancers in the same area.
Some procedures may be performed as an inpatient or outpatient. Patient specific factors often determine which is most appropriate.