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MOHS Micrographic Surgery

MOHS Micrographic Surgery Download our MOHS Micrographic Surgery Leaflet What is Mohs micrographic surgery? Mohs micrographic surgery is a highly specialised surgical method for removing certain types of skin cancer. It was developed by Dr Frederic Mohs in the 1930s. Traditionally, operations ...

Adult Dermatology

Adult Dermatology We are experienced in the diagnosis and management of a wide range of skin, hair and nail conditions. Some of the more commonly treated conditions include melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers, acne, eczema, psoriasis, pigmented naevi (moles), rosacea, and various infections. We ...

Paediatric Dermatology

Paediatric Dermatology We offer diagnosis and management of a wide range of skin, hair and nail conditions that affect infants, children and adolescents. Some of the more commonly treated conditions include acne, eczema, warts, molluscum and various infections. We also care for children with less c...

Skin Cancer

Skin Cancer Both Dr O’Connor and Dr Gibson treat a large number of skin cancers. For most skin cancers, the treatment is surgical. We offer state of the art care including Mohs micrographic surgery (performed by Dr O’Connor) when indicated. In many cases a diagnosis can be made based on...

Excisions

Excisions Excision refers to the removal of a lesion by cutting through the skin down to the underlying fat and in most cases repairing the wound with sutures. Many types of lesions are removed by excision, including moles, cysts, lipomas, and skin cancers. When repaired, excisional wounds are usua...

Cryosurgery

XHTML 1.0 Transitional XHTML 1.0 Transitional XHTML 1.0 Transitional Cryosurgery What is it? Cryosurgery (or cryotherapy) refers to the application of extreme cold temperatures to treat a broad range of skin lesions and conditions. Liquid nitrogen (at – 196 degrees C) is used ...

Mole Removal

Mole Removal Your Dermatologist for a variety of reasons may remove a mole, also called a naevus. If your Dermatologist is suspicious of your mole he or she will recommend that it be removed or biopsied. A black, changing or bleeding mole should not be ignored. This can be a sign of melanoma. Melan...

Phototherapy

Phototherapy What is phototherapy? The term phototherapy literally means the use of light, especially ultraviolet light, to treat medical conditions. Natural sunlight has been known to be beneficial in certain skin disorders for thousands of years, and it is the ultraviolet part of the radiation p...

Hospital Inpatient Consultations

Hospital Inpatient Consultations Both Dr O’Connor and Dr Gibson provide a Dermatology consultation service to patients who are admitted to the Bon Secours Hospital for the inpatient care of medical and surgical conditions. Patients may be admitted with a skin condition as their primary diseas...

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