Skin Surgery: What Should You Know?

Skin surgery is commonly done either for diagnosis or removal of a skin lesion. It is done under local anaesthesia, meaning procedure is mostly painless. These include skin biopsy, electrosurgery, excision and cryotherapy (liquid nitrogen). Different Types 1) Skin Biopsy A skin biopsy is an easy and quick procedure done to remove a piece of skin. It is then sent to the laboratory … Read more

Skin Cancers: From Sunburn to Skin Health

Skin Cancers - types and treatment

Skin Cancers are divided into melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC). Melanoma is a malignant tumor of the melanocytes (pigment cells) and they behave more aggressively than NMSC. Fortunately, melanomas are less common than NMSC. NMSC consists of basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). Types of Skin Cancers The most common skin … Read more