Minor surgery is defined as surgical procedures that do not require a general anaesthetic and include the removal of suspicious moles, skin lesions, skin tags or warts.
Most minor surgery procedures are performed using local anaesthetic. Techniques may involve cutting, scraping (curetting), or freezing and sutures (stitches) may also be required.
Minor surgery services available at Slievemore clinic are as follows
- Skin excisions
- Shave excisions
- Punch Biopsies
- Sebaceous cyst removal
These procedures are covered by VHI, Quinn, Aviva. Please check with your health insurer if you are covered under your plan.