Treatment methods


Dermatoscopy: to check the moles or other benign or malignant lesions on the skin


Topical treatment: creams, solutions, ointments


Cryotherapy: application of very cold liquid nitrogen on the skin. Used to treat viral warts, seborroeic keratoses, actinic keratoses (an area of sun damaged skin found predominantly on sun-exposed parts of the body), and other benign skin lesions. Occasionally used to treat small skin cancers such as basal cell carcinoma or Bowen’s disease.


Skin biopsy: Invasive procedure (with local anaesthesia) to take a sample to analyse it under the microscope for diagnosis.


Hyphrocator: Equipment used with local anaesthesia to coagulate, to cut or take out a piece of skin. (skin tags, viral warts, other benign skin lesions)


Systemic treatment (capsules, tablets etc.)


Skin renewal chemical peels: see under medical peels