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Minor Surgery

  • We provide a minor surgery service to our patients to cater for a wide variety of skin and joint problems.
  • Many of the procedures are covered by VHI/Quinn/Aviva/Layla Health Insurances.
  • Medical Card Holders should note that some procedures are not covered and may incur a fee.

Removal of moles or skin biopsies

Cryotherapy

This is a rapid effective and minimally painful method for removal of specific skin lesions such as verrucas, warts , genital warts and early skin cancers.

Liquid Nitrogen at – 196º C is applied for 5-15 seconds, through a small bore using a specialised spray gun.

The procedure may need to be repeated for a specified treatment regimen depending on the nature of the lesion.

 

 

Diathermy

This is a simple effective and painless method of removal of skin lesions, especially elevated lesions such as Skin Tags.

The procedure involves the use of local anaesthesia and a white hot cutting instrument.

Joint Injections and Aspirations

Joint and tendon injections are available following doctor consultation.

Injections most often involves use of steroid and anaesthetic in varying joints and tendons for a wide range of conditions.

Medical Card Holders should be aware that this service is not covered and does incur a fee (See Fees).

Please contact our reception staff for further information and to arrange an appointment.

Mirena Coil and Implanon Insertion

Please see Womens Health – Contraception