Excision refers to removal of a skin lesion by completely cutting it out. A common reason why skin lesions are excised is to fully remove suspicious skin growths such as changing moles, or skin cancers such as basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma or melanoma. If the cancer is not cut out it may spread to the surrounding skin and to other parts of the body (metastasize).

Other reasons that skin lesions are excised include cosmetic appearance, to remove an inflamed cyst, or lumps and bumps that are painful, ‘get in the way’ or are easily traumatised. Our dermatologist will assess your condition carefully and explain to you prior to the procedure.

(If you are interested in this procedure, please call for consultation with Dr Wong Su-Ni at 6733 3629)

Dr Wong Su-Ni
Consultant Dermatologist
MBBS (Melbourne), MMed (Internal Med)
MRCP (UK) FAMS (Dermatology), FRCP (London)
Visiting Consultant, National Skin Centre

With over 20 years of experience in the dermatological field, Dr Wong Su-Ni’s subspecialty interests include Lasers, Dermatological Surgery, Cosmetic Dermatology, Psoriasis, Acne and Eczema.

The past President of the Dermatological Society of Singapore, Dr Wong was also a Consultant Dermatologist at the National Skin Centre, the Chief of the Psoriasis Unit, a Consultant Dermatologic Surgeon; and a Visiting Consultant to various hospitals in Singapore today.

Her mission is to provide effective, holistic and personalized treatment for all skin conditions.

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