Excision of Lipomas and Nevi
What is it?
For the excision of a lipoma (benign tumour composed of adipose tissue) or nevus (mole), the patient receives an injection of local anaesthesia to numb the skin. The lipoma or nevus is removed, after which the incision is closed.
Who is it for?
Lipomas and nevi are removed when they become unsightly and bother some, or painful and tender.
Patients may go home after the procedure, but will need to keep the wound clean.