Dermatological Surgery in San Antonio, TX
Texas Dermatology offers dermatological surgery for children, teenagers and adults in San Antonio, Boerne, New Braunfels, Kenedy, and surrounding areas of Texas. Our team of dermatologists specializes in surgery for biopsies, skin cancer removal, removal of birthmarks and benign skin growths, warts, moles, and more.
WHAT IS DERMATOLOGICAL SURGERY?
Dermatological surgery is frequently performed to remove cancerous growths, birthmarks, cysts, moles, and other types of abnormal skin growths. Surgical removal of skin growths is a common procedure that is beneficial for a number of conditions.
HOW MUCH DOES DERMATOLOGICAL SURGERY COST?
If Dr. Browning or one of our other dermatology practitioners recommends dermatological surgery for your skin condition, we can discuss the cost after the consultation. Texas Dermatology accepts CareCredit® for patients who prefer financing options.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF DERMATOLOGICAL SURGERY?
Dermatological surgery is often the only option for diagnosing and treating skin conditions. Biopsies are the primary method of diagnosing skin cancers and other abnormalities. Our other dermatological surgeries aim to remove the damaged skin or flaw for beautiful, healthy skin.
Am I a Candidate for Dermatological Surgery?
Texas Dermatology offers outpatient dermatological surgery for:
- Biopsies to understand the nature of your skin condition
- Surgical excision procedures to remove skin flaws and certain types of skin cancer
- Incision and Drainage
- Cyst removal
- Skin mole removal
- Skin cancer surgery
- Birthmarks and benign skin growths removal for flaws that are cosmetic concerns
- Warts and molluscum removal
HOW IS DERMATOLOGICAL SURGERY PERFORMED?
Our dermatology practitioners have extensive experience treating all types of skin diseases and conditions. We provide the best treatment options available for all types of skin conditions and diseases. Using a local anesthetic to minimize your discomfort, our dermatologists also perform some procedures in the operating room under general anesthesia for pediatric cases.
WHAT IS THE RECOVERY LIKE AFTER DERMATOLOGICAL SURGERY?
Downtime is typically not needed for dermatological surgery, but you will have a wound that requires care and attention. The area may be closed with sutures and covered with a bandage. You should make sure that the sutures are not pulled or broken while the wound heals. Parents will need to carefully monitor their children. If you notice redness, itching or a warm feeling to the skin, schedule a follow-up appointment to be evaluated.
WHAT IS THE PROGNOSIS AFTER DERMATOLOGICAL SURGERY?
The prognosis after dermatological surgery is good in most cases. Our dermatology practitioners have the expertise that is needed to fully remove the skin flaw or cancer.
HOW DO I FIND DERMATOLOGICAL SURGERY DOCTORS NEAR ME?
Dr. John Browning is board certified in pediatrics, dermatology and pediatric dermatology. He leads a team of expert dermatology practitioners who work with patients of all ages in San Antonio, Boerne, New Braunfels, Kenedy, and surrounding areas of Texas, including children, adolescents, and adults. You and your family deserve exceptional care for dermatological surgery, so contact us today to schedule a consultation at our office in Alamo Heights, Dominion, Mission Trail, New Braunfels and Kenedy.