Thermocoagulation

What is Thermo-coagulation

Thermo-coagulation Therapy is the latest name to describe advanced electrolysis treatment or diathermy for the removal of skin tags, moles, red veins and warts.  Electrolysis is also known as Thermolysis. Thermolysis is not new, but simply a reinvention of a long standing treatment offered for decades within the beauty industry. Thermolysis uses an alternating current that moves rapidly; and constantly changes direction. When this current comes into contact with moisture in the skin, the friction-like movement causes the moisture to heat up resulting in desiccation. 
 
Desiccation is when all moisture is removed resulting in the drying-up of the skin anomaly. Once the skin concern has been desiccated the anomaly forms a healing crust (scab) which eventually falls off. Certain skin tags that hang away from the skin can be removed cleanly off the skin surface whilst others need to shrivel, dry up and shed. In some case a second treatment may be needed.  The intensity and application of heat is controlled by the practitioner who adjusts energy levels to suit the type of anomaly being treated and to avoid as little or no damage to the surrounding healthy tissue. 

What can I have removed?

Cherry Angioma and Vascular Lesions
 Cherry Angioma are vascular skin lesions on the skin which can often be raised. When they are flat they are often referred to as blood spots, however both are similar as they are a collection of blood vessels or dilated capillaries. In many ways they can be more unsightly than skin tags and moles due to the intense red colour. Very easily treated.
 
Facial Red Vein 
Facial red vein are also know as dilated capillaries and professionally called telangiectasia. They can be found on various parts of the body including the face, neck and decolletage. Often they can appear as a spider nevus, a red blood spot with tiny legs radiating from the center that are referred to as spider legs. In general they are caused by damage to the skin which effect the delicate network of superficial capillaries which are close to the surface of the epidermis. 
 
Skin tags and Moles
Skin tags are harmless growth blemishes on the skin which can be found on various parts of the body. They are generally found in areas of friction so can cause discomfort when clothing rubs or catches them causing pain and discomfort.They can vary in size, colour and are often referred to as moles, however they are easily treatable.
 
Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra
Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra is a harmless skin condition that commonly effects people with darker skin. They generally appear on the face and neck during adolescence and can continue to change is size and texture with age. A good example of this is the actor Morgan Freeman.
 
Seborrheic Keratosis
Seborrheic Keratosis are non-cancerous growths that tend to appear as we age. They appear as scaly, waxy patches and can be light brown, dark brown or black in colour. They are generally slightly raised and can be either smooth or rough in texture.
 
Xanthelasma
Xanthelasma are commonly found on the inner canthus of the eye socket. More commonly on the upper eye lid but can appear on the lower-inner eye area. They appear yellowish in colour and are filled with Cholesterol and effect mainly women in middle-age. Xanthelasma can occur in people who have high levels of fats or cholesterol in their blood which can be a sign of liver disease (Primary Biliary Cirrhosis).
 
Syringoma
Syringoma are non-cancerous benign bumps that appear below the eyes and the upper cheek area. They are white and slightly translucent in colour. They are completely harmless and are caused by an overgrowth of cells by the Eccrine Glands.
 
Milia
Milia are like little white pearls that appear generally on the face, although I have seen these on other areas such as the chest and arms. They are little plugs of sebum and waste secretions that are trapped under the skin. They cannot be squeezed and by doing so you can cause further problems like broken red veins and spider nevi. 
They are often associated with oily skin types but can also be a result of skin damage such as over exposure to the sun

How much?

Cherry Angioma and Vascular Lesions
30 minutes £55
 
Facial Red Vein
30 minutes £55
 
Skin Tags and Moles
30 minutes £75
 
Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra
30 minutes £75
 
Seborrheic Keratosis
30 minutes £75
 

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