People in Northampton can now undergo safe, effective and painless minor surgery procedures for the removal of unsightly or problematic lipomas at Renew Skin & Health Clinic in Leamington Spa.

Lipomas are fat cells accumulated in thin, fibrous capsules that are situated between the skin and the first muscle layer. They are usually small, movable, have a rubbery consistency, do not cause pain and in terms of size changes, they normally increase very slow, or even preserve the same size over the years. The cause of lipomas is not well determined, however a hereditary trait has been observed, and since they are noncancerous skin lesions, they do not normally require removal. Nevertheless, in some situations, lipomas may increase rapidly over a short period of time, become painful or tender, infected, draining foul-smelling discharge, interfere with movement or function and become highly unaesthetic and bothersome. When these symptoms appear, you should immediately see a doctor for a correct diagnose and implicitly, treatment.

Sebaceous cysts are small lumps that also manifest underneath the skin, being in fact accumulations of keratin. Sebaceous cysts are usually caused by swollen hair follicles, skin trauma or impaired sebaceous glands. As with lipomas, sebaceous cysts are also noncancerous skin growths that may present in some situations various symptoms of infection such as redness, tenderness, increased temperature of the affected area and foul-smelling discharges.

As mentioned before, the specialists at Renew Skin & Health Clinic are very qualified and experienced in the field, usually recommending minor surgery procedures for the effective removal of lipomas and sebaceous cysts. Most lipomas and sebaceous cysts can be removed through an incision made around the lesion, which is afterwards closed with stitches or sutures, the scarring that remains being minimal. The entire procedure is carried out under local anesthetic, you will feel no actual pain or discomfort.

If you are dealing with symptomatic lipomas or sebaceous cysts, we recommend you schedule a consultation at our Renew Skin & Health Clinic headquarters, even if you are from Northampton, as our GP or private dermatologist will also analyze your medical history and assess your current health condition to minimize risks and complications and to help you achieve optimum results in the minor surgery lipoma or sebaceous cysts treatment.