Skin Cyst Removal in Singapore
How Is Cyst Removal Performed?
Cyst removal is typically a straightforward, minimally invasive surgical procedure. It involves the doctor making a small incision to access and remove the cyst. The procedure is usually performed under local anesthesia, ensuring minimal discomfort to the patient.
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What Is a Cyst?
A cyst is a closed sac-like structure that can appear anywhere in the body. It is typically filled
with liquid, semi-solid, or gaseous material. Cysts can vary in size and are often encapsulated,
separating them from surrounding tissues. They are generally benign (non-cancerous) but can cause
discomfort or become infected.
A sebaceous cyst, specifically, is a type of cyst commonly found on the skin. It forms when the sebaceous glands (oil-producing glands in the skin) become blocked. These cysts are typically filled with sebum, a thick, oily substance, and can appear on the face, neck, or torso. Sebaceous cysts are generally harmless but can become inflamed or infected, leading to pain or discomfort. In such cases, medical treatment or removal might be necessary.
How Long Does Skin Cyst Removal Take?
The duration of a cyst removal surgery can vary. Generally, it takes about 30 minutes to an hour, depending on the cyst's size and location. The procedure is often done as an outpatient service, allowing patients to return home the same day.
Why Undergo Cyst Removal?
Undergoing cyst removal is essential for several reasons. Firstly, it can prevent further growth and potential complications, such as infection. Secondly, it alleviates discomfort and improves the appearance of the skin. Finally, it provides peace of mind, especially when cysts are situated in visible areas.
Does Cyst Removal Hurt?
Thanks to local anesthesia, the pain during the procedure is minimal. Post-surgery, patients may experience mild discomfort, which is typically manageable with prescribed pain relievers.
How Long Does It Take to Recover From Cyst Removal Surgery?
Recovery time varies but is generally short. Most patients can resume their normal activities within a few days. Complete healing, including the fading of surgical scars, might take a few weeks.
Can a Skin Cyst Recur After Being Surgically Removed?
While surgical removal drastically reduces the chance of recurrence, it is not a 100% guarantee. The recurrence depends on the cyst type and the completeness of the removal. Regular follow-up and proper skin care can minimize this risk.
Cyst Removal: Before and After Photos
Owing to the regulations of The Ministry of Health (MOH), we are unable to publish before and after photos on our website. However, you may view these photos during your consultation with our doctor to understand more about the treatment you seek.
Why Choose Dr Robert Ong's Cyst Removal Treatment in Singapore?
Experienced & Friendly Doctor
Dr Robert Ong listens attentively to your concerns and patiently discusses with you the appropriate treatment options, based on over 20 years of medical and aesthetics experience.
We are priced competitively and affordably. We also have a variety of treatment options depending on your budget and requirements.
Safe & Effective Results
Our treatment options are safe, effective and promotes natural healing for your skin. We strive to keep your experience a comfortable one and will minimize any pain or discomfort, if any.
Cyst Removal Singapore Price
|Consultation||From $35 to $65|
|Removal of Cyst||From $50|
|Triamcinolone Injection||From $50|
*Prices are subject to GST.