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Dermatofibroma is a type of skin growth that is typically benign in nature and can be found on various parts of the body, although it is most commonly found on the legs. These growths are usually small, firm, and painless, and may have a slightly raised appearance. While dermatofibromas are generally not harmful, some individuals may choose to have them removed for cosmetic reasons. If you have any concerns about a skin growth, it is always recommended to seek the advice of a dermatologist or other medical professional.

The exact cause of dermatofibroma is clear. However, they often seem to appear after a minor injury to the skin such us a prick from a thorn or an insect bite. It is more common in women and usually appears on the legs. While dermatofibroma are generally harmless, it is important to have any new or changing skin growths evaluated by a dermatologist to rule out any potential health concerns.

Dermatofibroma can be removed through a simple surgical procedure. The procedure involves numbing the area with a local anaesthetic and then cutting out the dermatofibroma. In some cases, a small scar may be left behind, but it will fade over time. 

Dr Chowdhury will inspect the dermatofibroma before he decides to remove it. He won't perform the removal if he doesn't deem it is safe to do so. The lipoma may need to be sent for histology to confirm the diagnosis.

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  • Is there a down time associated with the treatment?
    Most clients do not experience down time after treatment and can continue with their day as normal. Any swelling, redness or bruising tends to subside within 24 hours.
  • What is classified as one area?
    The following are classified as one area: · Frown lines · Forehead lines · Crow’s feet · Bunny lines · Down turned Mouth · Gummy smile · Dimpled chin · Peri-oral lines More than one area can be treated in one sitting.
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    Results start to appear approximately 3-5 days after treatment and peaks at around 2 weeks. A complimentary top up at 2 weeks is available if necessary.
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    Yes, we will book you a follow up after 2 weeks and provide a free top up injection if required.
  • Who will perform the procedure?
    All procedures at Astounding Skin Aesthetics are performed by Dr Chowdhury after a consultation and full assessment.
  • How long do the result last?
    Duration of results varies from person to person depending on external factors such as metabolism. However, on average, results tend to last between 3-4 months after which you may wish to return for further treatment.
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    Anti-wrinkle injections are a relatively pain free treatment, with only mild discomfort during treatment. There may be mild soreness, swelling or bruising after the treatment which tends to subside after 24 hours.


1 Lesion (<5cm)


Sebsequent Lesions (<5cm)


Extra cost for histology

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