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Skin Cancer

Dr Edinburg has years of experience in diagnosing, understanding and treating skin cancer. With our extensive experience and the latest advanced techniques, the team at the Eden Institute can ensure that you will receive the best skin cancer treatments.


Skin Cancer Prevention, Treatment and Removal of Skin Cancer

As Australians, we all enjoy making the most of a sunny day. But it is a sad fact that, no matter how diligent we are with sun protection, our fabulous climate and outdoor lifestyle mean that none of us is immune to the effects of the sun on our skin. In fact, statistics show that 2 out of 3 Australians will be diagnosed with skin cancer by the age of 70.

Surprisingly, not every skin cancer occurs on the parts of the body that are exposed to the sun. In fact, skin cancer can also be the result of other causes, including trauma, burns, ulcers, radiotherapy and immune deficiency.

Early detection of skin cancer is vital. It is important to check your skin regularly. Any new lumps, bumps or changes should be examined by an expert. Accurate diagnosis of skin cancer is crucial, as there are various ways it can be treated, depending on the type of cancer.

Our aims are to give you the very best treatment and to ensure that your skin is as healthy and flawless as it can be.

Frequently Asked Questions

Most people should have a skin check annually, but depending on your skin type, you may require checking more often. Ask Dr Edinburg to guide you.

For the best outcome, Dr Edinburg will carefully consider the location and size of your cancer, the risk of scarring and your age and healthto determine the most appropriate treatment for you. AsDr Edinburg is a specialist plastic and reconstructive surgeon, he has a vast array of surgical options available to treat skin cancer.

Procedures vary, but most cancers can be removed within half an hour. More extensive reconstruction may take longer.

Not usually, the majority of Skin Cancer Removal procedures are performed at the Eden Institute under local anaesthetic, or local anaesthetic and sedation. However, more complex procedures may require general anaesthetic in hospital.

With any skin cancer, Dr Edinburg’s aim is to remove the skin cancer completely with as small a scar as possible.

The cost will depend on the method and extent of surgery. Most procedures attract Medicare rebates. Health Fund rebates may also be available if you require admission to hospital. The price varies significantly due to the wide variety of skin lesions and conditions that Dr Edinburg sees and treats. We will give you full information when you consult with Dr Edinburg. Read more about the price range of skin cancer removal here.

Looking after your skin

Skin cancer prevention is vital. The team at Eden Medispa can provide you with Medical-Grade Sun Protection Products, skincare products that combine sun protection with everyday skincare, and/or treatments for sun-damaged or ageing skin.

Interested in our skin cancer removal treatments? Contact the Eden Institute; we are conveniently located in Baulkham Hills, Chatswood and Richmond in Sydney.

We offer a range of treatment for sun-damaged or ageing skin, including Laser Skin Resurfacing, Medical-Grade Microdermabrasion, Medical-grade Facial Peels, Wrinkle Relaxer Injections,Wrinkle Filler Injections (Dermal Fillers), Dermastamp®, and Platelet Rich Plasma Injection Therapy.