Cutaneous surgery (moles, carcinoma)

The aim of skin surgery is to remove any kind of lesions, ranging from the most benign lesions to skin cancer. In simple cases, the lesion is removed and the skin is directly closed over again. When there is not enough skin, or when the distortion would be too visible, plastic surgery techniques, such as skin grafts or flaps are used. In any event, an analysis in a pathology laboratory is requested.
Surgery on melanomas requires the initial lesion to be removed along with a safety margin, and in some circumstances, a search for a sentinel lymph node and sometimes lymph node dissection.
Dr Thomet is licensed to carry out this kind of intervention. In any case, collaboration with a dermatologist is required in order to provide appropriate care.

These procedures are covered by your health insurance.

Coronavirus COVID-19
Following the recommendations of the Federal Council and the State Council, the office can welcome you while respecting the barrier gestures. Consultations and interventions under local anaesthesia in the practice will be maintained. Concerning the interventions in the clinic, a point is carried out each week in view of the evolution of the sanitary situation. In order to continue to treat you in the best conditions, we put the emphasis on the strict respect of the health instructions: -Respect of distances, washing of hands and wearing of the mask is mandatory. -Arrive on time for your appointment. In case of early arrival, please wait outside the office. -Only come with someone else when strictly necessary. In case of symptoms: fever, cough, loss of smell and taste, please keep us informed by calling 022 342 35 32 or contact@drthomet.com. More information is available at https://check.ofsp-coronavirus.ch/screening. Take care of yourself and your loved ones. We look forward to continuing to treat you as well as possible during this difficult time. Elia and Dr Céline Thomet
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