WART REMOVAL

  • Warts on Face
  • Warts on Hands/Feet
  • All types of Warts
  • Large Warts
  • Seborrhoeic Keratosis
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Procedure Time

20 minutes

No. of treatments

1 session

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Downtime

14 days

Results

removal of warts

Price

£80.00 per session

About The Treatment

Why consider Wart Removal?

  • Having warts can be embarrassing especially on visible areas.
  • It is the most loathed and unwanted common skin condition that is infectious.
  • If you have warts you need to get them treated quickly, warts can spread on your body if left untreated and can take several years to go.
  • We have a quick, easy, safe and effective procedure to remove warts.
  • We have a proven track record of successfully removing warts.
  • The procedure only takes a few minutes and results are instant.

Results from Wart Removal

  • Results are instant: our treatment will immediately remove your Wart, there’s no need to wait for it to drop off.
  • Once it has been treated it is unlikely that the wart will return.
  • It leaves you with completely smooth, clear and blemish free skin.

How our treatment works?

There are 3 options for the treatment of Wart Removal removal:

  • Advanced Electrolysis – works well for warts on faces. Simply uses an electric current to cut and cauterise the wart instantly.
  • Cryosurgery – works well for large warts on body including feet. Uses liquid nitrogen to freeze the wart.
  • Laser treatment – works well  for seborrhoeic keratosis by using light to burn and destroy the growth.

Why choose us?

  • The procedures are performed by qualified and advanced trained Aesthetic practitioners.
  • Quick and easy and low-risk procedures to treat all types of Warts.
  • Accurate treatment prevents Warts returning.
  • Treatments take place in a safe, sterilised clinic setting.
  • Most of our clients are referred to by Friends & Family.
  • We offer the most competitive prices without compromising on quality.

4 Easy steps for Wart Removal

Wart Removal Skin Consultation

This is a Free Consultation with our Aesthetic Practitioner to determine your suitability for the treatment. Depending on the size and number of Warts they will recommend you the cost and number of sessions required.

Wart Removal Test Patch

The Aesthetic Practitioner will perform your requested treatment on a small area to check your suitability and any skin reactions.

Wart Removal Treatment

The Wart removal treatment is performed by a trained and qualified Aesthetic Practitioner.

Wart Removal Post Treatment Advice

After your Wart removal, you need to follow the post treatment advice. You will need to use witch hazel and a special ointment to prevent infection on the area and ensure correct healing. Your skin will be completely healed within 14 days.

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Approx time for treatment: £20 mins

Price: £80 for 20-minute session

Treatment recommendations: 1-2 depending on the number of lesions

Result: This is a quick safe procedure with instant results. Leaves your skin completely smooth clear and blemish free.

There are 3 options for the treatment of Wart Removal:

  • Advanced Electrolysis
  • Cryosurgery
  • Laser treatment
Advanced Electrolysis
  • This is the preferred procedure for Warts on the Face.
  • A fine needle is used with an electric current to simply cut and cauterise the Wart, cuts off the blood supply.
  • This is a non-invasive procedure which will give you immediate results without leaving any permanent scarring.
  • This procedure is better at ensuring the wart does not return and less risk of scarring especially on Face.
Cryotherapy
  • We use this procedure to treat large Warts on the body and Verrucae’s on the Feet.
  • This treatment method involves using Liquid Nitrogen to freeze off the Wart or verrucae.
  • The cold temperature kills the cells within the Wart or verrucae, as well as constricting the blood supply.
  • This causes the cells to die and naturally fall off.
Laser Treatment
  • In the case of seborrhoeic keratosis, we sometimes use our Laser treatment.
  • The intense beam of light from the laser burns and destroys the growth.
  • The spot size for a laser is large which means the area is treated within minutes.
  • A cooling device is used to cool the skin before, during and after Seborrhoeic Keratosis Removal.
  • The laser bleeding, pain, any downtime and has minimal side effects.
  • Anyone who suffers from Warts including Seborrhoeic Keratosis.
  • Anyone who has just one wart or multiple clusters of warts, on face or body areas.

The following are contraindications and treatment can therefore not be carried out:

  • Hepatitis B (highly infectious, virus not easily destroyed)
  • Blood disorders (Haemophilia)
  • Heart conditions, especially when taking blood thinners such as warfarin.
  • High blood pressure (can only treat when controlled or lowered)
  • Skin diseases and allergies (fungus infections, broken skin, active eczema or psoriasis)
  • Diabetic (skin is slower to heal)
  • Very sensitive skin (sunburn)
  • Anti-coagulant drugs
  • Pregnancy (some disorders arise during pregnancy but can disappear after birth)
  • Keloid scarring (after injury there may be an overgrowth of skin. Further keloids may develop after treatment).
  • Epilepsy (an epileptic fit could be brought on)
  • General ill health (this can affect skin healing time)
  • At your Free Consultation, our practitioner will assess your Warts and check your suitability for the treatment.
  • If our Practitioner identifies any suspicious skin blemish they will recommend seeing a medical practitioner and will require a GP’s written consent prior to treatment.
  • Depending on the size and number of Warts they will recommend you the cost and number of sessions required.
  • The area to be treated is cleansed with an alcohol cleanser and any local anaesthetic cream removed.
  • In the case of Advanced Electrolysis, each individual Wart is cauterised using an eclectic current, this process is repeated until all the Warts have been treated.
  • In the case of Cryotherapy, a CryoPen is used to accurately spray liquid nitrogen on the Warts.
  • In the case of Laser treatment for Seborrhoeic Warts, the laser beam is fired on the Wart, and the whole area is covered in the same manner. Cold air cooling is used before, during and after the treatment.
  • The treatment is finished with Witch hazel on the Warts to prevent post-treatment infection.
  • The area is cooled and aloe vera gel applied to prevent any post burning sensation.
  • A bandage or plaster is applied on the area, particularly after the Advanced Electrolysis procedure as there’s likely to be some minor bleeding.
  • There will be a mild burning sensation on the skin when the Wart is cauterised.
  • There may be residual stinging after the Wart has been removed.
  • You may apply some numbing cream to the area before treatment. This will make the treatment pain free and comfortable.
  • Most of our clients tolerate the treatment well.
  • A single session is enough to remove Warts. We offer a 20-minute session so multiple Warts can be removed in one sitting.
  • If further treatment is required session intervals will be two weeks to ensure that the areas treated have healed well.
  • You will be given an approximate number of sessions required at your Consultation.
  • Side effects are very rare with this treatment.
  • The treatment area may scab and appear red, but this is temporary and will heal completely within 14 days.
  • If there’s any bleeding you may need to apply a plaster for few hours after treatment.
  • When using cryotherapy the freezing causes a blister in and around the wart which will heal in a short period of time.
  • There is a risk of minimal scarring, but this will resolve in time.
  • You will be advised to use certain aftercare products to aid quicker skin healing.
  • Please note that you can use mineral makeup or Blemish Balm to conceal the skin whilst healing.
  • The aftercare procedure will be discussed at your consultation. Following the aftercare advice is crucial to avoid damage to the area and allow the skin to heal without complications.
  • The healing process starts immediately, but the time of complete healing varies. Normally takes 2 weeks for complete healing of the skin.
  • On completion of the treatment, the area should be kept cool, a cold compress can be applied. Witch hazel should be applied to avoid infection. The areas should be left alone to ensure the natural healing of the skin. If the area feels dry or tenders some cortisone cream can be applied.
  • Scabs will form over the next 48 hours and should be left dry until they drop off on their own (over the next 10 days). You must never pick the scabs or scarring will result.
  • You will be given an aftercare advice sheet to take home with you after completion of your treatment.

What are Warts?

  • Warts are small and usually painless growths on the skin.
  • They come in many forms and sizes.
  • They are typically raised and circular in shape with a rough surface.
  • They are a different shade to the surrounding area, and can sometimes be partially or totally grey or black.
  • They are usually non-cancerous.

Are Warts Infectious?

  • Most Warts are infectious apart from Seborrhoeic Warts. People catch warts from other people. The most common way is direct skin to skin contact, such as shaking hands with someone who has warts.
  • You can also get them from indirect skin contact such as sharing towels with someone who has warts. The virus is more likely to cause warts when they come into contact with skin that is damaged, cut or wet. After you become infected it can take weeks to months for a wart to appear.

Types of Warts

The following are viral warts that are infectious, they are caused by the virus HPV.

  • Common warts: These most often occur on the hands, and are rough, dome-shaped, and gray-brown. They are an infection in the top layer of the skin caused by the virus HPV.
  • Plantar warts: These grow on the soles of the feet and are hard and thick with dark specks. They can be painful when you walk. Unlike other warts they grow into your skin, not out of it.
  • Flat warts: These can grow on the face, arms, and thighs. They’re small, have flat tops, and may be light yellow, brown, or pink.
  • Filiform warts: These can grow on the face, usually around the mouth, nose, or chin. They are the same colour as the skin, but they have thread-like growths sticking out of them.
  • Periungual warts: These occur under and around the fingernails and toenails. Many times, warts will go away on their own, but sometimes they can be stubborn and stick around for much longer than you’d like.
  • Genital Warts: small fleshy growths that develop around the genital area. They can spread during sex.

Seborrhoeic Warts/Seborrhoeic Keratoses

  • Also called senile warts these lesions often appear flat and the colour varies from shiny/glossy skin coloured, white, brown, black and wine coloured. The surface might appear rough and thread-like and raised patches can sometimes be felt like lumps in the skin surface layer.
  • These warts are not contagious and are caused by a combination of hereditary reasons, sun damage and ageing. This is the only wart that is not caused by an infection of the human papillomavirus (HPV).
  • Seborrhoeic warts are fibrous growths, a little mass of keratinized tissue, which sometimes have a vascular supply, more often they do not. This skin imperfection is connected with a slowing down of the basal rate of mitotic activity in the skin. As the skins ability to regenerate slows down with age, it seems that the incidence of these imperfections increases. They usually occur from the age of 40 onwards.

Flat Seborrhoeic Warts

  • Flat Seborrhoeic Warts have a flat top and look like they have been scraped.
  • They give the impression that they have been stuck onto the skin.
  • Their size varies from one centimetre to several centimetres across.

What causes Warts?

  • Warts are an acquired condition.
  • Warts are caused by a virus called the Human Papilloma Virus or HPV for short.
  • Warts can be received through skin-to- skin contact.
  • A person with damaged or wet skin is more likely to catch the virus; this is also true for those that are in regular contact with rough surfaces.
  • If you have a weak immune system then you have a greater chance of acquiring Warts and for the Warts to spread.
  • Warts will begin to form between a few weeks and a couple of years after you have contracted HVP.

You should see your doctor if:

  • You have warts on your face or another sensitive part of your body (e.g., genitals, mouth, nostrils)
  • You notice bleeding or signs of infection, such as pus or scabbing, around a wart.
  • The Wart is painful.
  • The colour of the wart changes.
  • You have warts and diabetes or an immune deficiency, such as HIV/AIDS

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