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Private Dermatologist Referral

SERVICES

Private Dermatologist

Our highly qualified specialists provide expert opinion, diagnosis and treatment for a wide range of skin conditions. We recognise that achieving the best possible cosmetic outcome is of utmost importance to you.

Our Consultant Dermatologists are experienced with academic interests and are fully registered with the General Medical Council, practicing at NHS and private hospitals.

Our modern first-class surgical facility is located in the heart of Soho in Central London.

Doctor consultation

We consult for a variety of adult skin conditions providing medical and surgical treatments:

Inflammatory

  • Acne
  • Rosacea
  • Eczema
  • Psoriasis
  • Urticaria
  • Rashes
  • Skin Infections

Skin Cancer

  • Mole Checks
  • Skin Cancer or Pre-Cancerous Lesions

Other

  • Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)
  • Alopecia (Hair Loss)

 

An initial consultation with our Dermatologist costs £240 and a  follow-up consultation costs £190.

Skin treatments

  • Mole removal
  • Skin tag removal
  • Cyst removal
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Steroid Injection for Keloid Scars
  • Steroid Injection for Alopecia

 

Some of the procedures can be carried out on the same day whilst others may require returning for treatment on another day.  A second consultation fee will not be required if you are returning for a procedure only. We ensure that you receive the best quality care from our Dermatology team to achieve optimum results.

Please note that you must have an initial consultation with our Dermatologist before skin treatment can be offered to you.

Surgery Type Procedure Cost Histology Cost Total Cost
Mole – shave excision £290 £95 £385
Mole – ellipse excision £380 £95 £475
Skin tag (small/simple) £140 £95 £235
Skin tag (large/multiple) £210 £95 £305
Cyst £400 £95 £495
Excision of cancerous skin lesion £450 £140 £590
Skin biopsy £130 £75 £205
* Additional lesion removal     £150

 

Other skin treatments Total cost
Steroid injections for keloid scars £75
Steroid injection for alopecia £150

The Prices above are a guide to the costs. The final cost will be determined once our Dermatologist has examined you and advised on the appropriate treatment pathway.

Histology

It the policy of LDC that all skin lesions removed by the Dermatologist are sent to the laboratory for microscopic analysis.  Histopathology investigation is the definitive test to determine whether a removed skin lesion is benign or further management is required. This assures your safety and it is good clinical practice.

NB: Histology cost is included in the total cost of the procedure.

Histology test results will be shared with you via our secure patient portal within 2 weeks following your procedure.

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Full Body Mole Check

Available at our Oxford Street Polyclinic every Thursday from 9am – 1pm and Saturday from 10am – 2pm

45-minute appointment – £145  

A full body mole check led by our expert Dermatology nurse to look out for any signs of skin cancer (melanoma).  

During your session, our nurse will examine any moles you are concerned about as well as completing a general mole check. 

If any abnormal moles are found, our nurse will be able to take images using a powerful camera. (at an additional cost of £55 per image).

These will be sent to our Consultant Dermatologist via our Teledermatology service. Your images will be reviewed, and a report will be provided. 

Our nurse will provide you with a copy of the report and advise whether you need to see our dermatologist for further examination. 

 

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Teledermatology

This is a GP-led procedure and we can carry this out in all our clinics.

Our teledermatology service means you can get your skin condition investigated via images using a high-quality medical photography tool. It’s ideal for common skin conditions or any skin abnormalities that you may have recently noticed but not quite sure what it is.

Common skin conditions include:

  • Eczema – a common skin condition that makes your skin dry, red and very itchy
  • Hives (urticaria) – an itchy rash that looks like some areas of your skin is raised and be because of an allergic rash
  • Psoriasis – patches of red, flaky or scaly skin that’s itchy and sore
  • Acne or cystic acne – spots, pimples and cysts on the skin. Commonly on the face or back
  • Rosacea – redness of skin commonly on the face
  • Moles – raised or flat flesh-colored or black spots that usually sit on the top layer of the skin

In your appointment you can speak to our GP about the problems you’re experiencing and your skin-related concerns. The GP will take a picture of each affected area and send it to a private dermatologist to investigate.

The price of the service costs £55 per image in addition to the consultation fee.

Once your images have been investigated, you’ll receive a report via our patient portal within 48 hours. We’ll let you know if you require a follow-up appointment for further investigation is needed. Our follow-up appointments with a GP cost £65.

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the most common skin condition?

Acne could be considered the most common skin condition although there are also others which are very common such as: eczema, dermatitis or psoriasis.

What are the moles?

Moles are small or round shaped spots which appear on your skin. These are usually harmless although there is also a risk of them becoming cancerous and that’s why we suggest that you get a mole screening test to get peace of mind.

Do women get more skin conditions than men?

Both genders develop problems on their skin. The are conditions that affect more men than females but there are also some which affect both genders.

Why is it important to look after your skin?

The condition of your skin says a great deal about your health. You can look after your skin by following a skin care routine which normally includes daily cleaning, drinking plenty of water, and exercising.