Skin Lesion Biopsy - Plastic Surgery Vancouver, Rejuvenation Coal Harbour, Dr. Diana Forbes


Low Invasiveness.

Quick, usually completed within minutes.

Minimal; patients can typically resume normal activities immediately.

Diagnosis of skin conditions, including the potential for skin cancer.

Treatment Areas

Types of skin biopsies:

  • Shave biopsy: Removing a small section of the top layers of skin.
  • Punch biopsy: Removing a small circular section including deeper layers.
  • Excisional biopsy: Cutting out the entire lesion.

Available Clinic Locations

Frequently Asked Questions

Information provided courtesy of Dr. Diana Forbes.