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Sebaceous Cyst Removal


September 28th, 2019 | Treatments, Video

In this video Dr. Nakatsui is removing two sebaceous cysts located on the scalp. Our lovely patient graciously allowed us to film the procedure and we thank you for that!

In this video the two cysts come out relatively easily and intact as a whole. There will be several instances where we are not so lucky and the cyst may fragment or it may adhere to surrounding tissue more making extraction more difficult.

Sebaceous cysts may occur anywhere on the body at any time of our lives. They are generally not life-threatening, but when concerned about any lesion, it is always best to seek medical attention. Many patients with sebaceous cysts may leave them as they generally will not bother them. From time to time, cysts may become inflamed, painful, produce discharge, or become infected. If a cyst has had repeated infection/inflammation or self attempts to extract the contents by squeezing the cyst, this is when the cyst wall may become more adherent to surrounding tissue making it difficult to extract.

Should a cyst develop, it is advisable not to perform self surgery as any tools used to puncture the skin or extract the cyst may push unwanted bacteria into the site causing an infection. Not only that, if the wound site is not properly closed or should become infected, when it fully heals you may be left with an unwanted scar which may be difficult to treat in the future.

Allergan Conference – Toronto, Canada | Dr. Thomas Nakatsui


November 29th, 2018 | General Info, Treatments, Video

In any field, especially medicine, it is always important to constantly learn and improve. To quote Vince Lombardi, one of the top coaches in the NFL, he said that “perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence”. Dr. Nakatsui is in constant pursuit of perfection.

Recently, Dr. Nakatsui attended a conference sponsored by Allergan the producers of Botox, Juvederm, and Belkyra. The conference was attended by the top injectors in Canada to watch and discuss the newest and best techniques for Botox and filler injections. With these pearls and new techniques, Dr. Nakatsui is excited to pass along these techniques to his patients! For more information or to book a complimentary consultation with Dr. Nakatsui, please contact our clinic at (780) 482-1414.

Lipoma Removal Surgery | Dr. Thomas Nakatsui


November 27th, 2018 | Conditions, General Info, Treatments, Video

 

 

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In this video, we are seeing what Dr. Nakatsui sees when performing surgery. This surgery is the removal of a lipoma, a benign fatty growth that can occur anywhere on the body. Many are small, but lipomas can grow very large in size. Dr. Nakatsui makes a small excision where the lipoma is located. This particular lipoma came out relatively easily, but keep in mind that not all lipomas will be this easily extracted. To close the surgery site, Dr. Nakatsui uses a subcuticular running stitch.

 

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A Video Tour Inside Groot DermaSurgery Centre


September 25th, 2015 | General Info, Video

Want to take a peek inside Groot Dermasurgery’s offices? Watch this video below to see and learn a bit more about us, what we do, and how we can help you!

Options for Mole Removal


September 25th, 2012 | Conversations with Dr Groot, Video

Dr Groot on Sun Damage


July 18th, 2012 | Conversations with Dr Groot, Video

Dr Groot on Barnacles of Age


July 18th, 2012 | Conversations with Dr Groot, Video

Dr Groot on Tattoo Removal


July 18th, 2012 | Conversations with Dr Groot, Video

Dr Groot on CoolSculpting


July 18th, 2012 | Conversations with Dr Groot, Video

Dr Groot on Varicose Veins


July 18th, 2012 | Conversations with Dr Groot, Video

Dr Groot on Rosacea


July 17th, 2012 | Conversations with Dr Groot, Video