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Diathermy

Diathermy

Diathermy 15mins + From $55

Diathermy treatments utilise a high frequency electric current to produce heat in the targeted tissue, cauterising superficial skin lesions for removal of skin tags, milia, cherry angiomas and dermatosis papulose nigra. Depending on the size of the lesion, more than one treatment may be required to achieve complete removal.


Diathermy is a safe, quick and effective treatment for the cosmetic removal of a variety of unwanted skin lesions.

Diathermy FAQs

What can diathermy treat?
  • Skin tags
  • Milia
  • Cherry angiomas
  • Dermatosis papulosa nigra
Is the treatment painful?

There can be some discomfort during treatment, depending on the size of the lesions. Topical anaesthetic can be applied to the area prior to treatment to reduce discomfort.

How long until I notice results?

It can take between 2-4 weeks for the treated lesions to scab up, fall off and for the skin to completely heal. 

How many treatments will I need?

Depending on the size of the lesion, more than one treatment may be required to achieve complete removal.

How does the treatment work?

Diathermy treatments utilise a high frequency electric current to produce heat in the targeted tissue, cauterising superficial skin lesions.