The wounds will usually heal within one to two weeks.
You will see almost immediate improvement in the appearance of the skin. Depending on the size and depth of the lesion and method of treatment, the skin surface must be given time to heal. A dressing and ointment may be applied. There will be initial redness in the treatment area which gradually resolves to regular… Read More
Once the anesthetic is applied the removal is usually painless with resulting elimination of the lesion. The area is first cleaned for sterility and the lesion is removed with the appropriate instrument to achieve the intended result. An ointment and dressing is then applied if appropriate.
The procedure is usually performed under a local anesthetic.
The method of removal of skin blemishes and lesions depends on the size and elevation of the lesion. Raised lesions can be shaved off, excised or cauterized. Flat lesions can be removed or improved in a variety of ways including by excision, bleaching or various laser treatments designed to minimize the blemish.
Candidates for this procedure include anyone who wants to get rid of unsightly or bothersome moles or lesions, or by anyone who may be concerned if the lesion is pre-cancerous.
This treatment is used to remove skin lesions such as pigmented moles, blemishes, nevi, age spots, seborrheic keratosis, and skin tags.
As with any procedure, there is a small risk of infection or bleeding. Recurrence of the lesion can occur. There can be bruising and swelling at the excision site which will generally resolve over about a week. Scar formation can occur at the site of excision and can be minimized with application of appropriate topical… Read More
The cost for treatment of raised moles and skin lesions depends on the lesion or blemish to be removed and will be discussed at the time of the pre-operative visit.