Moles are dark spots or irregularities found in the skin. They come in various shapes and sizes. Moles can appear anywhere on the skin, in groups, or by themselves. They can be present at birth, or can begin to appear over time. Some moles may be cosmetically bothersome, while other can be dangerous health risks. Mole removal by laser surgery is an effective cosmetic procedure that provides a solution to people wanting to improve their appearance and reduce associated health risks.
What are My Treatment Options?
Although most moles are not a health risk, it is important to have a qualified physician evaluate and remove your unwanted moles. Surgical excision is the most common option for removing a mole. This is often the treatment of choice for deep mole that have to removed and evaluated under a microscope.
When a mole is not considered dangerous then a less invasive treatment can be considered. Laser removal of a mole is very effective and has no associated down-time.
What Are the Risks of Mole Removal?
While risks are minimal, a possible complication is infection. The risks associated with mole removal also depend upon the technique used. When a dangerous mole is surgically removed there may be a small scare. Mole removal with a laser will cause temporary redness and rarely a scar.
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