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eyelid skin tag removal

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Skin tag : I use a fine tip cautery under magnification. It has worked well for me.
Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends on size: I usually use a sharp westcott or vannas and bishop harmon. Usually steristrip and no suture.
Dr. Alan Mindlin
49 years experience Ophthalmology
Eyelid mass removal: This depends on the location and depth. You need to see an eye md/do who is experienced. Not all are comfortable with these.

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Varies: Skin tags of the eyelids can be removed by plastic surgeons, dermatologists, ophthalmologists, and some family physicians.
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Dr. Scott Tucker
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
Different types: This could be done by a plastic surgeon, ophthalmologist, or possibly a dermatologist.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not really: It is a minor surgical procedure done under local anesthesia.
Dr. Timothy Perozek
22 years experience Ophthalmology
The shot hurts: Most of the time you will get an injection to numb the area and the shot hurts like a bee sting. It lasts a few seconds and by the time you say your ... Read More
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Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Skin tag: pain is a variable experience but most patients have no problems with skin tag removal, Your best bet would be to have your eyes evaluated by a board ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details.: Live with it or ask a plastic surgeon to remove it.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
23 years experience Ophthalmology
Don't: It is very important to remove all lesions properly. That would minimize scarring and allow for proper diagnosis. Scarring can lid to eyelid deformi ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Eyelid: This is likely a hordeolum or a cholazion. These are types of infection to your eye lid. The first therapy is a warm moist compress. The primary prob ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
See an oculoplastics: surgeon for best removal. Get referral from your eye doctor. It's a simple snips but using some local anesthetic and painless. Just want to avoid scar ... Read More
A 7-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Pediatric Ophthal-: mologists, not optometrists, perform surgeries of the eyes & eyelids in infants & children. If it is a skin tag, it is not dangerous. Dependin ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nellmarie Bodenstein
Specializes in
Skin tags: Skin tags is caused by insulin resistance. You can start drinking folic acid and inositol to help with insulin resistance. Exercise 30min daily. Eat a ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience Family Medicine
An MD/DO Eye Doctor: Probably an ophthalmologist. They are most often comfortable operating about the eye. But often a skin tag can just be snipped off and it will not com ... Read More
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