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Does Removing A Mole Leave Much Of A Scar On Face
Usually not.: It depends on where on the face it is located, but as a rule, in the hands of a skilled plastic surgeon, the scar that results from excision of a mole usually heals very well and can be expected to be less conspicuous than the mole. Often it can become practically invisible. But there is always a possibility for a scar with which you might not pleased. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Scar: It is important to remember that any surgical procedure will leave a scar. While a surgeon will try to make the scar as imperceptible as possible, many factors determine how a scar will heal. It is vital to keep all scars out of the sun or keep a high sunscreen on the scar for the first year after surgery. Massage and silicone-based scar treatments have also been shown to help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it possible to remove a mole using just home remedies? if so how? and will it leave a scar? if so is it possible or how can I remove it? THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!
No: The only way to remove a mole is with a procedure. The good news is it can usually be done under local anesthetic, and sometimes the scar is not very visible. Sometimes what looks like a mole can actually be a skin cancer, like a malignant melanoma. So if there is a change in it, see a doctor. ...Read more
No: Most moles can be removed without leaving a noticeable scar. It is important to understand tension lines in the face and plan the removal properly. A facial plastic surgeon is an expert in this area. The american academy of facial plastic surgery www.Aafprs.Org is a good resource to find a surgeon in your area. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi I have 8 beauty marks(moles), i know that mole laser removal will leave a scar is there any other option to get them removed without leaving scar?
Depends: If you dont have healing problems, surgical excision by an appropriate physician depending on site. ...Read more
I put acv on a piece of cotton and taped it on overnight to remove a mole but it burnt my face now I have a burnt scar on my face please help!
Definitely: On certain skin types (darker, usually, or genetically predisposed) and in certain areas of the body (central chest or upper arm or back) hypertrophic scars can develop after any type of skin damage, including mole removal. This can be treated with massage and/or steroid injection. Remember, unlike the mole, the scar will usually not get slowly larger and can never change to melanoma! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have bunch of moles all over my face, they really bother, they're all small and flat, if i had laser mole removal, will i end up with scars on my face?
Possibly : It depends on what type of skin lesions these are. It is best to see a dermatologist. Some lesions will respond to topical creams or can be 'frozen'. These treatments typically leave less scar. However, some will require excision (cutting) and this will leave a small scar for each area. You can minimize scarring by always wearing sunscreen/avoiding excessive sunlight to your face. ...Read more
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