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Dr. Coyle Connolly
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Moles (Definition)

A mole (also called a nevus) is a localized overgrowth of pigment-producing cells (melanocytes) in the skin. Most moles are benign. However, these cells can become cancerous. This is known as melanoma, ...Read more


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I have a mole on my eyelid and i want to remove it, but its small so will it be safe?

I have a mole on my eyelid and i want to remove it, but its small so will it be safe?

See specialist: See your plastic surgeon as s/he will be able to tell you the risks, benefits and limitations of any surgical procedure that is being contemplated. Eyelids are very complex structures and require specialists for addressing lesions even though the lesions may be small. ...Read more

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Is mole removal on an eyelid safe?

Yes: Yes, as long as its removed by someone with proper training. ...Read more

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Is mole removal on an eyelid safe? Ever since i was born, I have had a large mole on my right eyelid. Everybody notices it, so i feel like it is negatively affecting my everyday life. I want to get mole removal surgery done, but I am scared of letting a d

Is mole removal on an eyelid safe? Ever since i was born, I have had a large mole on my right eyelid. Everybody notices it, so i feel like it is negatively affecting my everyday life. I want to get mole removal surgery done, but I am scared of letting a d

Of : Of course it always depends on the individual circumstances, but generally speaking mole removal, even from an eyelid can be accomplished safely with little risk. Assuming that you are otherwise healthy, the major considerations would be the size of the lesion as it relates to the amount of surrounding skin and the proximity to the lash line. ...Read more

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I have a brown mole on my lower eyelid. It has eyelashes sticking out from it. Also, the mole is slightly raised. What is it?

Your are right: From your description, your diagnosis of a mole seems to be correct. As and when you see a doctor ask her/him to take a look. ...Read more

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I have a really tiny bright red dot on my upper left eyelid. It's right above my eyekashes, and kind of looks like a little scab or a mole. What is it?

Vascular lesion: Unless you have had trauma to the lid, the most likely diagnosis is a vascular loop just under the skin. These are common, termed angiomas, and are benign spots. The blood vessels are tiny and need the kind of microscope that ophthalmologists use routinely to see. ...Read more

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What is a mole?

What is a mole?

moles: Moles are growths of cells in the skin. There are many types of moles some dangerous and some not. In fact, most moles are not dangerous. Some moles arise a new in adulthood, but the important thing about a mole is that any spot on your skin that you don't understand or that you don't think has been there for years should be looked at. You should have a mole check once a year at least. See a derma. ...Read more

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What causes a mole to itch?

What causes a mole to itch?

Itchy mole: Dryness, trauma, healing from trauma, infection, etc. ...Read more

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Nevi (Definition)

Nevi is a clinical finding for a pigmented area of skin, such as ...Read more