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What Is The Best Way To Get A Mole Removed Cosmetically
Surgical: Moles that are raised and unsightly yo yhe patient can be removed by shaving them off or excising them. One should be aware that shaving off a mole still leaves a part of the mole in the dermis and over time it can again grow, shaving a mole does not eliminate the potential for skin cancer. If concerned about cancer risk the mole should be completely excised. ...Read more
Could having a mole removed cosmetically by laser cause that mole to show dysplasia if it came back later on as often moles removed via laser return?
Surgical excision: Moles are not usually removed unless for concern that they may be worrisome for melanoma. However, they are also removed for cosmetic reasons. Given the risk of melanoma in moles, it is always prudent to have them removed surgically so that they can be evaluated under a microscope by a board certified dematopathologist. See your dermatologist for evaluation and advice. ...Read more
I have a mole above my eyebrow inline with nose and i want it removed what's the best way without scarring and with fast healing?
Ihad a mole excised a month ago. Some redness that looks like dry skin makes up the outline where the bandage was. What's the best way to clear it up?
Possible: I apply Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) cream to the area i plan to excise for an hour prior to the procedure. This cream absorbs into the skin causing anesthesia. Then the area is injected with lidocain so the lesion can be absorbed. Generally there is no or minimal pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get a consult: Some moles which are flat can be covered with make up, but seek out a consult from a facial plastic surgeon about more permanent removal. Some moles can be shaved off with good cosmetic results while some require full excision. I have found many patients are highly appreciative about their mole removals. ...Read more
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