Choose Blooming. Contact us. Make an appointment. There are several reasons to remove moles. Sometimes they can appear to be a disfigurement, or they may prove to be an inconvenience for example, for men while shaving.
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Worried about that mole? A mole is a dark spot or irregularity in the skin. Everyone is at risk of skin cancer and should keep an eye on their skin and moles. For example, if a biopsy is cancerous, removing the mole can help to stop any cancer from growing more. But many individuals also have moles removed for cosmetic reasons.
Most moles and other blemishes are benign however, some moles will change over time and can become cancerous, so it is always best to get advice from your plastic surgeon if you notice a mole that changes in appearance. Most procedures to remove moles are done in the office using local anesthesia and only take about 60 minutes. Once a mole has been removed typically it does not grow back, although this is a potential risk. The specimen is sent to a lab to check for cancer. The scar is usually a fine line although it can sometimes be more noticeable due to size of the mole and how individuals heal genetics plays an important role.
Moles are benign growths on the skin that are relatively common and may appear on various parts of the body, including the face, neck and scalp. Moles may cause symptoms such as pain or be unsightly in appearance. Fishman usually treats moles with surgical excision. A shave biopsy: the mole is removed flush with the skin, leaving a round reddish scar that eventually fades to normal skin color.