A Surgical Mole Removal Miami also known as, skin tag removal or laser mole removal aims to remove and skin tags or moles any area of the body which are benign in nature. This article will cover the ins-and-outs of this procedure, ideal candidates, cost, frequently asked questions, best mole removal surgeons in South Florida and so much more!
What is a mole?
Moles usually appear as a skin growth in a dark brown or black color; they may also appear in groups such as freckles or by themselves. Most moles appear during younger age but it is normal for them to appear in adulthood too. As years pass, moles may change in density, color, or size leading to a protruding appearance on the skin. Hairs may even develop on skin moles.
Moles can develop in any place on the skin. A mole can be the result of any sun exposure, age, or genetic factors. Moles can leave a protruding appearance on the face arms or legs, often making individuals uncomfortable. Moles tend to show and develop in areas such as the back, neck, face, but can truly develop anywhere on the body.
The most common body areas where moles may develop which oftentimes cause individuals embarrassment is in the face.
Different types of skin moles
Moles: Skin growth specific to the dark brown or black color characteristics. Also, unlike freckles, moles have a bumpy appearance and can be felt on the skin. Most moles appear during younger age but it is normal for them to appear in adulthood too.
Skin Tags: Tags appear as flap, essentially a benign overgrowth of tissue. They hang of the patient’s skin by a stem that holds it to the skin. These growths are not dangerous but can be aesthetically unappealing; therefore, many people opt for skin tag removal. They are usually found on the groin, neck, armpit, face, and back of individuals who suffer from skin tags. The usually do not cause any pain unless they are tugged on jewelry or clothing.
Freckles These skin lesions usually appear within groups and are flat to the touch. They oftentimes have a light brown appearance, lighter then skin moles. Freckles are a result of genetic factors and excessive sun exposure and are more prevalent on lighter skin tones.
Mole removal surgery preparation
The mole excision surgeon at Avana Plastic Surgery will provide a list of preoperative instructions, take a detailed medical history, perform a physical exam, biopsy (if necessary) and answer any questions you may have about the Surgical Mole Removal.
Mole removal options at Avana Plastic Surgery
SHAVE REMOVAL EXCISION
Shaving a facial mole infers that a surgical blade is used to curtail under those moles that are control to the surface of the skin. However, if only the surface of the mole is “shaved” off, there is always the possibility that the mole may grow once again. That is why it is of the utmost importance to review all your options with a mole removal doctor who has extensive training is shave mole removal
Before a punch mole excision, the skin is injected with local anesthetic to avoid any discomfort. Then, the doctor utilizes a medical removal tool (punch tool) placed over the mole that will be removed. The surgeon the applies pressure and removes the mole by way of a forceps (medical tweezer).
SURGICAL MOLE REMOVAL
An incision is made in the area surrounding mole trying to damage as little as possible healthy tissue surrounding it. The larger moles margins should be approximated before the surgery to avoid excessive skin tension.
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Find the right mole removal plastic surgeon
Avana Plastic Surgery always suggests that patients perform thorough research when deciding which mole removal surgeon to perform any treatment on their body. Remember that the results for cosmetic excision procedures are supposed to be permanent; therefore, you should be very comfortable with your doctor. We suggest looking into the doctor’s educational history, training, and previous work such as before and afters.
Risks associated with a mole removal procedure
It is fairly uncommon for patients to experience significant risks or complications from this procedure. The Surgical Mole Removal is typically performed without any major issues. But just like any other surgical procedures, there are some complications that patients should be aware of.
Some of the potential complications of Surgical Mole Removal include:
Allergic Reaction to anesthesia
Seroma or hematoma
Bleeding and infection
Change in skin sensation
Mole removal aftercare
There is little discomfort associated with mole removal on the skin and if necessary, take Tylenol, as it is very effective for any minor discomfort.
Patients can often return to work immediately after the removing mole treatment.
The sutures are typically removed in 5-7 days.
We may also use other techniques to minimize recurrence like shave removal of mole and skin tags and punch excision therapy.
MOLE REMOVAL COST
Cost is always a consideration in elective surgery. Prices mole skin treatment varies widely. The surgical mole removal Miami is a procedure that cost can vary from $500 to $1,000 are given depending on whether you want treatment of moles scars surgery. Avana offers a full financing on any treatment you may need.
Frequently Asked Questions of Mole Removal Miami
In most cases, only local anesthesia is required. Very extensive procedures can be performed with intravenous sedation in an outpatient mole surgery.
It normally takes less than an hour to complete the mole removal procedure performed in the office.
The degree of mole skin treatment determines the type of repair needed. Although sometimes moles completely removed, sometimes a flap around the overlying skin and helps in the closure is created. Each mole treatments are individualized depending on the patient and the location of the mole, and other factors. Specialized suturing techniques used to minimize scarring.
We use the most advanced and reliable to remove moles and produce minimal scarring techniques. Because mole treatments are often in sensitive areas such as the face, is important for the surgeon to maintain symmetry and restore the natural appearance of the skin. And as no two moles equal, each treatment for mole scars removal is unique and requires artistic skill of the surgeon.
Essentially, anyone who is healthy and has realistic expectations is a good candidate for the procedure for removing moles.