What is a mole?
Moles are blemishes of various sizes and colours that are often commonly seen on the body or face. They can be flat or raised, and can be a variety of shapes. Although most moles are harmless, it is important to ensure a doctor examines any mole that changes shape, colour or starts to irritate. Moles are very common, with 1 in every 100 babies being born with one, according to the American Academy of Dermatology, but for some people they can have a huge effect on self- confidence, especially if the mole is on the face or other parts of the body where people can see them?
Are moles dangerous?
A dermatologist should always be asked to assess a mole to advise on whether it is an indication of something serious.
What is mole removal treatment ?
This is a treatment to remove the mole. This may be because it has shown changes in shape or colour, or is unsightly, painful or restricting your movement. Removing a mole with Xpressions is usually a quick and straight forward procedure .
What does mole removal procedure involve?
The procedure is usually carried out under a local anaesthetic, which means that the affected skin area will be completely numb. In some cases, a local anaesthetic is not needed. This will depend on the type of treatment you are having and the size, location and number of moles that need removing. The exact technique used for removing the mole depends on factors such as what condition it is, its size and location. Some moles may be shaved down to the level of the surrounding skin. Alternatively some may be frozen off with cold liquid nitrogen gas or destroyed with a precision high-energy laser. The treatment will usually leave a scar. How big and noticeable this will be depends on the exact procedure . It’s quite normal for a scab to develop and this will generally heal within a week or two. Any inflammation will usually disappear within a few weeks. Most scars fade significantly within a few months.
Are there risks with mole removal procedure ?
Thousands of mole removal treatments are successfully done every year with no major problems or complications. Your therapist will explain the risks associated with each method and advise you on which treatment option is most suitable for you.
How much does mole removal cost?
Price starts from £35
If you want more information regarding Mole Removal simply call your preferred Xpressions clinic to speak to a cosmetic treatment adviser, send us an online enquiry or request a call back and we will be in touch.