Moles, while not always unpleasant or unhealthy, can be a burden for those that have them.
Certainly not all moles require removal, however, moles can be cancerous, unsightly and uncomfortable.
If you are concerned or bothered by a mole that you have, stop by the Biotech Wellness Center to get it checked out and, if necessary, removed seamlessly.
Should I Remove My Mole(s)?
While most moles are benign and do not need to be removed, there are good reasons to consider removing your moles.
- Cancer – Certain moles can be cancerous and need to be removed and tested by a doctor. Make sure that your moles are inspected by your physician during your regular checkups, or you can stop in our office for a professional opinion of what to do with your moles.
- Discomfort – Larger moles can cause discomfort. If a mole is in a certain area of the body that receives a lot of friction, it can be uncomfortable, if not painful. Being snagged on clothing, jewelry or bumped against can agitate moles and cause major discomfort.
- Aesthetic reasons – Moles that are larger, discolored or that are on a prominent part of the body may be removed in order to improve the patient’s self-confidence. If you fall into this category, you will want to discuss the pros and cons, if any, of the procedure to ensure that you are making the best decision for your overall health and wellbeing.
Options for Removing Moles in Aventura FL
There are a few procedures available to remove a mole, depending on its size and location on the body. All methods are successful in removing moles. Some moles may require multiple treatments.
Laser mole removal – Lasers are a great way to alter discolorations. This is why laser mole removal is a perfect option for moles that are flat and brown, blue or black in color.
Surgical Mole Removal – Recommended for moles of large sizes and provides permanent mole removal.
Freezing moles – Liquid nitrogen has been effective to effectively freeze off moles. The liquid nitrogen works to kill off the skin cells that are pigmented and raised.
Why it’s important to get your moles removed professionally
There are a number of different at home remedies for moles. This is cheap and convenient for patients; however, moles have the potential to be cancerous, often linked with the most severe case of skin cancer – Melanoma.
By removing a mole at home, you don’t allow a doctor to inspect the mole, remove it completely and safely and perform the necessary tests to ensure that you don’t have cancer.
You are also at risk of removing the mole poorly, which can lead to excess bleeding, permanent scarring or worse complications.
It is best to leave mole removal to the experts. If you wish to have your mole inspected or removed, call us to schedule a free consultation now.