Benign Moles Removal Abingdon
Most moles are considered benign, meaning they are harmless. Typically, they are tan, brown, or pink along with distinct border.
Moles are types of lesions or skin growth and is usually referred to as a nevus, a general medical term for a chronic, circumscribed, and visible lesion found on the skin.
Some moles may develop from cells known as melanocytes, which is responsible for making the pigment that gives the skin a natural color. These moles may also develop from other cells like nevus cells. Click here to find out more about us!
What Are the Different Types of Benign Moles
There are three common types of benign moles that people may encounter:
People who want their moles to be removed consult a licensed derma specialist. This is to ensure that the procedure performed is safe and offers the best results.
What Is Cryopen Cryosurgical Treatment Abingdon?
With Cryopen Cryosurgical Treatment, benign moles will be removed in a matter of seconds. It uses a linear compression cooling technology, making it the most advanced technology in cryosurgery. In removing benign moles, there is no dangerous cryogenic liquids and gases involved.
The cryopen technology that we offer is known for its numerous benefits. As we apply the ultracold jet of high-pressure nitrous oxide directly to the benign moles, the removal will be effective and fast.
The penetration of cold temperature into the targeted cells is approximately 1mm per 5 seconds of the treatment. This means that if a benign mole has a size of 2mm, it will take 10 seconds for the nitrous oxide to treat. Thus, there is no collateral damage to the surrounding healthy issue due to its accuracy.
The treatment is proven effective and safe, which only takes a few seconds to complete the procedure. After the treatment, some may feel a little residual stinging that will last for a few minutes and occasionally experience a formation of blister for a few hours. However, patients can expect for successful and fast result.
What Causes Benign Moles?
People who have darker complexions are more likely to develop moles after their exposure to the sun. This is due to more melanocytes their complexion have.
Moles can develop anywhere on the body and can be present at birth or develop throughout a person’s lifetime. Factors like hormonal changes and exposure to the sunlight can cause the moles to develop or darken.
How to Get Rid of Benign Moles:
Although benign mole does not pose any health risk, people prefer to remove them. They can see a derma specialist to help them safely remove the moles. People can take advantage of our cryopen treatment. Although there might be a blister form after being frozen off, this will quickly heal on its own.
Melanomas may develop on any surface of the skin, which includes the site occupied by the benign moles. So, it is necessary to consult a specialist if the mole undergoes some changes that may indicate signs of becoming cancerous.
A benign mole will not grow back after removal when if proper care is observed in removing the subcutaneous cells during the procedure.
It is possible that benign color may change its color when exposed to the sunlight. However, change in color may indicate a presence of melanoma, so it is recommended to consult a derma consultant.