Skin Growth Removal
As we age, our skin naturally changes. Skin growths are sometimes a part of the natural changes that our skin goes through. If you have a skin growth, it is always important to make sure it isn’t cancerous. However, whether benign or cancerous, skin growth removal surgery may be an option for you. If your mole, cyst, or growth is getting in the way of you loving the skin you’re in, then it’s time to take back your confidence.
Skin growths naturally appear on our skin, and most people will develop many of these throughout the course of their life. For some people, these growths can be in unsightly or in uncomfortable places. You don’t have to settle for a growth that makes you uncomfortable.
Dr. Lawrence Green and Dr. Walia at Aesthetic & Dermatology Center specialize in advanced skin surgical techniques and are currently board members of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. Both dermatologists are considered surgical experts of skin cancer removal. At Aesthetic & Dermatology Center, you can be confident you’re getting the best care possible.
If you experience any abnormal changes to your skin, you should always seek medical attention. Although most skin changes and growths are benign, it is essential to tend to any cancerous legions or growths early.
Common Types of Skin Growths
- Skin cancer
- Benign (Seborrheic) Keratosis
Removing Skin Growths
The purpose of skin growth removal surgery, whether for benign growths or skin cancer, is to remove the growth with as little disturbance to the surrounding skin as possible and leave as small a mark or scar as possible
As an out-patient, minimally invasive procedure, your skin growth removal surgery will happen in our office. Our dermatologists remove the growth while achieving exceptional cosmetic results for each patient.
Getting a yearly skin cancer screening is the best way to ensure that skin cancer is caught early, and early treatment is the best way to ensure success in treating skin cancer. At Aesthetic & Dermatology Center, our dermatologists perform both skin cancer screening and skin cancer removal surgery.
If one of our dermatologists suspect that you do have skin cancer, they will likely biopsy the suspicious area. If skin cancer is found, the dermatologist will excise around the cancerous tissue to completely remove it and expertly suture it back together to leave as small a scar as possible.
Since our dermatologists are surgical experts in skin cancer removal surgery, they can expertly diagnose and remove your skin cancer in the office at the Aesthetic & Dermatology Center.
Almost everyone has moles. Generally, moles should not cause any concern. However, if you see any new appearing moles or any existing moles that start changing shape, size, or color, it is important to have your mole checked by a board-certified dermatologist. Suspicious moles should be biopsied or removed, and some people also choose to remove unsightly or bothersome moles.
Benign epidermoid (skin) cysts or fatty growths called lipomas can form under the skin. Oftentimes, epidermoid cysts or lipomas look like pimples or little balls that you can move around, but they don’t go away. If you have a cyst or lipoma that you are concerned about, call (301) 610-0663 to book a consultation at the Aesthetic & Dermatology Center.
At our office skin cyst and lipoma removal is an outpatient procedure that will give you your confidence back.
Why Remove a Skin Growth?
While not all skin growths are cancerous, they can have potential to become bothersome or cancerous in the future. If you are simply unhappy with the appearance of your skin growth, then removal is a viable option. You don’t have to live with a skin growth if you don’t want to or if it’s impacting your quality of life.
At Aesthetic & Dermatology Center, we are devoted to providing you exceptional, high-quality care that helps you reach your health, skincare, and cosmetic goals.