A skin tag may be small, but it can make a person pretty unhappy with their appearance. You can come to Glow Anti-Aging & Cosmetic Laser Center, LLC in Clarks Summit, serving Lackawanna County and surrounding communities in NEPA. We treat cherry angiomas, cholesterol bumps, calcium deposits, and other skin problems today. Skin tags can soon be a thing of the past.
A skin tag is a growth on the skin. Skin tags can be nearly any shape and color. Some common types of skin tags include dermatosa papulosa nigra, cherry angiomas, cholesterol bumps, and calcium deposits. Large fleshy skin tags are called acrochordons. Skin tags can appear nearly anywhere on the body, but they tend to appear on the neck, under the arms, in the folds of the groin, and underneath the breasts.
While skin tags are usually are benign growths that can be annoying, most people want to have them removed for cosmetic reasons.
Skin tags can be removed safely and effectively with the Super Frecator. This type of removal isn't painful, and it typically takes just a few minutes. Most people need just 1-2 treatment sessions for total removal of a skin tag.
The majority of people don't experience any significant scarring at all. If a person is prone to scarring, it's possible that they may have a scar after skin tag removal.
The individual skin tag won't grow back once it's removed, but it's common for skin tags to appear in clusters. So, people who are prone to skin tags may develop new skin tags in the same general area.
After skin tag removal, the skin naturally heals over a period of around 3-5 days. It's okay to wash the treatment area, but it should be gently patted dry right away. A scab may develop after a few days, and this is completely normal. Individuals should allow the scab to fall off rather than picking at it. Clients should always protect the treatment site from the sun, especially while it's still healing. If the skin tag was removed from the face, concealer can be used around the treatment site, but not directly on it.