Skin Lesion Removal
Skin Lesion Removal at Maryland Oral Surgery Associates
Are you wondering what skin lesion removal is and how it can benefit you? At Maryland Oral Surgery Associates, we understand that skin lesions can be a cause of concern, both for cosmetic and medical reasons. Our experienced team, led by Dr. Bradley Frey and Dr. Scott S. Kim, is here to provide you with expert skin lesion removal services in Laurel, MD, and the surrounding areas of Savage, MD, North Laurel, MD, Jessup, MD, Burtonsville, MD, and Beltsville, MD. Let's explore the world of skin lesion removal, its benefits, and what you can expect from this procedure.
What is Skin Lesion Removal?
Skin lesion removal is a medical procedure designed to remove various types of skin abnormalities, such as moles, cysts, skin tags, and other growths. These lesions can be bothersome, unsightly, or even pose health risks. By removing them, you can achieve smoother, clearer skin and peace of mind knowing that potential health concerns have been addressed.
What Are the Different Types of Skin Lesions That Can Be Removed?
Skin lesions come in various forms, and our team is equipped to remove a wide range of them, including:
- Skin tags
- Lipomas (benign fatty growths)
What Should I Expect During a Skin Lesion Removal Procedure?
Before the procedure, our experienced surgeons will assess your skin lesion and discuss the most suitable removal method. Local anesthesia is typically used to ensure your comfort during the procedure. The removal process itself may involve excision, cryotherapy (freezing), or laser therapy, depending on the lesion type.
Are There Any Over-the-Counter Treatments for Skin Lesion Removal?
While there are over-the-counter treatments available, they are not recommended for all types of skin lesions. Some may be ineffective, and attempting to remove a lesion at home can lead to infection or scarring. It's crucial to consult with our skilled surgeons for a proper assessment and safe removal.
What Are the Potential Complications of Skin Lesion Removal?
Skin lesion removal is generally a safe procedure, but like any medical intervention, it carries some risks. Potential complications include infection, scarring, bleeding, and, in rare cases, changes in skin pigmentation. Rest assured that our experienced team prioritizes safety and takes measures to minimize these risks.
At Maryland Oral Surgery Associates, we understand the importance of achieving clear, healthy skin. Whether you have a bothersome mole, an irritating skin tag, or any other skin lesion, our skilled surgeons are here to provide expert removal services tailored to your needs. Contact us at 301-241-7302 to schedule a consultation and take the first step toward smoother, healthier skin. Your well-being and confidence are our top priorities.