Benign Skin Lesions

Skin Lesions Removal | Moles Removal | San Francisco CABenign skin lesions are skin growths which, although sometimes irritating or unsightly, are not usually dangerous. Many benign lesions do not require treatment except for cosmetic reasons. Dr. Evans, as a Board Certified Dermatologist, will diagnosis your skin lesions and tell you whether they are potentially dangerous or not.

There are a great many varieties of benign skin lesions which can be cosmetically removed. Several examples are:

  • Freckles and age spots
  • Moles
  • Skin tags
  • Cherry angiomas
  • Seborrheic keratoses
  • Cysts
  • Lipomas

When a patient desires to have a benign skin lesion removed because it is unsightly or uncomfortable, there are several treatments available, including:

  • Cryosurgery, freezing with liquid nitrogen
  • Curettage, scraping of the skin's surface
  • Electrocautery, burning off with electric current
  • Laser ablation, vaporizing with laser energy
  • Surgical excision

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