Moles & Benign Skin Lesions
Benign skin lesions, such as moles, are a natural part of skin development and they appear early in life. Some of us come to embrace them, but for others, they are a source of embarrassment or discomfort.
The most common benign lesions are seborrheic and actinic keratoses, pyogenic granulomas, nevi (moles), and hemangiomas.
Ablative (vaporizing) and/or Vascular Lasers
Using ablative (vaporizing) and/or vascular lasers, we are able to treat all non-cancerous lesions usually with one treatment. A local anesthetic is all that is needed and the skin will heal within two weeks without scarring.
If you’ve been wanting a mole to disappear, give us a call at Dr Nightingale ermatology Aesthetic in Ellsworth, Maine and St. Albans, Vermont to see if laser mole removal is the right solution for your needs!
Number of Treatments: 1
Procedure Length: 15 to 30 Minutes
Down Time: None
Prices starting at $200.00
Laser Mole Removal Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What Happens During a Laser Mole Removal Treatment?
A: Most moles can be treated in a single appointment. First, a local anesthetic is applied to the treatment area for your comfort. Then, lasers are directed at the mole to remove it. The heat from the laser also stimulates collagen production so the skin will heal smoothly and evenly after the procedure.
Q: What Happens After the Laser Mole Removal Treatment?
A: During a laser mole removal appointment, our staff will offer guidance about aftercare and what to expect in the days following treatment. After the procedure, the skin will be somewhat red where the mole once was. Some ointment and light dressing will be applied to the area to protect it and promote healing.
Following the laser light mole removal procedure, some mild scabbing will form where the treatment took place, and this will fall off after a few days to expose healthy new skin.
During this part of the process, the area should be kept clean, moisturized, and protected from sun exposure. When the new skin is revealed, it might appear pink at first, but skin tone should even out over the following weeks: no mole or scarring, just fresh and beautiful skin.
Trust Dr. Nightingale with all of your cosmetic skin care needs!
Offering the most up-to-date treatments in aesthetic dermatology at competitive prices. Call us for a consultation and discover what we can do for you.
248 State Street, # 3A
Ellsworth, ME 04605
30 Congress Street, # 202
St. Albans, Vermont 05478