Laser Removal of Moles Gloversville NY

There are numerous methods to remove moles and among them is laser in Gloversville. Although laser has been tried for moles, it is not usually the method of choice for most deep moles because the laser light doesn't penetrate the skin deeply enough.

Local Companies

Garzon Maria MD
(212) 305-5293
16 E 60th St
New York, NY
Cohen David L MD Faad PC
(516) 887-4343
1800 Rockaway Ave
Hewlett, NY
Poh Maureen B MD
(212) 305-5293
161 Fort Washington Ave
New York, NY
Lamm Joel MD
(516) 933-1717
400 S Oyster Bay Rd Ste 100
Hicksville, NY
Lashinsky Alvin M MD
(516) 223-1223
1955 Merrick Rd
Merrick, NY
Ligresti Dominick MD
(718) 981-5040
31 Tioga St
Staten Island, NY
Dermatologic Center For Excellence
(716) 759-7759
9276 Main St
Clarence, NY
Shim Helen
(212) 861-9600
1040 Park Ave
New York, NY
The Ny Center For Hair Restoration Surgery
(212) 593-1818
260 E 66th St
New York, NY
Academic Dermatology
(718) 698-1616
1550 Richmond Ave
Staten Island, NY

There are numerous methods to remove moles and among them is laser.

Although laser has been tried for moles, it is not usually the method of choice for most deep moles because the laser light doesn't penetrate the skin deeply enough. The laser is only effective for the most superficial moles. There are powerful lasers which can cut and penetrate deep into the tissues, but these can cause a lot of pain and are not safe for use in an office.

Lasers generate a beam of light which produces heat energy. The heat energy breaks up the pigments in the mole into small particles which are later removed by the body.

Multiple laser treatments are required even for the very small mole. For the deeper moles, the heat required would cause pain and not be tolerated by the patient.

Because the laser does sting, topical anesthetic is applied or injected to decrease the sensation of pain.

The procedure usually takes anywhere from 5-10 minutes.

After laser therapy, the treated area is dark and may appear bruised. The mole will become dry and turn into a scab and eventually fall off.

The results of laser for mole treatment are not immediately apparent any may take several weeks.

After laser treatment, sun exposure to the treated area should be avoided to prevent skin discoloration.

Lasers are best suited for the flat and small moles.

Anyone with large and deeply penetrating moles which have been present for a long time, are not candidates for laser.

Even though lasers are safe they can cause

- pain

- bleeding

- bruising

- skin discoloration

- scarring

- infection

- failure to remove the mole

Laser is also an expensive mode of treatment. Each session of laser may cost anywhere from $200-400 and multiple sessions may be required.

Alternative methods of mole removal like surgery are preferred. The results are immediate and cost less.

Click here to read more from DermaNetwork.org

Related Articles
- Getting a Tattoo Removed Gloversville NY
A lot of people at some point or another in their lifetime consider getting a tattoo. For some, they act on their desire and later regret that they got the tattoo and seek alternatives for having the tattoo removed. The cost of tattoo removal can vary, depending on the type of procedure that you have performed.
- Getting Rid of Spider Veins Gloversville NY
- High Risk Moles Gloversville NY
- Removing Moles and Warts Gloversville NY
- How Laser Acne Removal Works Gloversville NY
- Freckle Removal Gloversville NY
- Acne Laser Removal Gloversville NY
- General Anti Aging Procedures Gloversville NY
- Freckle Removal Gloversville NY
- Age Spot Removal Gloversville NY