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Mole Removal

Dark or pigmented growths on the skin are referred to commonly as moles. The majority of moles are benign and harmless, if somewhat unsightly. Some skin moles, however, are a sign of major illness and possibly even cancer. Regardless of the severity of the mole, mole removal is a viable option.

If you are interested in in mole removal, call (408) 946-9453 or contact us online.

Do I need a Mole Removal Procedure?

It is very normal to develop one or several moles throughout your lifetime. Moles can occur anywhere on the surface of the skin, and can be flat or raised. It is not uncommon for skin moles to change shape, size and appearance over a lifetime. In cases where a mole is determined to be cancerous or pre-cancerous (which can be determined with a mole biopsy), mole removal surgery is almost always recommend. More often, however, moles are a cosmetic issue.

Many people with prominent moles, particularly in the facial area, feel that the growth takes away from their overall appearance. Mole removal surgery can help rejuvenate your look and eliminate an unsightly growth altogether.

The only way to determine if you are a candidate for mole removal surgery is to schedule a consultation with an experienced medical professional. Despite what you may have heard about natural mole removal or mole removal at home, these methods are unsafe and not recommended for use.

Mole Removal Surgery

Mole removal surgery is a short, efficient procedure. The amount of surgery required and the cost of mole removal are dependent on the amount of moles being removed and the individual nature of your skin. During the procedure:

Mole removal is most often performed as an outpatient procedure, and features little-to-no recovery time. Because of today's advanced surgical techniques, the amount of scarring from mole removal surgery is minimal and in many cases, not noticeable at all.

Schedule a Consultation Today!

If you've dealt with an unsightly mole your entire life, it's never too late to have it removed. Mole removal surgery can provide the clean, clear skin you have always wanted, all without high amounts of pain or scarring. Don't rely on odd home remedies, get professional mole removal: call (408) 946-9453 or contact us online.

Author
Gul A. Zikria, MD, FACOG As an expert in preventive care, innovative treatment solutions, and laparoscopic surgery, board-certified OB/GYN Gul A. Zikria, MD, FACOG, is a trusted practitioner who’s been in private practice since 1985. Dr. Zikria earned his doctor of medicine from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark. He went on to complete a competitive surgical residency program at Georgetown University in Washington. Dr. Zikria then went through a comprehensive obstetrics and gynecology residency program through the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center at the Magee-Women’s Hospital. He welcomes new and existing patients to his practice in Milpitas, California.

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