About Lesion Removal
There are various types of lesions, including warts, skin tags, keratosis, and moles. Skin lesions can be raised and create a bump or can lie beneath the skin's surface and cause a dark spot. While skin lesions are typically harmless and can be left alone, patients often choose to have them removed for cosmetic reasons or to avoid potential health risks, such as skin irritation or cancer. At Legacy Dermatology in Frisco, TX, dermatologist Jennifer Dharamsi, M.D. and her team of providers offer lesion removal to adults, teens, and children. A variety of techniques can be used for lesion removal, including laser, excision, and shaving. During your consultation, Dr. Dharamsi will examine the condition of your skin to decide which technique best fits your situation.
Lesion removal is ideal for patients of all ages who have one or more moles, warts, skin tags, or keratoses. It can be performed for cosmetic or medical reasons. The best candidates typically meet the following criteria:
- Are suffering from chronic skin irritation
- Desire the removal of one or more skin lesion
- Are embarrassed by their lesions
- Are concerned that their lesions could pose health risks
- Have a skin lesion in a prominent area on the body, such as the chin, cheeks, hands, or nose
"So incredibly impressed with Legacy Dermatopathology. I have severe rosacea and am finally getting treatment for it. I can already see amazing results after only 1 treatment!"- C.N. / Google / Mar 04, 2019
"Awesome team...always a pleasure to see them while dealing with my medical issues."- G.B. / Google / Apr 19, 2019
"Dr Dharamsi and her medical assistant Pebbles seriously ROCK! My entire experience was pleasant, professional, and very helpful. Prior to my visit to Legacy Dermatology, I had been to half a dozen dermatologists. Dr Dharamsi is the first physician I've met who understands how to help me, and genuinely cares about what is best for me! Best of all, Dr Dharamsi has a wonderful bedside manner and is an active listener. It's rare to find a physician that is both highly intelligent and genuinely caring. I feel blessed to now be her patient."- J.B. / Google / Apr 17, 2019
"I see Carrie Davis for facial and laser treatments. She is very experienced and knowledgeable. Carrie is so caring and always follows up to check on me and answer any questions I may have after a procedure. The staff are very friendly and efficient as well. I highly recommend Carrie and Legacy Dermatology for any dermatology needs you may have!"- T.P. / Google / Apr 17, 2019
"I was extremely happy with my first visit to Legacy Dermatology for a mole check. Patrice Simon is wonderful - so very nice and she clearly takes great pride in her work and is very thorough, taking time to explain everything she noted. I highly recommend her."- J.S. / Google / Apr 16, 2019
Lesion removal is a simple procedure performed with a local anesthetic in our minor procedure room. The method used will be dependent on the location, depth, and size of the lesion. Some lesions can be easily removed with a simple shaving technique or laser treatment, but others may require excision. The method that is most ideal for your skin condition will be discussed during your initial consult. Regardless of the approach, Dr. Dharamsi will do her best to leave minimal scarring.
What to Expect
After your lesion removal, the treatment area may feel sensitive and uncomfortable. These symptoms usually begin to fade within a few days. Over-the-counter pain medication may be used to minimize discomfort. If your procedure required stitches, you should avoid washing or rubbing the area and follow all post-treatment instructions provided by Dr. Dharamsi. In most situations, the skin will scab over and heal within 2 – 3 weeks with proper aftercare and application of topical medication.
Remove Skin Lesions
Lesions of the skin can cause insecurities and irritation. Legacy Dermatology in Frisco, TX can help restore your appearance with a fast and simple skin lesion removal. Call our office now to schedule a consult with Dr. Dharamsi for more information about lesion removal. At your consultation, Dr. Dharamsi will discuss all your options and determine if you are an ideal candidate for this process.