Moles and birthmarks are benign pigmented spots or patches of skin that range in color from tan, brown and black (moles) to red, pink, or purple (vascular lesions, such as strawberry hemangiomas or port wine stains). Moles exhibiting any of the following warning signs should be examined by a board-certified dermatologist immediately
Skin tags, or acrochordons, are very common small, soft skin growths that occur on the eyelids, neck, armpits, groin folds, and under breasts. They are harmless but annoying. Skin tags usually occur at middle age and can be associated with obesity.
A skin biopsy is a diagnostic test that involves removing a tissue sample and examining it under a microscope. This test is used to identify suspicious lesions and to differentiate normal cells from abnormal ones.
Cryotherapy refers to treatment of surface skin lesions with liquid nitrogen. Click the button below to learn more about the benefits of cryotherapy and Electrodessication
Ear Lobe Repair
The auricle (outside) of the ear is composed entirely of soft tissue. The more rigid areas consist of only skin covering cartilage with a minor amount of connective tissue between the two, while the ear lobe itself is just a fatty tissue deposit at the bottom of the auricle.
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