Birthmarks and moles are small usually dark-coloured marks on the skin. They can be located virtually anywhere from the face to the feet, and anywhere in between. These types of skin marks are typically small in size, however may present cosmetic or health concerns.
While a majority of moles and birthmarks harmless, moles that are changing, getting bigger or darker, may be dangerous and should still be assessed by a professional such as Sydney Plastic Surgeon Dr Merten.
At this point you might be asking, “What do I need to see a professional for?”
There are a few reasons why getting assessed by a professional is imperative with skin marks:
If you are considering having removal of your mole, there are a few things you should know about the procedure. These procedures are usually quick and easy and are removed in our Pure Aesthetics medical office as this is minor surgery and the risks associated are very low. After the skin lesion is removed you will have a small scar, though this scar is less noticeable than the original skin lesion.
If you want to discuss removal of moles, birthmarks or any other cosmetic and plastic surgery procedure, please call us at Pure Aesthetics on 9252 9262, or email us for an appointment