Skin tags (medically known as acrochordons) are an overgrowth of skin cells which hang off the skin’s surface. Skin tags are harmless and typically painless and are commonly found on areas of the body where friction occurs (most commonly the neck and armpit). A professional assessment of the skin tag(s) will determine treatment method. Under the exceptional care of the our team, our patients are treated to all the latest techniques and applications in skin tag removal. Schedule a consultation with Dr. Takhar to learn more about your skin tag treatment options.
The removal of undesirable skin tags is a quick and relatively painless procedure. During a consultation with us, a general skin assessment will be made to ensure treatment suitability. A topical anesthetic may be applied prior to treatment to alleviate discomfort. Our highly trained professionals take every safeguard to ensure our patients are fully informed and prepared for both pre and post-treatment care.
Some redness, swelling and mild discomfort may be experienced, but a return regular activities can be expected immediately following treatment. Healing will vary depending on the treatment area and method.
Skin tags can be treated by surgical excision, cryotherapy (freezing) or electrocautery (burning). Multiple skin tags can be treated during a single appointment.