Dr Edwin uses the Lutronic eCO2 ablative laser for removal of Moles, Skin Tags, Warts and other types of skin bumps.
Its precise nature means that Laser Removal is able to safely and effectively remove Moles, Skin Tags, Warts and other skin bumps with minimal damage to surrounding skin tissue - shortening recovery time and minimising the risk of scarring.
Depending on size, the procedure takes between 10 to 15 minutes per mole / bump with immediate results. Healing may take between 1 to 3 weeks depending on the size of the mole / bump removed.
Should the mole or skin bump be too large or deep, Dr Edwin may choose to complete the procedure over 2 to 3 sessions to minimise the risk of complications such as scarring and infection.
In addition to Moles, Warts and Skin-Tags, the eCO2 laser is able to effectively remove other common types of skin bumps such as Angioma, Sebaceous Hyperplasia (Oil Cysts), Milia Seeds and Seborrheic Keratosis.
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Before starting the procedure, a strong numbing cream will be applied if there are multiple bumps to be removed.
For the removal of large moles / bumps which may be more invasive, Dr Edwin prefers to give an injection of local anesthesia.
After numbing cream / local anesthesia, the procedure is nearly painless!
During the procedure, the mole / bump is removed precisely in layers by the CO2 laser. Dr Edwin will strive to remove as much of the mole / bump during the procedure as possible whilst maintaining excellent cosmetic results.
Should the procedure be too invasive, Dr Edwin prefers to perform the removal over several sessions to minimise the risk of scarring.
Post-procedure, we recommend that patients apply an antibiotic cream, recovery cream and scar-gel for best results.
Dr Edwin will review patients 1 month after the procedure to assess the wound's recovery and to determine if a second session is needed.
Every clinic offers different laser removal options for different types of skin lumps and bumps. No one clinic is same as the other. If you want to make sure that laser removal treatments are performed safely and effectively, make sure that the clinic is experienced in offering such laser treatments. The clinic should also offer information on the various treatment options for removal of lumps and bumps before proceeding.