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 Cutis Cosmetic team, our patients are treated to all the latest techniques and applications in skin tag removal. Schedule a consultation, with Dermatologist Dr. Karen Edstrom or Dr. Ron Lemckert, Facial Cosmetic Surgeon to learn more about your skin tag treatment options.
The removal of undesirable skin tags is a quick and relatively painless procedure. As a cosmetic surgery centre, Cutis is equipped in providing the highest level of care and safety to our patients. During a consultation with either Cutis Dermatologist Dr. Karen Edstrom , or Cosmetic Facial Surgeon, Dr. Ron Lemckert 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.
How It Works
Skin tags can be treated by surgical excision, cryotherapy (freezing) or electrocautery (burning). Multiple skin tags can be treated during a single appointment.
- Number of Treatments varies
- Treatment Time 10-30 minutes
- Average Treatment Frequency varies
- Average Recovery Time n/a
DISCLAIMER: Individual outcomes, results and number of treatments recommended may vary based on individual patient needs, medical history, and circumstances. Cutis Cosmetic & Laser Centre cannot guarantee exact or permanent results or cures.