As unattractive as they may appear, most moles are not life-threatening. Basically, they are dark patches that are found on your skin. Moles come in a ton of different varieties and a ton of different shapes. And they can be found on just about every part of your body. Moles are not picky about where they show up. Some moles will appear by themselves, and other moles will bring a few friends with them and appear in clusters. If you are sick and tired of your mole(s), it may be time to consider mole removal.
Some people have moles that appear slowly over time, and others have moles that they have had since they were born. Depending on where the mole is on your body, it might be completely unnoticed. There are even certain moles that are considered to be beauty marks. However, in the vast majority of cases, moles are unwanted.
If you have moles that are bothering you, it is likely that you are interested in getting them removed. Regardless of the methods that are used, you will notice an improvement in your appearance. Depending on the mole, you may reduce certain health risks as well.
A few years ago, people were not so concerned about removing their moles. They might not have liked them, but they didn’t see the benefit of going through the trouble of the procedure. Now, cosmetic medicine has changed so drastically that more people would think it’s worse to keep the mole than to remove it.
One of the benefits of having your mole removed is that it allows you to go about your daily activities without frustration. For example, if you have a mole on your face or a mole on your leg, that protruding mole might make it difficult for you when you shave. Or if you have a mole on an area where you wear clothing or wear jewelry, removing the mole can reduce the skin irritation you may feel when the mole rubs up against your jewelry or your clothing. If you have a mole on your face, it is likely that it is a source of self-consciousness. If you remove the mole, you might have clear skin and you may notice that your self-esteem improves.
To be a good candidate for mole removal, you should be physically and emotionally healthy. A cosmetic procedure like mole removal is designed to improve a particular aspect of your appearance. It is not designed to make you look perfect. To that end, you need to have realistic goals and expectations about mole removal.
Located in Worcester, MA and Chelmsford, MA, Worcester Dermatology Associates and Chelmsford Dermatology Associates can help you with mole removal. Contact us today to schedule a consultation to learn about your options!