Skin lesions such as warts, skin tags, and moles are usually benign and nothing to worry about from a health standpoint. But, that doesn’t mean they’re not pretty. And, depending on where they develop, skin imperfections like these can detract from your appearance and wreak havoc on your self-esteem.
Skin lesions are common and often show up starting in middle age. Many people learn to live with these unsightly marks. But, if you’d prefer to eliminate these unattractive skin blemishes, you can do so with the help of radiofrequency technology at Love Your Body Medical Spa in Las Vegas.
These abnormal skin growths form in different places for different reasons. In most cases, they can’t be prevented. Skin tags and warts are primarily cosmetic concerns. Moles are usually cosmetic concerns as well, but they could also be cancerous. If you notice changes in the color, shape, and texture of an existing mole, you should have it checked out by a dermatologist.
Skin tags usually form in areas that have skin folds such as your neck, your armpit, eyelids, and groin. They are small, flesh-colored growths. Most people develop at least a skin tag or two in their lifetime.
Warts are also small flesh-colored growths caused by the HPV virus. Warts often form on your hands, face, feet, or genitals (called genital warts). These unsightly growths are usually painless, although they may itch or cause discomfort, especially if they form on the bottom of your feet.
Many people are born with moles and develop more over time. Moles are flat or raised brown or black growths on your skin. They can appear anywhere on your body and sometimes form in groups. Moles form when skin cells that give your skin pigment form in a cluster instead of spreading out.
As an alternative to more traditional forms of skin lesion removal such as cutting, freezing, or burning them away, radiofrequency technology can remove warts, skin tags, and moles in a non-invasive way.
With radiofrequency technology, non-invasive energy helps break up lesions by penetrating the skin with gentle radio waves. This method means less risk of bleeding and infection and quicker healing time than other methods.
Depending on the place and type of skin lesion, Dr. Divina Averilla chooses the appropriate device to deliver radio waves to your skin blemish. For example, she may use a fine needle electrode, wire loop electrodes, or a variety of other options.
Although the treatment is gentle and painless, you may experience minor swelling, bruising, and tenderness for a couple of days after your procedure.
After about three to five days, your skin will heal, and your lesion will be gone. You’ll have smoother, younger-looking skin, and a refreshed sense of self-confidence.
If you’d like to be rid of your skin tags, moles, or warts, call Love Your Body Medical Spa today. You can also make an appointment online through this website.