Skin Tag Removal

About Skin Tags

Skin tags are common skin problem and in medical terms they are called skin papilloma or acrochordons. They commonly occur wherever there are skin folds or creases such as eyelids, neck, armpits, under the breasts, groins and so on. These skin tags appear as fleshy, skin coloured growths hanging out of the skin. These are generally harmless skin blemishes and have no risks of cancers from them.

Please don’t be tempted to remove a skin tag by yourself without consulting your own doctor for number of reasons. If you suffer from skin tags which is causing concerns then do consider seeing either your own GP or come to us at Renew Skin and Health Clinic in Leamington Spa for a professional removal of these unwanted skin blemishes.

Frequently Asked Questions

These skin tags are actually harmless little flaps of excess flesh, very common, benign skin growths that affect about 25% of the world population, people with diabetes, pregnant women and overweight people being more prone to skin tags.

The skin tags can catch against the jewelleries or tight fitting clothes causing pain or discomfort. These are more common in ladies than in men and these sometime are associated with pregnancies due to hormonal imbalance, obesity and diabetes.

Skin tags have various other names, among which the most often used is acrochordons, then cutaneous tags, papilloma colli, soft fibroma and Templeton skin tags. They are represented by small pieces of soft, smooth or mossy skin that looks like it is hanging. Also known as oddities of the aging human body, anyone can develop only one or multiple skin tags, including children.

These imperfections can be skin-coloured or a little darker and their shape can vary. They can vary in size from few mm to up to 20 mm. 

Occasionally Skin tags may occur on the cheeks of the face and around the eyes including eyelids. Eyelid skin tags are only dealt at handful centres in UK including our clinic in Leamington Spa.

Even though skin tags are harmless, people tend to worry because of their unaesthetic appearance. But they are not dangerous in any way, however, they must not be confounded with warts or moles.

The DEKA CO2 laser skin tags removal private treatment the doctor specialist uses the revolutionary medical equipment, working precisely on the affected areas on the skin.

By emitting laser beams to destroy the imperfections without harming the surrounding skin tissue, the DEKA CO2 laser is thus an efficient way to treat skin tags.

This painless, safe and minimally invasive procedure is ideal for patients who decide to take action in what concerns their skin imperfections.

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