Mole and Skin Tag Removal in Portland Oregon
Mole and skin tag removal at our clinic in Portland requires a complimentary consultation with our Physician prior to your mole or skin tag removal treatment.
At Cascade, our mole and skin tag removal technology allows us to remove a variety of skin concerns with either radio frequency, shave excisions or laser treatments. This variety of treatment options gives us the flexibility to do what is best for your skin. Our goal is to bring your skin back to its normal tone as clinically possible.
Moles are a common skin concern that can be found anywhere on the skin and are typically brown in color. Moles on the skin come in various shapes and sizes. Moles can appear anywhere on the skin and can be found in clusters by themselves. They can be present at birth or develop over time. Many patients choose to have their moles or skin tags removed as a precautionary measure, or because they dislike the appearance.
These patients were good candidates for shave and scalpel removal but can now be treated with our new RF technology. As you can see for yourself, scars can heal well with good aftercare that will be provided to you post treatment.
Healing after 2 weeks. Mar, 2019
Healing after 3 weeks. Dec, 2018
We are often able to remove many non-cancerous moles, skin tags, and other skin concerns. Our customers are typically happy with the overall pricing and results.
Healing after 1 month. Dec, 2019.
“AMAZING WORK. I didn’t feel a thing and he was very friendly and professional. I felt well informed on the procedure and after care. I would highly recommend to anyone considering a mole removal. I’ve had one on my chin ever since I could remember, it made me so insecure but I assumed it would be a big deal to take off. I was literally in the chair 15 min and didn’t feel anything. I am SO HAPPY with my decision and coming to this office. I may update after the healing process. THANK YOU SO MUCH Dr Muncrief!!” Ky M. May, 2019
Healing after 4 weeks. Apr, 2019
“Dr. Muncrief is a rare and wonderful person. He was very reassuring, kind and knows his craft. I appreciate your exceptional customer service. I know I am not a high end client, but I was treated as one” 12.4.18
“ABSOLUTELY THE BEST. In November 2018, I had a mole removed from the side of my nose. Since the removal, no sign a mole was ever there ! The mole was partly on my nose..so the Doctor had to be very precise w his removal. Amazing job! Thank you so much! In January 2019, I had PRP done on my face. The Doctor and nurse both explained the procedure as they were moving along which made the experience relaxing and fun. As well as the soft music in the background, which created a wonderful ambience to feel relaxed in. My skin is feeling and looking much younger! Cascade Medical Spa is very client conscious with impeccably professional customer service.” Jennie D. 1.12.19
Scarless Mole Removal and What To Expect With Our RF Technology at Cascade?
How are moles and skin tags removed?
During your complimentary consultation, Dr. Muncrief will discuss your treatment options as well as any possible side effects.
There are several methods used for surgical mole and skin tag removal: radiofrequency technology, shave excision, punch biopsy, and excision surgery. All excision instruments used are surgical, sterile and numbing agents are often used to minimize any discomfort.
RF Technology – radiofrequency mole removal uses a device called an Ellman electrode loop to gently shave the mole away layer by layer from the skin surface. This type of technology is the best option for minimal scarring.
Shave Excision — if the mole is flat or has deeper roots in the skin, removal may leave an indentation. With this technique, the skin heals from the edges. This may take several weeks.
Full Excision — the mole and adjacent skin are removed along with a portion of the underlying subcutaneous skin tissue. The skin edges are then sutured to approximate the skin. This technique will leave a small surgical incision line.
Laser Treatments — often effective for flat moles that are not raised. Our laser is great for spots on skin and can also remove the coloration of some moles. We often recommend a free test spot to determine if you will receive good results prior to treating multiple areas.
Before the procedure, the area is cleaned and injected with a local anesthetic (often lidocaine) into the tissue surrounding the mole or skin tag. This numbs the area for about an hour so you don’t feel the mole or skin tag being excised. The procedure itself is quick and a topical hemostatic is used to stop bleeding. Average procedure time is about 15-20 minutes.
*At this time, we do not offer biopsy services. A biopsy would be warranted if a lesion was suspected to be pre-malignant or malignant (cancerous). Lesions we would suggest being sent for a biopsy include those that are rapidly growing, changing, bleeding with little to no irritation, recently developed, or appear on an individual with a personal or family history of cancer.
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