Skin tags are noncancerous growths on the skin that are painless. Skin tags are more likely to occur with patients with obesity, high blood pressure or hypertension, high cholesteral level. Most skin tags are harmless and are usually removed for cosmetic reasons.
Skin tags are flesh colored growths that can develop arround areas that have excessive friction. Both men and women are susceptible to developing these conditions. Hormones, weight gain, or friction areas are likely to casue the condition. Skin tags are likely to come off spontaneously, howere, if they persist, there are several treatment options to remove them.
After your initial evaluation, our dermatologistswil develop the appropriate treatment plan best suited for needs. Skin tags can be treated with liquid nitrogen, excision, cautery, or laser therapy. Skin tag treatment is generally a scarless procedure with only 5-7 day downtime.
Skin tag removal is not covered by insurance.