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Birthmarks & Skin Growths San Antonio, TX

 

Removal of Birthmarks and Benign Skin Growths

Our skin surgeons remove birthmarks and perform skin growth removal surgeries.

About Birthmarks

Birthmarks are a concern for many people. Although they are considered benign, they can be unsightly, and unwanted for a variety of reasons. Surgical birthmark and benign skin growth removal is often a simple procedure that provides permanent results.

Common Types of Benign Skin Growths:

  • Moles
  • Lipomas
  • Skin Tags
  • Dermatofibromas
  • Keloids
  • Seborrheic Keratoses
  • Keratoacanthomas

Removing Skin Growths

Birthmarks and other types of benign skin growths can be surgically removed by an experienced dermatologist. Removal of birthmarks and benign growths is often desired by patients for aesthetic reasons. Growths can also be bothersome or irritating, and surgical removal may be the best option for relief. Removing a benign skin growth surgically is usually a simple outpatient procedure.

If you have a birthmark or a benign skin growth that you want removed, we offer a complete range of treatment options for patients of all ages, including newborns. A pediatric anesthesiologist can also provide general anesthesia if needed for infants.

Additional information about birthmarks and skin growths is available in our patient library.

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