Skin tags are bits of benign skin growth that hang from the surrounding skin. Skin tags are usually irregular in shape, can be wrinkled or unwrinkled, appear anywhere on the body and slightly brown or flesh coloured.
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What are warts and skin tags? What causes warts and skin tags?
Patients suffering from skin tags will start their skin care journey with a complete consultation which will explain warts and skin tags, diagnose the wart or skin tag, explain what they are and how to treat them. Warts and skin tags are characterized by pigmented or non pigmented raised lesions or small raised fleshy areas. They are imperfections in the skin, either raised or flat. The cause of these is unknown however, they are treatable. SpaMedica Dermatologists will treat your warts and skin tags with a variety of treatments and lasers to reduce their appearance.
Can I treat my wart and skin tags and if so, what treatment options do I have?
Patients with warts and skin tags can be treated with a variety of options at SpaMedica. Our dermatologist will treat the wart and skin tags with specific lasers or topical treatments depending upon the type of skin condition you have. The Vbeam, Accolade, Affinity, Cynergy, Quantum and Elite technologies all produce a variety of wave lengths that can safely and effectively reduce skin tags and other skin conditions. SpaMedica dermatologists may treat the wart or skin tag by using liquid nitrogen or a hyfrecator, which is a low power, high frequency AC electrical current that is used for in-office procedures. Three or more treatments may be required to produce satisfactory results. Your dermatologist will create a customized treatment program for improving your skin and eliminating skin imperfections.
Patients can help keep their condition under control with regular SpaMedica maintenance programs with your SpaMedica dermatologist. Treatment programs may require monthly or quarterly visits. SpaMedica sunscreen will be recommended to protect the treated area and to reduce the likelihood of photo damage occurring on sensitive skin.
SpaMedica has been warts and skin tags in Toronto since 1997. SpaMedica is Canada’s oldest, most recognized and reputable Laser Skin Care and Cosmetic Dermatology center. Patients also have the advantage of seeing one of SpaMedica’s experienced cosmetic Dermatologists for some difficult to treat skin conditions.