Moles, or nevi, are skin growths that come in all shapes and sizes. The majority of moles are benign and pose no health risk. Almost everyone has at least one mole and most people gain more throughout their lifetime. While moles have been termed “beauty marks” by some, not everyone finds beauty in their facial moles. At Be That Beautiful™ Plastic Surgery, we offer cosmetic mole removal at our state-of-the-art facility in Los Angeles, CA.
While there is concern about moles that may be pre-cancerous, most will never change in color or size. Facial moles can form early in childhood or appear at any point during adulthood. Some moles are small and flat with a brownish color – these are more likely to be called beauty marks. Others can be raised or have hair growing from them, varying in color and shape. When a mole is distracting and becomes a focal point of the face, removal may be preferred for a better facial appearance.
Cosmetic Nevi Removal
When removing a facial mole, it is important to not leave behind a noticeable scar. While any doctor can remove a mole by excision, they may not have the skills to minimize the scar left behind. Dr. Obaid Chaudhry is a fellowship trained plastic surgeon with years of experience performing cosmetic surgery. He can carefully remove facial nevi, or moles, while reducing the chance of a noticeable scar.
Most mole removal procedures can be performed quickly at our plastic surgery center in Beverly Hills. Dr. Chaudhry will use local anesthesia to numb the area and remove the mole during an office visit. Depending on the size and depth of the mole, stitches may be needed to close the wound. Dr. Chaudhry will recommend post-procedure care to minimize scarring as the surgical site heals.
If you are embarrassed of a facial mole, there is no reason to live with a distracting skin growth. Contact our team at Be That Beautiful™ Plastic Surgery to discuss cosmetic mole removal procedures. Call our Los Angeles clinic to schedule a mole removal consultation with Dr. Chaudhry today.