Cryotherapy is the use of liquid nitrogen to freeze the skin tags. The application of liquid nitrogen on the skin tags needs to be precise to avoid damaging nearby skin tissues or leaving unwanted scars. Luckily, our dermatologists are well trained and experienced when it comes to this procedure.
Contact us for more information about skin tag removal in Toronto using cryotherapy.
Electrocautery, or thermal cautery, is the utilization of direct or pulsed electric current to heat a resistant metallic wire electrode. The heated electrode is then placed on the skin tag to bring about tissue destruction.
At Lumiskins, this method is the most utilized to remove skin tags.
Skin Tag Removal
Frequently Asked Questions
The skin tag removal procedures mentioned above, i.e., cryotherapy and electrocautery, lead to the destruction and elimination of the skin tag tissue. If the procedures are done by a professional, minimal to no scarring occur.
Book an appointment with us, get examined, and the suitable procedure as per your skin tags will be explained in detail.
The noninvasive procedures that we utilize at Lumiskins ensure total destruction of the skin tag tissue (Blood vessels and Collagen). Therefore, the skin tags removed have a minimal to zero chance of recurring. However, skin tags associated with underlying conditions such as genetic mutations, obesity, and insulin resistance can recur at different sites (Rarely at the same sight).
The time taken during skin tag removal depends on the type of procedure, the number of skin tags, and the size of the skin tags. Also, depending on the size of skin tags, one may require more than one visit to our clinic.
Book an appointment to learn how long your skin tag procedure will take.
A local anesthetic is normally applied during skin tag removal. A skin tag procedure such as electrocautery involves burning of the skin tag tissue, which is painful if done without numbing the target area first.
At Lumiskins, our clients’ happiness and comfort come first. Book an appointment and get a painless, noninvasive skin tag removal.
The skin tag removal procedures utilized at Lumiskins are noninvasive. This means that you can get back to work the day after the procedure.
However, in cases where the skin tags are in sensitive areas, you can take more time to recover. On average, full recovery takes up to ten days.
Because our procedures are non-surgical, you can get back to your regular exercise the day after undergoing the skin tag removal procedure. However, if the skin tag removed was in a sensitive area that can affect your performance, you should wait for a full recovery.