Mole Removal Glasgow

Our Glasgow clinic provides skin mole removal. The reason you might want your mole removed may be for cosmetic purposes, to prevent infection, or to simply prevent it from catching on your clothes. A consultation for mole removal at Ever Clinic is performed under dermoscopy, a technique that allows Dr Cormac to see your mole under great magnification. This makes it easier to diagnose your mole.

Moles are removed at Ever Clinic through a thorough consultation and an in-depth assessment that takes into account any existing moles. Additionally, we will take a detailed medical history to identify any risk factors, enabling us to provide you with the best possible care.

If you’re looking for mole removal in Glasgow and specialists you can rely on, contact us today.

Following your mole removal consultation you will be advised on the safest and most effective course of action. At Ever Clinic we can offer multiple methods of removal, including laser mole removal. Dr Cormac uses only most advanced and state of the art techniques which allow for minimal scarring and give optimal cosmetic results. There are a variety of ways to remove moles and Dr Cormac has experience and skill to offer you the best results.

Where a mole is diagnosed to be definitely benign then we use Erbium YAG laser ablation  to give the best result with the least scarring. This is a fantastic method for areas such as the face because it allows for quicker healing and less scarring. With Erbium:Yag laser it is possible at times to remove certain moles without causing scarring.

Erbium:Yag laser is the most advanced tool for minimal scar mole removal as it creates minimum thermal damage to underlying tissue and preserves important adnexal structures allowing healing to take place with minimal scarring.

A CO2 laser is significantly less effective than the Erbium Yag laser as there is more thermal injury to adnexal structures and a greater risk of scarring. 

Lots of skin surgeons choose to opt for more old-fashioned surgical techniques such as shave excisions or radio-surgical loop excision. These can be effective techniques to remove moles but the cosmetic result will not be as cosmetically appealing.. These methods are appropriate if a tissue sample is required for biopsy and if the mole is in a subtle area. 

Achieving the best cosmetic result is Dr Cormac’s and Ever Clinic’s primary driver. While our techniques can be a more expensive way due to the expense of state-of-the-art equipment such as Erbium YAG lasers, the cosmetic result is always far superior than cheaper less advanced methods.

Prices:

Consultation £50

shave excision £305 per mole (includes pathology)

Laser Removal £275 per mole

EXCISION £500 (INCLUDES PATHOLOGY)

RECURRENT MOLES £150

MOLE CHECK £100 (FOR UP TO FIVE)

REVIEW APPOINTMENTS £50

Laser removal can only be administered if the mole looks normal under dermoscopy.

FAQ’s About  Mole Removal Treatments

What are moles?

Medically, moles are called melanocytic naevi. Usually they occur during childhood or adolescence.

Caucasians have between ten and thirty moles on average

A new mole developing after 40 years is unusual

Moles are more likely to appear on a patient who is exposed to the sun, pregnant, or on immunosuppressed patients. Why are moles problematic?:

  • Self-confidence may be affected if they are regarded as ugly, unsightly, or unattractive.
  • Skin cancer fears can be caused by them.

We offer private mole removal services to help regardless of how a mole affects our patients.

There are actually many different types of moles that you may come across on your face, nail beds or even your eyelids!

We can examine your mole and advise you on your treatment options based on clinical examination and state-of-the-art ‘dermoscopy’.

What treatment options Do I have?
  1. Keep it (with advice on how to monitor it)
  2.  Lose it – effectively this will mean getting it cut off, cut out or lasered off depending on the type of mole.

Actually, there are a few more options, including:

Taking a small piece (a biopsy) to have it analysed at a regional histopathology lab. This will be a fairly common occurrence, and is always done to be sure that the whole mole doesn’t require removal.

Referral to a regional dermatology clinic. This will be quite uncommon, and in fact will relate more to the region of the body affected rather than the mole itself.

Why are mole checks important?

Rates of skin cancer are now over 4 times higher than they were in the early 1970s.

Melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer. Although it can occur in anyone, they are much more common in fair-skinned individuals.

There are approximately 13500 cases of melanoma diagnosed in the UK each year, making it the fifth most common cancer among males (7th among females). Under 50 years of age, it is the second most common cancer, though the incidence rises with age.

UV radiation, including sun exposure and sunbeds, is the biggest risk factor for melanoma.

Having had a sunburn during the early years is strongly associated with it.

In sunny climates, those with fair skin or those who have lived in those climates are at greater risk.

Sun protection is a major priority for Australia, which has promoted the slogan “Slip, slop, slap!” for many years. Wearing a shirt, slapping on sunscreen, and wearing a hat are all part of this public health program.

Would it be a good idea to follow their example?

If melanoma is diagnosed and treated earlier, the survival rate is much higher.

Think of moles as ABCDE:

  • Asymmetry
  • Border
  • Colour
  • Diameter
  • Evolution or enlargement

Additionally, the ugly duckling sign should be considered because moles in the same individual often resemble each other, while melanomas deviate from this pattern.

You should consult your doctor if you are uncertain about any mole, either new or existing. You can have them check it out for you and if there are any concerns, they can refer you to a dermatologist.

Price for mole check £50

What's the process of mole removals?

When it comes to mole removal in Glasgow, our expert consultants at Ever Clinic will inform you about every step of the process. 

We will talk to you about what will happen prior to the procedure, what risks to expect, possible side effects and what results to expect.

A numbing injection will be given by our dermatologist near the mole. As a result, you will experience much less pain during mole removal. There may be a little pinching from the numbing injection, but it should not be too painful.

Second, we will remove your mole effectively using industry-proven techniques. There are a few techniques used, including shaving biopsy and scalpel removal. Depending on the size and location of your mole, we may choose a specific removal technique.

What will happen after surgery?

The procedure for removing moles is usually one of the easiest and most straightforward we offer at Ever Clinic. After treatment, most patients are able to resume their normal activities the same day.

If, however, you need after-care, our specialists will provide an individual plan. The wound can be managed better if Vaseline is applied for 1 to 2 weeks after treatment. The patient does not need to return once the procedure has been completed since wounds heal quickly on their own.

We’re always there to help, so if you need additional assistance or have questions, don’t hesitate to give us a call.

Is it bad to remove a mole?

If the tool you use is not properly sanitised, removing any growth increases your risk of infection. If the mole is not correctly removed, you may create a scar that is permanent.

You also cannot tell if a mole is cancerous if you remove it yourself. Melanoma could develop from a mole. Therefore it is highly recommended to consult with a doctor who will refer you to a skin specialists such as us at Ever Clinic.

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Contact Info

Glasgow:
29 St Vincent Place Glasgow G1 2DT

London:
Suite 16, 3rd Floor, 75 Harley Street, London, W1G 8QL

Telephone:
0141 266 0118

Email:
bookings@everclinic.co.uk