Skin growths are completely natural, and many types of lesions and skin tags can develop over time. However, some of these can be unsightly and embarrassing for patients, while others can form in areas where they rub and become uncomfortable. In situations such as these, patients in the Walnut Creek, CA area can ask about benign skin lesion removal with Dr. M. Christine Lee.
Treatment of benign lesions
At The Skin and Laser Treatment Institute, we recommend that patients visit us if they have any concerns regarding growths, lesions, moles, or skin tags that develop on the body. We offer a thorough evaluation prior to offering treatment options to our patients. This is because some lesions, such as changing moles, can be indicative of a more serious issue such as skin cancer. During the initial evaluation, we will determine if a biopsy should be done on the growth prior to moving forward with removal.
Most lesions are removed by Dr. M. Christine Lee via excision. This is essentially cutting the lesion off. However, if the lesion is deep set or has “roots”, the excision may need to be deeper and has a higher chance of resulting in scarring. These common benign skin lesions should be removed if they are problematic or embarrassing for a patient.
Why choose Dr. M. Christine Lee?
There are many reasons why patients in the area of Walnut Creek, CA choose us
- Our physician is a Board-certified dermatologist
- Dr. Lee has sub-specialization with laser surgery, cosmetic surgery, and Mohs micrographic surgery, just to name a few
- She has years of experience in providing laser technology and cutting-edge treatments for patients in Walnut Creek, California
- She continues to educate herself on new and developing devices and procedures to provide for her patients
Discuss treatment of benign lesions today!
Schedule your visit with Dr. M. Christine Lee today! Visit a dermatologist at The Skin and Laser Treatment Institute in Walnut Creek, CA to learn more about benign skin lesions and other growths that can be easily removed by Dr. M. Christine Lee. We can be reached for an appointment by calling (925) 528-0117.