Skin Tag Removal

Skin Tag Removal in San Antonio and Boerne Performed by Dermatologists with Years of Experience

  • Our Skin Tag Removal Clinic in San Antonio and Boerne removes Skin Tags more than any other clinics in South Texas
  • Our experts utilize the latest technology in Skin Tag Removal using lasers, surgery and all samples are sent to pathology for a final doagnosis
  • All procedures are performed or supervised by Dr. Ghohestani who has years of experience in Skin tag removal
  • Our experts are familiar with Skin tag removal of all skin types including the skin of color
  • We offer almost painless, scar-free skin tag removal

Skin Tag Removal in San Antonio Boerne Clinics of Texas Institute of Dermatology performed by top-ranking dermatologist with expertise in  Skin Tag removal. Removing skin tags painlessly, along with a desirable cosmetic outcome is our doctor’s goal at the TXID Skin Tag Removal clinic. Dr. Ghohestani, our renowned dermatologist, or one of his associates who received years of training in skin surgery are able to differentiate skin tags from other skin tumors that may mimic a skin tag and then remove the tags almost painlessly. Skin tag removal, if it’s done by an expert, is a relatively safe technique. The major issue is to not consider any skin growths as a skin tag. Our skin tag removal expert recommends sending all removed skin lesions, even a skin tag, to a pathologist.

What is a Skin Tag ?

 

  • Skin tags are benign growth of skin tissue attached to the skin by a connecting stalk.  They are not dangerous, just bothersome. Skin tags are not developing cancer.  They are most commonly found on the back, under the breasts, around the neck and eyelids, armpits, on the chest, or in the groin area.  They are most pronounced in women or men who have gained significant amounts of weight.
  • Generally, skin tags don’t cause any pain unless tags are irritated by clothing or jewelry that is rubbing excessively on the tag.
  • It is important to see a dermatologist before removing any skin tag, since a mole may look like a skin tag to an untrained eye.
  • Skin tags are noncancerous.
  • Skin tags are also called fibroepithelial polyp or acrochordon.
  • Skin tags are usually skin-colored or hyperpigmented (dark), turning the color  black or purple may suggest a vascular compromise and need immediate attention
  • Skin tag size may range from 2 mm to 5 cm

 

How Are Skin Tags Treated?

The following treatment options tend to be the most common for skin tags and are offered by our dermatologists at the TXID San Antonio Skin Tag Removal Clinic:

  • Shaving it off (shave or excision) using a scalpel or scissors
  • Freezing it off (cryosurgery)
  • Burning it off using an electric current (electrosurgery)
  • Laser surgery, remove the tag using a Co2 laser

Skin Tags Are Occasionally Associated With Other Diseases

On occasion, multiple skin tags are associated with systemic diseases such as Birt-Hogg-Dube (BHD) syndrome. BHD is a rare autosomal dominant genodermatosis that is characterized by skin tumors, including multiple fibrofolliculomas, trichodiscomas, and acrochordons. BHD patients may develop kidney and colon cancer.

Why choose the Texas Institute of Dermatology for your skin cancer treatments?

Our mission is to serve as a leading center for understanding and treating skin, hair, and nail diseases in South Texas through excellence in patient care, research, and education.

We want you to feel that you have been treated with the comfort, privacy, safety, and satisfaction that you deserve. This is why all of our procedures are performed or supervised by our renowned dermatologist, Dr. Reza Ghohestani.

His experience, combined with the latest technology and caring staff, is why the Institute is consistently ranked among the top dermatology centers in San Antonio and Boerne areas based on satisfaction surveys.

We currently serve communities throughout Bexar and Kendall counties, including San Antonio, Boerne, Leon Springs, Fair Oaks Rank, Canyon Lake City, etc. Many of our patients also come from San Marcos, New Braunfels, Kerrville, Austin, Wimberly, and Corpus Christi.

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