Removal methods of a mole or growth for patients in and around Sterling, VA

May 7, 2019

Removal Methods of a Mole, Dermatology Associates of Northern Virginia, Inc

At Dermatology Associates of Northern Virginia, now a part of U.S. Dermatology Partners,  we are dedicated to assisting patients in the Sterling area with their skin care concerns. It is not uncommon for patients of all ages to have some sort of skin tag or mole on their body. Many are born with them or develop them over time. However, when existing skin growths begin to change, grow, or develop a new color, it may be time to have them looked at by a dermatological professional. Skin cancer is a serious condition that needs to be addressed as soon as possible for the best outcome and patients are welcome to visit our practice for a skin cancer screening and proper diagnosis. Sometimes a mole is just a mole—other times it is an indication of cancerous skin cells that need to be removed as soon as possible to prevent spreading to other areas of the body.

Removal Methods of a Mole, Dermatology Associates of Northern Virginia, IncAfter a biopsy has indicated that a particular mole or growth is cancerous, it must be removed. Removal of a mole or growth can be done in one of many ways, so it is important to discuss possible removal methods with a board certified dermatologist at Dermatology Associates of Northern Virginia. Our team is able to use a variety of methodologies to extract growths from the skin and help patients recover.

Some of the most common treatments for removing skin cancer and concerning growths on the body include:

  • Simple surgical excision
  • Curettage
  • Cryosurgery
  • Cautery
  • Laser technology
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery

If you are interested in learning more about the services and treatments we offer, contact Dermatology Associates of Northern Virginia Sterling. We assist patients of all ages in our state-of-the-art facility. We provide medical and cosmetic dermatology solutions to men and women at both our Sterling and Centreville locations. Our Sterling location can be reached at (703) 450-5959 and is conveniently located in Suite #105 at 21495 Ridgetop Circle. We accept new patients who are ready for quality, comprehensive dermatological care.

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