Skin Tag Removal in Santa Barbara, CA
Skin tags are a noxious growth on the skin that causes irritation and embarrassment. At Lux Dermatology, we can instantly improve the appearance of your skin with skin tag removal in Santa Barbara, CA.
Skin Tags 101
A skin tag is a flap of tissue that hangs off and away from the skin. Most patients notice skin tags on the eyelids, neck, chest, back, breasts, armpits, or in the groin area. Although a skin tag isn’t dangerous, it does cause irritation and pain when rubbed against clothing, jewelry, or skin.
While the cause of skin tags remains unknown, skin tags are generally associated with weight gain and aging. That said, our dermatologists still see quite a few young people who are simply more prone to forming skin tags. If you or your child forms a skin tag, don’t be alarmed. We have the tools to safety remove a tag and restore your skin to its normal appearance.
Skin Tag Removal
In Santa Barbara, CA, skin tag removal is a common procedure. Our dermatologists see all different types of skin tags. Depending on the size and location of your skin tag, the most common methods of skin tag removal include:
Surgery – Remove the tag with a scalpel or scissors Cryosurgery – Remove the tag by freezing it off.
Electrosurgery – Remove the tag with an electric current (burn it off).
If your skin tag is painful, obnoxious, or embarrassing, we understand and will eliminate the tag immediately. We meet with each patient for a consultation before we perform any medical procedure to remove skin tags.