Client: 43 year old Male, Skin Type II
Area Treated: Right arm and back.
Goal: Remove and fade cherry angiomas (red moles) by coagulating the blood in the blood vessel to improve the appearance of the skin.
Duration: 5 minutes
Cherry Angioma Removal (Red Moles)
What treatments are used to remove red moles?
Who is a good candidate for laser mole removal?
Who should not get treated?
How long does electrocautery and laser mole removal take?
Does a laser mole removal treatment hurt?
What should I do prior to a treatment?
What should I do day of treatment?
- Wear Comfortable Clothes and Shoes: Sweats and a button-up shirt work best.
- Arrive without Make-Up on: Your skin needs to be clean prior to treatment.
How much do red mole removal treatment cost?
How are red mole removal treatments performed?
Can I go back to work and activities immediately?
How many treatments will I need?
Are there any cosmetic side effects?
- Pain: Most people experience little pain during treatments and after.
- Redness: A pink skin color may persist for the first day.
- Wound Healing: A small scab is common with larger red or laser mole removal and is usually gone within a week.
- Scarring: Although scarring is very rare, it is important not to pick at skin after treatment, and to follow aftercare instructions carefully.
What areas of the body can be treated?
Do I have to treat the whole area or can I treat just the problem areas?
How soon will I see results and how long will my results last?
What post-treatment care is needed following red mole removal?
Post-care instructions will be reviewed with you during your free consultation. Clients will also receive a copy of take home instructions the day of treatment. These instructions include cleaning the skin, and the application of antibiotic ointment.
- Food and Beverages: Drink plenty of water and eat foods high in nutritional value to promote healing.
- Skin Care Products: All of the skin care products you use after treatment should be gentle and non-clogging. A very gently and inexpensive skin care products are: Aveeno, Cetaphill, and Neutrogena.
- Sunscreen: According to the American Academy of Dermatology, it is very important to utilize proper and frequent sunscreen. Resuming sun activities are fine with sunscreen after the second week of treatment.
- Moisturizer: Moisturizer should be non-irritating and non-clogging.
- Glycolic Acid, Retin-A, Scrubs, and Toners: The treated area may be sensitive for the first week after treatment, so you should avoid products that might cause irritation. Make sure to read product labels prior to using them to prevent irritation.
- Bleaching Creams: The use of bleaching creams (Hydroquinone) is not recommended while your skin is tender and should be discontinued until skin is healed.