If you have a mole, skin tag or wart that you feel
self-conscious about for cosmetic or convenience reasons (e.g.
perhaps you regularly cut it while you're shaving), we can remove
these for you using the method that we feel will yield the
most superior cosmetic results. This is a simple and safe procedure
when performed by an experienced doctor.
At Cardiff Cosmetic Clinic, moles are only removed
for cosmetic reasons. Should a lesion be in any way worrying you,
please book an appointment with your GP in the first instance.
Worrying signs include sudden growth or change in a
pre-existing lesion, a lesion which is asymmetrical, larger than
5mm diameter, with irregular borders and abnormally pigmented (i.e.
two or more colours to it). Other signs, such a bleeding and
itching, are suspicious too If we feel that a lesion looks
suspicious, it will not be removed and you will be referred to the
The benefits of Mole Removal &
Mole Checking in Cardiff
Many people are
self-conscious about the moles they have on their face and body. By
choosing Cardiff Cosmetic Clinic to remove a mole, skin tag or
wart, you can be sure of achieving the most superior cosmetic
We offer a range of
removal procedures, outlined below, and will discuss with you which
is the most appropriate method of mole removal at your initial
consultation. Each procedure is relatively quick and painless,
offering a stress-free solution to a problem that may have bothered
you for years.
Type of Mole Removal & Mole
Checking in Cardiff
The technique used to
remove a mole, skin tag or wart will depend on the depth of the
lesion and the desiredcosmetic outcome. Methods generally
involve the administration of a small amount of
local anaesthetic, and then depending on the size, nature,
shape and location of the lesion, it can either be shaved off
and cauterised, or surgically excised and the wound closed with
The procedure is
relatively quick and painless, and can be done on the same day.
Possible side-effects are rare, but immediate side-effects include
mild pain when the local anaesthetic wears off (usually in two to
three hours), redness, itching, infection, swelling or bruising
long-term. The lesion may come back and
scarring may form, in which case
we strongly recommend that all lesions are examined histologically.
We will send off the sample to the laboratory on your behalf
and you will then be invoiced separately by the lab for this
cost. Follow-up and removal of stitches at the Cardiff Cosmetic
Clinic after the procedure is included.