Salt Lake City
& Kaysville, UT
Moles are typically round or oval, brown or black growths, that can appear anywhere on the skin. Many models prize the unique moles on their face as “beauty marks”. Moles can be rough or smooth, flat or raised, and occur alone or in groups. Moles that are present since birth are called Nevi moles. Just like freckles, moles can be a beautiful part of what makes you uniquely you!
The average adult actually has between 10 and 40 moles. Most moles are harmless, but a change in size, shape, color or texture could be a sign that certain cells in the body may be changing into a precancerous or cancerous condition. So suspicious moles should always be checked out by a board certified skin doctor. At SilkeySkin MD in Kaysville, UT, Dr. Silkey offers the latest technologies in skin cancer screening and removal.
Lesions, on the other hand, are very rarely cancerous. However their red and often raised appearance can be a source of self-consciousness. Some “primary” skin lesions are present since birth. Others, such as acne, boils, warts, shingles, etc. are the result of viral or bacterial infection on or in the skin. At SilkeySkin MD in Kaysville, UT, Dr. Silkey offers the most advanced treatments for skin lesions, including laser skin lesion removal with Alma IPL (Dye-VL), Erbium, & Clearlift (Harmony XL) technology.
If you live in the greater Salt Lake City area, and are experiencing primary (congenital) skin discoloration or lesions due to a medical condition, schedule a consultation at SilkeySkin MD in Kaysville, UT. Dr. Silkey offers a holistic, personal approach and the latest advancements in mole & skin lesion treatment and removal.