Skin Tag Removal is a dermatological procedure to remove some benign lesion of the skin. Skin Tag named in medicine as fibroepithelial polyp. This is a benign growth of skin tissue attached to the skin by a connecting stalk composed of a core of fibers and ducts, nerve cells, fat cells, and a covering or epidermis. The skin tags are found on the face and parts of the body or those are where the skin creases or folds occur such as the lines of the neck, around the eyelids, in the underarms, underneath the breasts. Although some people are more susceptible than other skin tag it seem to be associated with hyperinsulinemia and overweight and obese client maybe carried this types of lesions.
As dermatological lesion practitioner should first define the characteristic of the lesion and to be classified as a benign skin lesion, before start any remove procedure.
Because skin tag/mole removal is considered an invasive procedure there are some restriction in certain State of the USA and other countries about who can perform skin tag removal. Aspirant to this course should review all regulation about this practice in the area that will perform this treatment. In Florida MD, ARNP, PA may apply this procedures. Medical Assistant Dermatology and Nursing Dermatology could performed this treatment only under direct supervision and previuos evaluation by physician. There are diverse methods for skin tag removal among of them the use of current device is the most used in the aesthetic practice but cryotherapy is the preference for dermatologist.