Mole removal cost and procedure? (photos)

I would like to get my mole removed, it's a bit raised and sometimes itches but I've had it my whole life. I'm wondering how much it would cost taking into context the location and size? Also what type of procedure would they use? And due to that procedure how long would the healing process take and how bad would the scarring be? Should I go to a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon? Thank you for your time.

Doctor Answers 2

Excision of the mole is really only logical option.

Excising the mole under local anesthesia and repairing the hole with a purse-string sutures would make the resulting scar look better . Follow up with a dermabrasion over it in 2-3 months. Cost is $750 and 150 for dermabrasion later.


Beverly Hills Dermatologic Surgeon
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Excision of the mole is really only logical option.

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Excising the mole under local anesthesia and repairing the hole with a purse-string sutures would make the resulting scar look better . Follow up with a dermabrasion over it in 2-3 months. Cost is $750 and 150 for dermabrasion later.


Beverly Hills Dermatologic Surgeon
4.7 out of 5 stars 45 reviews

Getting the best results with a cosmetic dermatologist for mole removal

I suggest seeing a cosmetic dermatologist for a formal evaluation. Moles can be improved with lasers, radiowave and shave. Cost will vary. See an expert to limit scarring and best outcomes. Best, Dr. Emer.

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 203 reviews

Getting the best results with a cosmetic dermatologist for mole removal

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I suggest seeing a cosmetic dermatologist for a formal evaluation. Moles can be improved with lasers, radiowave and shave. Cost will vary. See an expert to limit scarring and best outcomes. Best, Dr. Emer.

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 203 reviews

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