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Your Comprehensive Guide To Choosing The Best Aesthetic Treatment (2019)

Your Comprehensive Guide To Choosing The Best Aesthetic Treatment (2019)

When seeking an aesthetic treatment, few questions may come to mind:

  • How can I be sure if this treatment is safe for me?
  • What qualities should I look out for in a doctor?
  • What are the benefits and risks of this treatment?

These are all valid and good questions that you should be asking before deciding which treatment to go and which doctor will be performing it. 

Read on to find out about how you can effectively choose your treatment!

305 views 5 Nov 2019
Thank you for the question. If a mole is suspicious or looks irregular, the doctor will do a biopsy and send the mole for histological testing. During the biopsy, the mole is removed surgically under local anaesthesia and the specimen sent for histology. Based on the histology, it can be determ...
31 Oct 2019
Thank you for the question. The most important sign of a mole becoming cancerous is the evolution of the mole or changes to a mole . If the mole is growing quickly in size, and becoming more raised and painful, I would advise you to see your doctor or dermatologist get it checked o...
31 Oct 2019
As moles consist of living cells located in the deeper layers of the skin (dermis), the best method for permanent mole removal remains that of surgery as surgical removal ensures all the mole cells are removed. All the above techniques often result in partial removal of moles hen...
27 Aug 2019
Mole cancer, also known as melanoma, is the most dangerous form of skin cancer as it has a tendency to spread and metastasize . Early detection is the key as early diagnosis of melanoma leads to a much more favourable diagnosis and it is curable if detected early. The signs to...
22 Aug 2019
From your photo, it does look like a blue naevus but you should still get it examined under dermoscopy by a Dermatologist to be sure. A blue naevus is actually a harmless mole that grows deep in the skin and has a bluish black colour. It may have become a little irritated after...
23 Nov 2018
Thank you for your question. When patients attend for mole removal, we will always examine the moles first to ensure these are harmless and suitable for cosmetic removal. Mole removal can be achieved either by laser or by surgery, and there are pros and cons to each. Laser remo...
8 Oct 2018
Dr Terence Goh
"Plastic Surgeon at AZATACA Plastic Surgery"
(17 Reviews)
Thank you for your question and sharing your photograph. You are right that you have a protruding mole and the best way to remove this would be via a direct surgical excision and followed by meticulous closure by a skilled surgeon. There will be a linear scar but there are some te...
21 Sep 2018
It is difficult to give you a definite answer on whether such creams are effective because it ultimately depends on what are the ingredients present in the cream. In my opinion, the safest and most effective way to removal moles would be either by surgical or laser mole removal. ...
6 Sep 2018
Looking at the position and size of your mole, the best method would be to surgically remove it. We would then be able to send it to the lab for histological analysis as well. Given it’s location, it will be virtually scarless after the initial healing phase. The proc...
22 Jul 2018
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