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Dr. Kakkar S.

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Posted on Tue, 24 May 2016 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: what is the best way to have a mole removed? Laser or surgery or another way?
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Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 23 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Laser is preferable because of better cosmesis

Detailed Answer:
Hello. Thank you for writing to us

I am dr. Kakkar(dermatologist).

A laser which specifically targets pigmented nevus cells e.g Q switched Nd:YAG Or Q switched XXXXXXX laser is a much better option than a surgical procedure because of better cosmesis.
A surgical procedure may leave a disfiguring scar whereas the scar by a laser is usually cosmetically superior.

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