Most people develop skin growths with age. By skin growth, we mean the lumps of tissue that stick out from the skin surface. These are mostly benign but can also be a symptom of skin cancer. Hence, timely medical intervention is suggested.
These skin growths can be categorized as the following:
Fortunately, these all skin growths are quite superficial and can be safely removed as an outpatient procedure with radiosurgery or by CO2 laser. Topical anesthetic cream (numbing cream) is applied 30-45 minutes before the procedure. After the procedure, the skin usually takes about a week to recover.