Skin tags are benign flaps of skin. They are usually darker in colour than your natural skin and are often found on the neck and upper torso. Skin tags can be flat or protruding flaps of skin.
These anomalies are found in women and men of all ages
A skin tag can be removed permanently in one treatment. Depending on the number of tags and the size of the tags you can have multiple be removed during a treatment session. When treating small flat skin tags the technician will touch the tag with the tip of her probe while releasing current, the skin tag will dry up and fall off on its own within days. In the case of larger skin tags the treatment time will take longer as there is more preparation for the technician. For larger skin tags the technician will grasp the head of the skin tag with a tweezer, she will lift the tag up exposing the neck of the skin tag. With the probe a current is used to cut the skin tag off while cauterizing it. If the tags are very large only a few may be treated during a treatment.
Do not rub or scratch the area. A scab will form post treatment. It is important to let the scab heal naturally. This may take a week or two depending on the size of the skin tag that was removed. It is important to keep the scab dry to allow for proper healing.