Skin tags are common fibrous growths and are removed by cauterization, cutting off the blood supply and allowing it to fall away painlessly.
Moles or brown spots, known as sun, age or liver spots are harmless discolorations of the skin, occurring more commonly on the back of the face, hands and neck of people over 40. More than anything, they give away someone's age as they are a sign of damage from overexposure to the sun. Removal consists of a fine needle and diathermy used to gently lift the top layer of skin, which falls away after 6 to 20 days.
Milia appear mostly around the eye, lying just under the surface of the skin, and are tiny hard lumps containing keratin. A fine needle and diathermy gently zap each occurrence..
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