Mole Removal Singapore

Home Mole Removal

What is a Mole?

Mole is a mass grown on the skin and is often called a skin tag. It is a cluster of cells and is normally harmless and you can leave it as it is. A mole is usually black, brown, or skin coloured and it may appear anywhere on your body. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, most people have about 40 moles on their body and in most cases all of them are benign.

Types of Mole

There are three basic types of moles:



Regular or symmetrical moles are harmless and you can leave them as it is. A regular mole will have regular borders, and uniform colour, and the size will not be bigger than a pencil eraser. It may be both flat and raised.


Irregular moles are asymmetrical. They have irregular borders and uneven colours. They are either flat or flat and their size is bigger than a pencil eraser. These moles are not always cancerous but if the number of moles is more than 25, it may develop into melanoma.


Cancerous moles are highly irregular and frequently change colour and size. If you have more than 50 moles, it is advised to regularly visit the doctor and get examined for melanoma.

Are Moles Cancerous?

Moles are generally non-cancerous (benign) however if they change colour, shape, or size, you should consult a dermatologist. A dermatologist can certainly check and tell you if a mole is cancerous or not. They will examine the mole and if they feel the need, they will take tissue from the mole and send it for examination, called a biopsy. The biopsy result will show if the mole is cancerous or not. If the result is positive, your doctor will recommend an effective way of mole removal Singapore and treatment.

Methods of Mole Removal Singapore

Generally, a mole is harmless and doctors won’t ask you to get it removed unless it is cancerous. However, if you are not comfortable with a mole on your face or other parts of the body, you can always go for a mole removal procedure. There are four common methods of mole removal Singapore:

Laser Mole Removal

Laser mole removal is the non-invasive and painless method of mole removal Singapore. In this method, the mole is exposed to a strong burst of light radiation, and the mole fumes away leaving the surrounding skin undamaged. This method is widely used for non-cancerous, hard-to-reach, and visible areas like the face. Local anesthesia is given before the procedure to avoid pain. A point to note here is laser mole removal method is usually not successful the first time. You will be required to repeat the procedure two to three for complete mole removal.

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Cryotherapy is another noninvasive method of mole removal Singapore and is used for non-cancerous moles. In this method, the mole is frozen with the help of liquid nitrogen which helps it to fall off from the skin. The method does not require local anesthesia and is completely pain-free. You might have a small blister after removal where the mole.


The excision mole removal method involves local anesthesia and a scalpel to remove the mole. The doctor will first numb the area around the mole by injecting local anesthesia on the mole. After that, they will use a scalpel to take out the mole and some surrounding skin. Lastly, the doctor will stitch the incision.

The excision method is painful and you would take some time to heal. Moreover, there are chances that the incision will leave a scar on your skin. So, if you cannot bear pain or the mole is on the visible part of your skin, you should avoid this method of mole removal.


The shaving and excision methods are similar as both involve scalpel and local anesthesia. The doctor will give you local anesthesia before the procedure. Once the anesthesia starts working the doctor will use a scalpel to shave the area around the mole. He will repeat shaving until the mole is completely removed. The procedure will cause and may also leave a scar.

Are Home Remedies Effective?

You will find plenty of home remedies for mole removal. Some of them might be effective but there are cases where these home remedies have caused more damage than doing well. Moreover, without a doctor's consultation, you cannot predict if the mole is cancerous or not. If you cut off a cancerous mole, cancer will spread through the body and can cause you terminal illness. So, it is always recommended to consult a doctor for mole removal. They will inspect the mole and prescribe a suitable course of action to remove it.

Are there any Side Effects of Mole Removal Procedure?

Mole removal Singapore is a non-invasive and completely safe procedure. There are no severe side effects except for the possibility of a scar and reappearance of a mole.

Why Choose Certified Aesthetics?

  • We have a team of highly qualified and experienced physicians who will first examine your mole and then suggest a suitable mole removal method.
  • All our aesthetic physicians are certified and eligible to perform aesthetic procedures.
  • Our clinic is fully equipped with the latest aesthetic equipment. Moreover, we regularly update our equipment to provide you with the best services.
  • We offer the best aesthetic services at affordable prices.

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Frequently Asked Questions

No, mole removal is not a painful procedure. The physician will inject local anesthesia before starting the procedure. So, you will not feel any pain during the procedure. However, you might feel some pain when the anesthesia wears off. The doctor will prescribe you appropriate medicine for pain.

There is no fixed cost of mole removal Singapore. The charges vary from clinic to clinic and procedure to procedure. However, typically the cost of 2 to 3 moles removal will cost you somewhere around $300. Consult a clinic for an exact cost estimate of mole removal according to the number of moles and procedure.

Yes, moles can be completely removed with all procedures. For some moles which are hard to reach areas laser mole removal method is suitable. The laser can reach the sensitive areas but you might need to repeat the procedure two to three times for complete mole removal.

Yes, mole removal is definitely worth it especially if the mole is cancerous. Removing a cancerous mole will save you from medical complications. Moreover, if you don’t have a cancerous mole, it is also worth removing it. It will save you from discomfort and make your skin clean.