Beyond the Surface: The Impact of Skin Tags, Warts and Moles

These common dermatological conditions are often overlooked in terms of health, they can significantly impact an individual’s self-esteem and daily comfort. In this blog, we will be exploring the nature of these skin concerns and the profound effects they have on those they touch.

The Unseen Burden of Skin Tags, Warts, and Moles

Skin Tags: Small, benign tumours that typically form in areas where the skin folds, such as the neck, armpits, and groin. They are more than just aesthetic concerns; they can signify deeper health issues, such as insulin resistance or Type 2 diabetes, especially in those with numerous tags.

Warts: These rough growths emerge when the skin is infected with one of the many types of human papillomavirus (HPV). Though commonly found on hands and feet, warts can appear anywhere and are not only a cosmetic nuisance but can also lead to discomfort and pain, depending on their location.

Moles: Moles are clusters of pigment cells that often appear as small, dark brown spots. While they are usually harmless, their evolution in size, shape, or colour warrants medical attention, as it could indicate melanoma, a severe form of skin cancer.

These skin conditions do more than affect our appearance; they often make you feel self-conscious, leading many to seek cover-ups and treatments that promise relief. The friction of excess skin rubbing against skin or jewellery, particularly cheap alloys, can exacerbate or even cause skin tags, highlighting lifestyle and environmental factors’ roles in these skin issues. Moreover, as we age, particularly after 50, the likelihood of developing these conditions increases, posing an ongoing challenge for many.

The CryoPen Solution: A New Chapter in Dermatological Care

After understanding the impact of skin tags, warts, and moles, the introduction of the CryoPen treatment will give many hope. This cutting-edge, handheld device offers a revolutionary approach to skin lesion treatment, harnessing the power of cryotherapy to target and destroy abnormal tissue efficiently and safely.

Why Turn to CryoPen?

Precision and Safety: CryoPen’s pinpoint accuracy ensures that only the lesion is treated, protecting the surrounding healthy skin.
Minimal Discomfort and Quick Recovery: The procedure is quick, causing minimal discomfort, and requires no downtime, allowing patients to return to their daily activities immediately.

Versatility: Whether it’s a bothersome wart, an unsightly mole, or a pesky skin tag, CryoPen is adept at treating a wide range of skin lesions.

Efficacy: CryoPen offers a high success rate, with most lesions requiring only one treatment for complete removal.

CryoPen not only removes lesions but also restores confidence. Patients who have undergone treatment often speak of a newfound sense of self-assurance, freed from the physical and emotional discomfort these skin conditions once caused.
Warts, moles, and skin tags are more than mere blemishes; they are markers of our body’s story, sometimes signalling health issues beneath the surface. While these conditions can significantly impact one’s quality of life, the advent of CryoPen treatment offers a promising solution. By addressing these concerns with precision and care, CryoPen not only improves the appearance of our skin but enhances our overall well-being, allowing us to face the world with renewed confidence.
It’s crucial to choose a trusted provider for this treatment, as the expertise and equipment used can significantly affect the outcome.

  1. Research and Choose a Trusted Provider
    Timeframe: Start at least 4 months before your event.
    Process: Research cryotherapy providers with good reviews. Look for providers with certified professionals and high-quality equipment. Schedule consultations with a few to discuss their experience, the treatment process, and any concerns you have.

  1. Consultation
    Timeframe: 3 months before your event.
    Process: Book a consultation and during the consultation, discuss your goals, medical history, and any skin concerns.
    Your practitioner will assess if you’re a good candidate for cryotherapy and explain the benefits, risks, and what to expect during and after treatment.
    We will carry out a mole screening that has not been checked and cleared by your GP at a cost of £70
    If the consultation goes well we may have time to carry out treatment on the day

  1. Schedule Your Appointment(s)
    Process: Some treatments may require multiple sessions to achieve the desired effect, especially for aesthetic purposes.
    Schedule your sessions according to your practitioner’s recommendation, leaving enough time before the event for your skin to recover and reveal its full benefits.

  1. Pre-Treatment Care
    Follow any pre-treatment instructions given by your practitioner. This might include avoiding certain skincare products, medications, or sun exposure.

  1. Day of the Treatment
    Process: The cryotherapy session itself is typically quick, often only taking a few minutes.

  1. Post-Treatment Care
    Follow all post-treatment instructions to ensure the best results and minimise side effects. This may include moisturising the skin, avoiding direct sunlight, and not using certain skincare products for a period.

  1. Recovery and Results
    Timeframe:
    Immediate to several weeks after treatment.
    Process: Some effects, like reduced inflammation, may be immediate, while others, such as skin rejuvenation, may develop over weeks. Monitor your skin’s response and follow up with your provider if you have any concerns.

  1. Final Preparations
    Timeframe: 1-2 weeks before your event.
    Process: Assess the results and, if necessary, consult with your provider if you need further advice

Important Considerations


Safety First: Choose a reputable provider to minimise risks.
Personalised Approach: Treatment plans should be tailored to your specific needs and goals.
Communication: Keep open communication with your provider throughout the process, especially if you have any adverse reactions.


By carefully selecting a trusted provider and following both their pre- and post-treatment instructions, you can achieve the desired aesthetic results in time for your special day.

Schedule a Consultation Today

Take the first step towards more confidence. Contact The Dorchester Clinic today to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced practitioners. We’ll discuss your concerns and recommend the most suitable treatment to achieve your desired results.

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