Moles are mostly harmless, but there are several reasons people choose to opt for mole removal in Kent with Paul Banwell.
Moles can be uncomfortable, snag on clothing, get cut while shaving or combing hair, or simply rub. And some moles can be unsightly and lead to lower self-confidence and self-esteem.
Paul Banwell is an award-winning, internationally trained plastic surgeon who specialises in mole removal in Kent, London and the south east of England. He makes frequent media appearances as a leading voice in the field, and his team at the Banwell Clinic in Kent are considered international experts in skin health and state-of-the-art skin treatments, including mole removal with minimal scarring.
To get in touch and book a consultation for mole removal in Kent, use the contact form.
Some moles are “beauty spots”, but others may look unattractive and be a source of concern. The same may apply to small birthmarks, skin tags, warts, cysts, papillomas and other lumps and bumps on the skin which need removing – all of which can be addressed at one of Mr Banwell’s clinics.
Most moles are harmless, and harmless moles are not usually treated on the NHS. In other instances, the removal might be for medical reasons.
Either way, Mr Banwell can assess any mole and perform an excision biopsy before sending the sample off to a laboratory for analysis. His regular clinics in Tunbridge Wells, Sevenoaks and Westerham are an ideal opportunity to get a mole examined and, if necessary, removed.
Moles can vary in colour, size and shape – and can also change their appearance over time. It is important to know if they are a cause for concern or purely cosmetic blemishes.
Moles are usually circular and brown, though they can be flesh coloured, pink, black or blue. If they occur over a hair follicle then the mole may have a hair growing through it, which is typically darker than other hairs.
More than the type of mole, of greater concern is when they start to change – perhaps growing bigger, changing colour or becoming itchy and starting to scab or bleed.
Moles that are changing or have changed in appearance should be checked out, whether by a GP or at a clinic such as Mr Banwell’s.
The risk is that a changing mole can be a sign of developing melanoma, a type of skin cancer. Early action and removal of the entire mole is recommended in such circumstances.
Shave excision is a simple procedure, by which moles can often be removed without the need for stitches or cutting the skin. This can be done under localised anaesthetic and has a very short recovery period.
In some cases, the entire mole is removed – this is called a mole excision biopsy, with a sample then sent away in the lab unless it is a purely cosmetic procedure with no cause for concern.
Mr Banwell uses both of these techniques to remove moles, skin tags and birthmarks at his clinics in Kent, London and across south east England.
Moles on the face and neck respond best to treatment. Elsewhere on the body it is common for there to be a small patch of lighter coloured skin where the mole once was. Of course, this is still preferable to an unsightly mole.
It can take as little as 15 minutes to have a mole removed at one of Mr Barnwell’s Kent clinics, and the process rarely takes longer than an hour.
Afterwards, you can carry on as normal although strenuous exercise should be avoided for one to two weeks. The mole will have a dressing on which can get wet through washing – but not soaked through swimming or long baths.
If you’ve had stitches as part of the procedure they will be taken out after one or two weeks. Alternatively if the mole was shaved off, the dressing will simply fall off in due time.
Mole removal at one of Mr Banwell’s Kent clinics currently costs from £320. This secures the services of a highly experienced surgeon, with scarring either nonexistent or minimised as much as possible.
Paul Banwell was educated in Tunbridge Wells and went on to become an internationally renowned plastic and cosmetic surgeon with an expertise in skin health and cosmetic surgery.
Paul is a member of the British Association of Plastic and Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS), British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) and the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS). He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
You might also have seen him on TV or other media outlets as a pioneer and leading voice in the field of cosmetic surgery. He offers a range of face and body treatments, as well as skin care and mole and tag removals.
Mole removal consultations in Kent are available in Tunbridge Wells, Sevenoaks and Westerham.
TO BOOK A CONSULTATION please call 01342 330302 or use the Contact Form.
I asked around and was told that Mr Banwell was the best in his field. I don’t know what my expectations were but the result was great, all my friends think my eyes look brighter and more open. I had no bruising which I was told I might have. Mr Banwell and his team excelled in making my life very easy for me, with arrangements and liaising with the hospital which didn’t always have my details correct, they were very helpful and answered all my questions, nothing was too much trouble. Mr Banwell put me at ease and I was not worried about the operation at all.
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The consultation was conducted quickly, professionally but Mr Banwell also made me feel as if any question I may have wouldn’t not be too small or insignificant for him to take the time to answer. He left me feeling fully informed with both the pros and cons of any form of elective surgery but also that my worries were normal and that he would be able to assist me with my desired outcomes. His team were caring and professional making me feel that they were actually interested and were able to accommodate my dates when making the initial consultation booking. Prompt returning of calls, flexibility in booking of appointments friendliness, informative, caring and professional from the initial telephone call, the surgery, follow up appointments right through to my final appointment made me feel that my care, personal views and worries were important to them at all times. You can trust him to always be honest with you about the possible problems and outcomes. Overall experience with Mr Banwell and his team? Amazing! I just wish I’d not waited so many years to have this procedure done; I have my life back and it’s amazing to be able to walk into any shop and buy clothes that fit in my actual size and not 5 dress sizes larger just to fit my bust in. With the Upper Blepharoplasty everyone in my family says that I now look so much brighter and not tired, others I meet just tell me I look really great and ask if I’ve just had a holiday. Mr Banwell Thank You for all that you did for me.
My care was efficient and effective, the office staff were excellent and the clinic clean. Mr Banwell did a very good job under difficult circumstances given the length of time the BCC had been there. I would definitely recommend Mr Banwell.
The Banwell Clinic is recognised as a boutique cosmetic clinic specialising in all aspects of skin health and our philosophy is to help Protect, Restore & Rejuvenate your face and body. Our extensive portfolio of treatments include injectables, thread lifts, plasma shower, luxurious signature facials, acne treatments, microdermabrasion, hair removal and cellulite treatments, all carried out in a friendly, warm environment by an expert team.
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