Conventional surgery involves cutting the mole off the skin. It is done with a local anaesthetic and only involves a small incision, rarely any stitches, and with good post removal care, results in a scar which is small and will fade fairly quickly with time. This is a minor procedure when compared to removal of a melanoma.
The second type of surgery is often referred as shave excision, and it is only used on raised moles. There are two forms. The first requires a small scalpel, and the mole is shaved away until it is at skin level, or
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