Skin Tags

Overview Skin Tags

People confuse Skin Tags with Warts or Moles. A skin tag is medically termed as an “Acrochordon”. It is a tiny outpouching of skin connected to the underlying skin by a thin stalk or they may appear as bumps on the skin. 

They occur in sites where clothing rubs against the skin or where there is skin-to-skin friction, such as the underarms, neck, upper chest, and groin. It's frequency increases with age and may run in families. They are not cancerous. They are not painful but if one gets twisted on its stalk it may become painful or may bleed.

It is not a good idea to try to remove skin tags at home. Simply tying them off may cause blackening and infection. A healthcare professional is most suited to treat the problem.

'Scarless Skin Tag removal' employs RF skin surgery to shave off the tags without  bleeding and pain.

If there is a skin tag you don’t like or is troubling you due to occasional pain book an appointment and get in touch with us.


1. What causes skin tags?

No definite cause can be ascertained but it is known to occur at places where skin and clothing rub against each other. Many researchers claim that ageing, hormones, virus, diabetes and genetic predisposition may also be responsible.

2. Is Skin Tag removal at home possible?

Yes and no. There are many home remedies for Skin Tags - Skin Tag removal cream, Medicines, Freezing etc. To get rid of Skin Tags at home by using Skin Tag removal products can cause pain, allergy, infections and they will certainly leave a scar. Healing will take long time. Let the experts do it for you instead of removing skin tags yourself.

3. How to remove Skin Tags safely?

Skin Tag removal in skilled hands is a very safe, simple painless and scar less procedure. You should contact a Cosmetic Surgeon for the best results. Removing Skin Tags yourself should be avoided because you may end up having complication.

Treatments Available for Skin Tags

Radiofrequency (RF) Skin Surgery

Radiofrequency skin surgery (RF) is an aesthetic technique that uses RF instruments to remove moles and skin tags in a scarless manner.

It is best performed in lesions which are raised above the surface of the skin. The technique shaves off the lesion and the resultant wound heals with a small scab.

Radiofrequency skin surgery is a very precise technique which ...