A mole is a common skin growth, usually circular in shape and darker pigmented than the surrounding skin. Moles are created by grouped cells that produce melanin, the skin’s natural pigment.
Atypical moles are moles with irregular characteristics like size, color and shape. Although these types of moles are often benign, they bring a greater risk of melanoma to the patient. Dr. Kingsley performs a surgical excision to remove atypical moles.