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.

What to Expect

  • How long does the procedure take?
    The procedure can take 30-60 minutes depending on size.
  • What does recovery time look like?
    Following the procedure, we highly recommend no heavy lifting, no exercise, no submerging in water (no swimming or baths, showers are ok) until the sutures are removed.

    • Face and Scalp: Sutures are in place for 5-9 days.
    • Body: Sutures are in place for 2 weeks.

Why MK Dermatology?

Dr. Kingsley and the team at MK Dermatology are dedicated to helping restore and enhance your individual beauty.

Dr. Kingsley and her team educate and provide a personalized treatment plan for all patients who have atypical moles.

Our direct care model is simple – with no hidden fees, copays or insurance headaches. Just stress-free, high-quality skin care when you need it.

Board-Certified Dermatologist

During your appointment, you will see our board-certified physician Dr. Melanie Kingsley.

Transparent Pricing

No hidden fees, no surprise bills, no copays or insurance headaches.

Direct Care

Increased access – whether patients have a quick question or need to make an appointment – along with shorter wait times.

Schedule An Appointment

Our team, led by board-certified dermatologist Dr. Kingsley, provides the latest skin treatments at our office. To schedule an appointment, call 317-620-0024 or schedule an appointment online.

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