Laser Treatments for Lesion Removal
Lesion removal is offered by expert UW Health dermatologists in Madison, Wisconsin, using the latest advanced laser techniques.
Patients come to us because they would like the removal of a vascular lesion, or an abnormally large amount of blood vessels located directly under the surface of the skin. Our removal process is easy, and consists of using a laser beam to remove unwanted cells while leaving healthy cells intact.
Frequently Asked Questions
How does a laser treatment remove a skin lesion?
Patients seek removal of vascular lesions, or abnormally large amounts of blood vessels, located directly under the skin's surface. Your physician will use a laser beam to remove unwanted cells while leaving healthy cells intact.
What should I expect following a laser treatment?
You may find that the area looks red or mildly sun-burnt for several weeks. Bruising and slight bleeding are also common side effects. You can treat the area with antibiotic ointment and a bandage if necessary.