Our Experts Offer a Comprehensive Approach for Treatment of Cherry Angioma in San Antonio Clinic
Cherry Angioma (s) are benign, dilated blood vessels seen on the surface of the skin. They range from bright “cherry-red” to purple-bluish in color and are usually small (1-5mm) in size. They are the most common type of angioma seen in adults over the age of 40. 70% of adults over 70 years have cherry angiomas. These cherry-red “bumps” most often occur on the trunk and frequently on the scalp, face, neck, arms and legs. They are not painful or contagious but may bleed heavily if injured. The cause of Cherry Angiomas is unknown.
Treatment for Cherry Angioma (s)
Treatment of a cherry angioma (dilated blood vessel) is usually considered an elective cosmetic procedure. Dr. Ghohestani or one of his associates, in our San Antonio clinic, will evaluate the areas you are concerned with and suggest the most appropriate method of treatment for you. The four different treatment options include: