A cherry angioma is often small, bright red, circular or oval in shape. They can appear smooth and flush with your skin. Conversely, Cherry Angiomas can also be slightly raised. They can be found primarily on the upper body, however are also quite possible on the lower extremities.
Although most Cherry Angiomas are cosmetic in nature and harmless, some may need medical assessment. These conditions can be Physician treated using the Cynergy laser or a combination of other treatments to remove the unwanted lesions. Multiple treatments may be required. Physician consultation is required to determine what treatment modality is best for your personal condition.
How do I know if I need a medical assessment?
Please seek a medical assessment with a physician or our Dermatologist, Dr. Muba Taher if you exhibit the following in conjunction with your Cherry Angioma as:
- Bleeding without scratching, rubbing.
- Scaling or “fish scale-like”
- Tender to the touch
Please ensure you are checked if you exhibit any of the above symptoms, as they may be early signs of Skin Cancer.
$75 per angioma*
Multiple treatments may be required.
Contact us today to find out if this procedure is right for you.
*Please note: these conditions are considered cosmetic and are therefore not covered by Alberta Health Care. A quote will be issued at the time of the consultation for the cost of the procedure.