Seborrheic Keratosis

by Dr. Yiannis Neofytou

Seborrheic keratosis is a benign skin lesion (non-cancerous) that is causally related to an inherited predisposition. It usually appears after the age of 40. No one knows what causes seborrheic keratosis Seborrheic hyperkeratosis can be irritated by friction on clothes or by an injury. After scratching it has happened to fall and leave, but usually reappear


Seborrheic hyperkeratosis does not require treatment. If seborrheic keratosis is irritated, itchy or unsightly or if it bleeds, it can be removed at the doctor’s office. The treatment is usually painless.

The main removal methods are:

* Cryosurgery

* Co2 Laser.

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Mesopen is an alternative form of mesotherapy. It helps the penetration of active substances, creating portals of entry into the skin barrier with the creation of controlled micronulls, thanks to its specially designed head (pen with 12 tiny titanium pins), without obvious skin injury. Through this mechanism of action, the penetration capacity of the active substances increases.



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