Seborrheic Keratosis

Seborrheic Keratosis are a form of skin growth that can appear anywhere on the body.


Seborrheic Keratosis also known as Seborrheic Warts are harmless growths that appear on the surface of the skin. Whilst they are not dangerous they can become a nuisance if they itch, snag on clothing or become inflamed. People also often dislike the look of them particularly if they appear on the face

How can Aesthetics Of Liverpool help?

At Aesthetics of Liverpool we offer two forms of Seborrheic Keratosis removal the type of removal suitable for you will be established at your initial consultation.

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Seborrheic Keratosis are a common form of skin growth whilst they or not cancerous or dangerous they can be unsightly for clients especially if they appear in large numbers. At first just one lesion may appear, though they can multiply. Whilst some people have just one, others may have hundreds and once they appear they are usually their to stay.

A Seborrheic Keratosis can vary in appearance but they usually have the following characteristics:

• Vary in size.
• Rough surface.
• Vary in colour from Golden Brown to Black.
• Size varies from less than one centimetre to several.
• Surrounded by white ring, where the Mole has lost its colour.
• Can appear alone or in large groups.
• Appear spontaneously.

Whilst Seborrheic Keratosis are not dangerous it is imperative to visit your GP to rule out the possibility of skin cancer if you notice any of the following:There’s a new growth
A growth has border that is irregular (blurred or jagged)
Is irritated or painful
Has an unusual colour e,g purple, blue, reddish black
An existing growth changes in appearance.

Seborrheic Keratosis are usually benign growths that appear due to a build up of ordinary skin cells. The risk of developing them increases with age, the condition can also run in families whilst someone who has frequent sun exposure is more likely to develop them.
Seborrheic Keratosis are a common condition. At Aesthetics of Liverpool we are able to remove them however if you have any further concerns we would advise you to visit your GP.