What is Electrocautery?
Electrocautery is a safe procedure that destroys excess tissue like viral warts and skin tags by using electricity.
How does the treatment take place?
It is done using a small probe, which has an electric current running through it, to cauterize the tissue. Various types, shapes, and sizes of tips are available for specific treatments. To minimize the pain, topical or local anesthesia is applied on the areas to be treated.
How long do wounds heal?
The wound starts to heal on the second day and totally peels off in one to two weeks depending on the size of the removed excess tissues.
Will it leave scars?
In most cases, scars vanish in one to two weeks.