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Laser Mole Removal

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Virginia Oral, Facial & Implant Surgery offers non-invasive treatment for patients who have unwanted facial moles. Our laser mole removal process typically takes less than an hour and provides predictable, cosmetically appealing results.

While some practices have nurses or technicians conduct these types of treatments, our cosmetic surgeons perform all med spa procedures for our patients.

As members of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and Board-Certified Oral and Maxillofacial surgeons, we bring a high degree of experience and skill to their care.

Our surgeons’ extensive knowledge of facial anatomy and aesthetics is reflected in his effective treatment and attractive outcomes. We are able to remove different types of moles using state-of-the-art laser devices.

Why Laser Mole Removal?

Laser mole removal is a quick and effective way to eliminate a mole from the surface of a person’s face without noticeable scarring. Patients do not require sedation during their treatment, and recovery from the procedure is very manageable.

Our practice uses a Syneron fractional CO2 laser, a safe and effective technology employed by doctors in a variety of medical and aesthetic treatments. The targeted beams of energy that the machine emits efface the mole, removing it from the surface of the face.

Laser mole removal provides several advantages over alternatives:

The technique can be very effective in getting rid of moles for cosmetic purposes. It gives Dr. Gocke a high degree of control over where the energy is applied.

Treatment with the laser device is more intensive than with other technologies. This means that patients typically require fewer applications.

Laser mole removal tends to be faster than other approaches since patients don’t usually need multiple sessions. The first treatment should eliminate nearly all visible signs of the mole.

Our staff can explain the technology and its benefits during your consultation. Your safety, comfort, and confidence in your treatment are our highest priorities.

Virginia Advanced Surgical Arts Approach To

As part of your initial consultation, our practitioners will conduct an examination to determine if you’re a good candidate for the treatment.

To help you maintain beautiful skin and youthful features, we spend time learning about your needs and goals. Building relationships with patients allow us to understand your concerns and give you the best care possible.

People who come Virginia Advanced Surgical Arts for laser mole removal often return to the practice for future cosmetic needs, such as BOTOX and Dermal Filler Injections. To support long-term aesthetics, he takes a comprehensive approach in patient consultations, carefully evaluating the health of the skin and vitality of facial features rather than limiting his examination to the immediate concern only.

As a patient, you will find treatment to be a collaborative and supportive process. We believe that outstanding outcomes must be paired with an excellent experience, and both rely on patients’ understanding and having a voice in their care. Both he and the team welcome the opportunity to serve you.

An Overview Of Laser Mole Removal

During your first visit to Virginia Advanced Surgical Arts, we will examine your skin and develop a treatment plan based on your needs. While many moles are benign and present no risk to a patient’s health, others require further investigation before treatment. In this latter case, we may recommend biopsy and excision instead of laser mole removal.

If instead, you are a good candidate for a laser procedure, we will discuss how the treatment works and the results we may be able to provide.

We will also review aftercare instructions and answer any questions you may have. We encourage you to take all the time that you need to make a decision about any procedure with our practice.

As part of laser mole removal:

Our staff will guide you in cleaning the area thoroughly. Taking this step ensures that the laser energy is delivered to the right place.

Numb the site using a local anesthetic. Patients are not typically sedated, and lidocaine or septocaine can make the experience more comfortable.

Plan for a 20-minute procedure. Our practice’s advanced technology allows treatment to take place efficiently and safely.

The procedure should help eliminate the appearance of the mole, leave behind minimal scarring, and provide a more aesthetically appealing appearance.

Our staff will be available to you following your treatment — and at any point during your experience — to answer your questions and address any concerns.

Laser mole removal is a non-invasive and effective option for eliminating unwanted facial moles.

To learn if you are a good candidate for treatment, contact Virginia Advanced Surgical Arts’ McLean office at (703) 388-2805, Reston office at (571) 595-3223, or Leesburg office at (703) 723-5366.

Meet Doctor

Craig Vigliante, MD, DMD

Dr. Vigliante became interested in oral surgery after having double jaw surgery for his open bite. Since then, he’s dedicated himself to showing his patients the highest level of care possible. He’s certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and holds medical and dental licenses in Virginia. 

What Our Patients Say


“I felt welcomed and valued from the second I walked in the door to the moment I left. Every person I interacted with- from the front desk staff, to the surgical assistants, and even the doctor himself- was kind, informative, and helpful. I had my wisdom teeth removed on Friday and was back to work with only a mild and easily manageable headache on Monday. They gave clear instructions on how to prevent infection and dry socket, and even called to check up on me the day of and week after my procedure! I strongly recommend this office to anyone who is searching for the services they offer.

Jacquelyn Candito


“Everyone was super nice, friendly, and courteous. The office is clean and modern. Everyone was professional and seemed pretty organized. I got to watch Netflix laying down while I waited as well. The staff was nice enough to even switch it to a show I recommended!! Also, there are snacks and drinks available for your drivers waiting on you. As someone who is wary of going to the dentist, it was a great experience and I’d recommend this place! Cute valentines day decorations when I was there too!”

Amy Vu

Experienced Cosmetic Surgeons Serving the DC Metro Area


Dr. Vigliante, Dr. Gocke, Dr. McAdams, and Dr. Thomas are board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeons thoroughly qualified to perform complex restorative surgical procedures, no matter the circumstance, for patients in Northern Virginia and Maryland. Their experience and training have given them an unmatched skill set balanced between art and science. You can be confident in choosing Virginia Advanced Surgical Arts for your oral surgery needs.