Seborrhoeic Keratosis

One of the most common non-cancerous skin growths in older adults. A seborrhoeic keratosis is usually appears as a brown, black or light tan growth on the face, chest, shoulder or back. The growth has a waxy, scaly, slightly elevated appearance. These usually start to appear from the age of 40. These can be hereditary. These are made up of a build up normal skin cells.

Importantly;

  • They are harmless

  • They are not cancerous

  • They do not develop into cancers

  • They are not infectious

  • They are not transmitted from on person to another