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What are flat warts?

The flat wart It consists of a well-demarcated papule, reddish in color, with a flat surface, and which can be from 1.5 to 6 mm in diameter. Its texture is slightly rough. This virus has more than a hundred different strains that cause different types of warts. Flat warts they are characterized because they have a flattened upper part, hence its name.

These injuries affect the hands and / or face.Flat warts are another manifestation of the human papilloma virus and generally appear in adolescents, hence they are also known as juvenile warts. Like all warts, they are contagious. He contagion can be directoo for sharing towels or other items.

The place where they are seen most often is on the face, followed by the chest, arms, back and hands. They tend to itch and also hurt. They are seen more frequently in children, youth and women.

Laser treatment for flat warts

The best laser technology designed so far to treat this injury is the Lotus Laser. Lotus is an Erbium Laser that produces a vaporization of the wart without damaging neighboring tissues, it is fast, in one session many warts are treated, it is effective, it does not hurt and the patient immediately continues with his activity.

The number of sessions depends on the number and size of the warts. ANDThe interval between one session and the other is 7 to 15 days. This procedure is performed by dermatologists in the 3 centers.

Other treatments

  • Medicines: They are usually topical lotions, creams, or ointments. Mainly salicylic acid is used. Today Imiquimod is used a lot, this medicine works by improving the skin's defenses and it is the body itself that accelerates the healing process.
  • Surgery: It leaves scars and warts are rarely unique.
  • Cryosurgery: It is effective, but it hurts and takes a long time to recover the treated area, leaving scars.
  • Laser therapy: It is the treatment recommended by Hoogstra Medical Centers.

Patient testimonials


Excellent attention from Dr. Lorena Trodler. I went to remove some warts from my face with the laser treatment. Excellent professional and excellent results! I recommend!. Belgrano branch.

Florence Schrohn

Warts and acne

Very good attention, excellent professionals, I was treated for a wart on my neck and it was removed with a laser at the moment and without pain. I also treated myself for a case of stubborn acne on my back and they gave me treatment with antibiotics and lotion that cured me after suffering from this disease for years. I attended at the Belgrano headquarters that is opposite the Plaza de Barrancas. I did the treatment with Dr. Belén Salvaneschi.

Ricardo Maidana

Lotus laser to remove warts

The attention is excellent and they are very friendly. Dr. Lorena Trodler attended me at the Belgrano branch. The Lotus laser treatment to remove warts was great and super fast.

Yamila González


I was treated at the San José de Calasanz 176 branch by the professional Elena Placenti as a result of a skin rash compatible with warts. I was treated in a friendly way by the doctor and her diagnosis was responsible, with future appointments for the treatment. I also received friendly personal and telephone attention from the reception staff on site.

Rubén Omar Croce

Laser treatment price

You can take your turn online with the dermatologists at any of our branches and attend directly to carry out a treatment.

The cost of query dermatological is from $20,000 pesos, if you. carry out the treatment then the value of the consultation will be discounted.

The cost per session of Lotus laser It is $80.000 (up to 5 lesions). If you have many warts, the professional will probably have to do 2 sessions on the same day.

Doubts and queries

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