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I have one under my eye and I bought a thing called tagband from Amazon, its like a tiny elastic band to tie them off. I tried it and it hurt so much I had to take it off after about 8 hours. It ended up killing half the tag so it's now half the size, keep meaning to pluck up the courage to try it again to get rid of the whole thing! Oh but it does say on the pack not to be used near the eyes...
My GP removed a very prominent skin tag. She sprayed on some stuff and a few days later, it fell off. But it wasn't anywhere near my eye and to be honest, I'd only risk it if it was interfering with my vision.
Well i have looked it up and it does say that cider vinegar can do the trick. Or failing that, tea tree oil? Mine are really small. Not sure i could tie anything around them as they are tiny. I really do hate them. The hunt continues... Any more suggestions are welcome
I had a small skin tag that came off using nip and fab night pads. I can't remember where I read it (maybe MN) but someone said it had worked for them so I gave mine a rub over with the pad once I'd done my face and it came away within about a fortnight. The pads are often on offer on Boots or Superdrug. I don't know if it was the glycolic or hyaluronic acid that did it but I was delighted because it had bugged me for years.
DH had one on the outer fold of his eyelid which used to "catch" when he blinked. I refused to do any home remedies so close to his eye so the GP referred him to a private dermatologist. He used a scalpel to remove it, two dissolving stitches and a tube of antiseptic cream to take home. Five minutes and €70!
He did warn DH that it would come back. Three years later and he can feel it under the surface, and there are more in other areas like his armpits and neck. Old age, mixed oily/dry olive skin and repeated sun damage in his youth are our amateur diagnosis!