What is Mohs micrographic surgery, and can it be used on the face?

Mohs Surgery on Face in Lorain OH area

Patients diagnosed with skin cancer, whether basal cell carcinoma or melanoma, will need to talk to a professional about their needs to get a definitive diagnosis and discuss removal options. For many patients challenged with skin cancer on the face, our team at Associates In Dermatology will often recommend certain types of procedures for excision, such as Mohs micrographic surgery. Mohs micrographic surgery continues to be a reliable way to address areas of skin cancer, particularly those that develop on highly visible areas where disfigurement should be avoided, such as the face. Let’s talk about Mohs micrographic surgery and what makes … Continue reading

What You Should Know About the Recovery Process from Undergoing Mohs Surgery

Recovering from Mohs Surgery in Middleburg Heights OH Area

While Mohs surgery is nothing new, recent advancements in medical technology and instruments have made it more effective at removing a more comprehensive range of skin cancers. Mohs provides fantastic cure rates with minimal tissue removal and damage, making this procedure very popular among Middleburg Heights and Westlake, Ohio, patients who want life-threatening skin cancer tissue removed with minimal recovery. The team at Associates in Dermatology would like to share some basic information about the procedure and what you can expect from recovery. A Quick Overview of Mohs If you have been diagnosed with skin cancer, Mohs surgery is a … Continue reading

Typical answers to questions about Mohs Surgery

Dermatologist for Mohs Surgery in Westlake OH Area

Skin cancer is a commonly understood medical condition. However, many people don’t understand just how impactful the condition can be. In fact, 1 in 5 people in the United States will be diagnosed with skin cancer by the age of 70, and more than two people die from skin cancer every hour. It’s no wonder that more and more attention is being put on the prevention of skin cancer with protection like sunscreen, long-sleeved shirts, and avoiding the sun’s harmful rays at peak hours. While prevention is critical, it’s also important to remove skin cancer that does arise. The team … Continue reading

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