A diagnosis of skin cancer is something no one ever wants to receive, and yet, millions of Americans are diagnosed every year. In the aftermath of a serious diagnosis, you may feel overwhelmed, as you and your loved ones seek to understand what options are available for treatment. However, the good news is that Mohs surgery is a highly successful option for removing the two most common types of skin cancer, while preserving all normal tissues. Considering this treatment? Here is what you need to know:
Where is Mohs Successful?
The beauty and popularity of Mohs surgery is that it can be performed anywhere on the body. Some of the most common regions for Mohs surgery are:
- Behind the ear
- On the nose
- Above the eyebrow
- Upper lip/Lower lip
If you have questions regarding the specific site of your cancerous tissue and whether or not Mohs will work for you, the best option is to schedule a consultation. This will allow us to more fully understand your unique situation, so that we can create a treatment plan that is best suited to your needs.
What is Mohs Surgery?
At liv Plastic Surgery, Dr. Ress performs Mohs Complete™, a technique that combines the best elements of all pathology and surgical approaches. With Mohs Complete™, patients can rest assured that their tumor has been removed with 99% certainty, while their aesthetic concerns are addressed to make the site of the procedure less noticeable.
Why Trust liv Plastic Surgery?
Given the importance of ensuring that the skin cancer has been properly removed, you should ensure that the team performing your surgery is highly experienced in the technique. At liv Plastic Surgery, you receive only the highest quality of care. Dr. Ress is one of the few surgeons in the state of Florida who can perform Mohs surgery, giving him and his team a breadth and depth of knowledge that cannot be found elsewhere.
Ready to Learn More? Contact Us
Although a skin cancer diagnosis can be intimidating, rest assured, the team at liv Plastic Surgery is here to help. Our office is conveniently located for patients in Boca Raton and the surrounding Florida communities. So when you are ready to take the next step, do not hesitate to contact us.