What is Mohs Surgery?


Mohs surgery offers you a promising alternative for skin cancer treatment. It is ideal for basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma on the scalp, ears, nose and face. This type of cancer treatment is ideal for skin cancer that has returned or has not been easily contained. It involves removing a thin layer of tissue, which is immediately tested. The process continues layer by layer until no additional cancer cells are detected. Once the procedure is over, the area is closed.

Why Choose Mohs Surgery?

When you are struggling with skin cancer, it can be extremely frustrating, especially if it is in an area where you can see it. You have to worry about it disfiguring you. Worst of all, it could spread and put your life in jeopardy. By choosing to have Mohs surgery, you are going to benefit from one of the most effective forms of cancer removal there is. You will have peace of mind as you learn that your skin cancer is gone on the day of your treatment.

How to Find Out if Mohs Surgery is Right for You

If you have skin cancer that has affected your head, neck or scalp, there is a good chance that you are a candidate for Mohs surgery. If you have had skin cancer before and it keeps coming back, you should ask our doctor about the possibility of this procedure. When skin cancer appears in highly visible areas or you are at high risk of having skin cancer due to your family history or your fair skin, Mohs surgery could be the ideal solution for you.

Learn More During a Consultation

The best way to learn more about Mohs surgery is to see our doctor at Supriya Aesthetic Dermatology to discuss your treatment options. When you come in for an evaluation, our doctor can evaluate your skin cancer, look at your medical history and determine which direction to move for your cancer treatment.

When you are dealing with skin cancer, whether it is the first time or you have dealt with many rounds of treatment, you need to deal with it as soon as possible. Skin cancer will only progress over time. Ignoring it won't work. If you are looking for the reassurance that comes with knowing your skin cancer is gone, ask about Mohs surgery during a consultation at Supriya Aesthetic Dermatology in West Palm Beach or Jupiter. Contact us today to schedule an appointment to learn more!

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