What is a Mohs micrographic surgery?
Mohs micrographic surgery is a surgical procedure which is used to remove skin cancer. Thin skin layers are removed surgically and processed by sectioning in a horizontal way. In case cancer is found in the tissue margins, it is mapped with another layer being taken. The process is repeated until the entire skin cancer is removed.
What areas are treated by Mohs micrographic surgery, What are the benefits of Mohs micrographic surgery?
This surgery is mostly performed on the face in order to treat the skin cancers. Apart from this, it is also very useful when it comes to treating nose, lip, ear, and eyelid skin cancers. The Mohs micrographic surgery treats the cancers very well that have recurred or are having ill-defined borders.
The benefits are: 99% cancer cure rate, minimized risk of regrowth, minimal scarring, and protection of healthy tissues.
How to take care of the wound after surgery?
Dr. Ariel Ostad will provide verbal and written instructions in order to take care of the wound after surgery.
Where is the procedure performed?
Our facility is certified by the AAAASF (American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities), and neck lift procedures are performed here in our office. The procedure generally takes less than two hours, and you can count on our amazing team to ensure your comfort.