What is Facial Reconstruction Post MOHS Or Skin Cancer Excision?
Dr. Ridgway can help you address scars that may have resulted from treating your skin cancer. During your initial consultation, Dr. Ridgway will listen to any concerns you may have and will guide you through treatment options, explaining how results will effect your health and appearance.
Skin cancer, much like any form of cancer, may require surgery to remove cancerous growths. Dr. Ridgway can surgically remove cancerous and other skin lesions using specialized techniques to preserve your health and your appearance. Although no surgery is without scars, Dr. Ridgway will treat your skin cancer in ways that will limit the impacts on your appearance.
PROCEDURE LENGTH2-3 hours (depending on extent of procedure)
IN/OUT PATIENTUsually Outpatient
RECOVERYBack at work in 4-7 days.
Resume light exercise at 2 weeks.
Resume strenuous activity at 6 weeks.
8-12 weeks for swelling to resolve.