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Wound Care After Mohs Surgery Repair?

I have read pros and cons regarding the proper care for a granulating wound on the upper forehead. A forehead flap procedure covered the large defect... READ MORE

Estimating Size of BCC Through Skin Flap?

Can I tell how big my BCC (Basal Cell Carcinoma) was by my reconstruction skin flap that measured 2cm x 2cm? I had Mohs Surgery and the margins were... READ MORE

Discoloration and Thickness After Bi-lobe Flap Reconstruction Around My Nose?

Had bi-lobed reconstruction after mohs surgery 12 weeks ago. My nose is still blue and thick where the flaps were moved. After seeing pictures of... READ MORE

Why Would a Mohs Surgeon Choose to Use a Skin Graft on the Nose when an Uncomplicated Flap is an Option?

From all that I have read, it appears that flaps often produce a far superior aesthetic outcome when compared to using skin grafts. Why would a Mohs... READ MORE

Repair of Previous Mohs Procedure?

I had a Mohs procedure on the tip of my nose to remove a basel cell on June 26th. The wound was about a centimeter. On the same day a plastic surgeon... READ MORE

What Causes a Pincushion Scar in Flap Surgery and What Are the Options for Repairing It?

Five weeks ago I had a large skin cancer removed from my temple next to my eye using a flap repair. A pincushion scar has resulted and a friend who is... READ MORE

Scar Revision and Nostril Lift?

I had scar revision 2 days ago to fix trapdooring and scarring from initial Mohs surgery 1 year ago. The basal cell was on my nose in lower third of... READ MORE

Facial Surgery: Nov. 6 Following Melanoma Removal. Strong Odor? Cause?

I had facial surgery called a Flap? on Nov. 6 following removal of a large melanoma near my nose. Size of a large tablespoon. Now I am experiencing a... READ MORE

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