Mohs Surgery Q&A
Forehead + Mohs Surgery
I had Mohs surgery on 8/14 to remove a basal cell cancer from my forehead. The wound is now open and covered and I'm weighing my options for repair. ... READ MORE
The Dr had to take 2 cuts to get it all, it went to the skull. I have a 2" hole in my forehead. The last bolster was taken out 2 weeks ago, it... READ MORE
I had a small (3mm) raised pearly colored bump on my forehead for the past few months. My dermatologist removed it and sent if for a biopsy. It came... READ MORE
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
MOHS for bcc on forehead Nov. 7. After stitches removed two weeks post-op, a large scab remained in center of area; this scab is still just as large... READ MORE
My dad had 6mm by 6mm lesion on forehead two months ago. It was diagnosed as squamous cell carcinoma (biopsy was done; pathology report said it was... READ MORE
2 weeks ago, I had plastic surgery to repair a dime size hole in my forhead located just right of the midline on my forehead. The repair was... READ MORE
I had MOHs done in May 2012. Three reconstructive surgeries later.... I'm struggling with the scarring. I have a large raised scar on my forehead, a... READ MORE
Hello, I have been given the option of a forehead flap for my mohs on nose reconstruction. I'm so scared of the forehead flap because it's so gruesome... READ MORE
I was told to get Moh's but didn't because I didn't have money. I finally made my appointment, but I'm scared. It is on my forehead and it is about an... READ MORE
My dermatologist suggested XOFT radiation instead of surgery. I had all the mapping and prep work done and was ready to start treatment, only to... READ MORE
I had mohs surgery 1 wk ago and the incision is HUGE. I surfed the internet and cannot find one even close...They couldn't graft or stitch because... READ MORE
I had a biopsy in which the doctor completely removed what looked like a red pimple on my upper forehead.
The biopsy was positive BCC, The area has completely healed over without a trace. So I canceled my surgery. I am assuming that the cancer was only in... READ MORE
I have had an area on right side of forehead biopsied basal cell over 10 years ago. It has been frozen, excised, curetted, tried Aldara and Effudex... READ MORE
Is superficial radiotherapy a good alternative to mohs surgery for treatment of basal cell carcinoma?
I have recently undergone mohs surgery for a bcc on my cheek. I experienced a MRSA infection and an ectropion eyelid that will require surgery. I have... READ MORE
Skin graft on nose bridge after MOHS. I have received 2 conflicting opinions. Which will give me the best result?
I have a BCC about a 1/4 inch in diameter on the bridge of my nose. The first doctor recommended taking graft from the forehead and to perform the... READ MORE
My biopsy on the side of my nose reads superficial with margins. One surgeon told me she would NEVER let anyone do the forehead flap on her and I do... READ MORE
I have recurring basal cells on my right forehead over my eye. My new Mohs surgeon wants to re-excise my old scars as well as the new basal cell in a... READ MORE
I had a small lump removed from my forehead. Should I put a slight amount of vaseline on the wound daily?
I was told for a week use a bandaid with vasoline and it will get better. My question is should I just put a slight amount of vasoline on the wound... READ MORE