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Non-surgical Option to Remove Basal Cell Cancer?

I have a basal cell cancer on bridge of nose. I have an appointment in September for Mohs surgery. I haven't met with the doctor yet, but I do not... READ MORE

Tight and Lopsided Skin Flap Reconstruction Results

I had basal cell carcinoma on my nose, and I had Mohs surgery to remove it. The following day, I had plastic surgery to close it up. The plastic... READ MORE

2 Days Post-op MOHS Surgery - How to Reduce Swelling?

Dear doctors, I had a nodular BCC removed 2 days ago via MOHS - lateral to my right nostril in the nasal labial crease. Final incision extends from... READ MORE

How Well Do Skin Grafts Match From Inner Ear to Nose?

I will be having Mohs surgery next week, for two basal cell areas on the right side of my nose. I have fair skin that tends to be reddish on my face... READ MORE

Can Scar Be Fixed After Mohs?

Can it be fixed? Should it be fixed? The photo shows my left eye 10+ weeks after a skin graft following Mohs surgery to remove a basal cell lesion.... READ MORE

Numbness and Scarring After Mohs Surgery

I am a 48 yr old woman who had Mohs Sx 2 weeks ago. The incision begins at the top of the nose beside the left eye and goes down the left side of the... READ MORE

BCC on Side of Nose - Mohs or Laser Removal?

I have a BCC in the left side of the base of my nose.I m 33yo, my mother just removed the same BCC on the same place, with Mohs surgery. Results are... READ MORE

What Should I Ask About Nodular BCC on my Ala?

I have a nodular basal cell carcinoma (BCC) on my nasal ala. It is 5mm across and primarily flat. I will be having Mohs surgery in a couple weeks to... READ MORE

Post Mohs Procedure, my Dermotologist Did NOT Do Skin Graft

He cautorized only to allow for healing from within. Is this normal and best practice for a small basal cell carcinoma on the nose? READ MORE

Possible to Take Vitamins and Drink Alcohol After Mohs Surgery for Basal Cell Carcinoma?

Can someone getting Mohs surgery for basal cell carcinoma on their nose continue to take vitamins & alcohol after surgery? I was told by my... READ MORE

Dermabrasion 6 Months After Nasal Flap Repair - Too Late?

I had Mohs surgery to remove BCC 8 weeks ago, on the nasal ala. It was repaired with a rhomboid flap which is still elevated by the crease. Will this... READ MORE

Mohs Surgery on Nose - Stitches or Left to Heal by Itself?

I had a biopsy and the results are that I have a squamous cell on the tip on my nose, very small area. Using a Mohs Surgeon how will he/she determine... READ MORE

Is Mohs Surgery Necessary for a Minimally Invasive Squamous Cell on Bridge of Nose?

Is mohs indicated for squamous cell invasive on bridge of nose scattered surface of dermis? minimally invasive squamous cell on bridge of nose, biopsy... READ MORE

What Type of Repair Is Used After Mohs Surgery According to Size of Defect?

What different forms of reconstructive surgery are performed for different size defects after mohs surgery? I have a BCC on my nose and will not know... READ MORE

Are All Mohs Surgeon Qualified to Deal with DFSP Tumor?

Who is the most qualified MOHS surgeon that can deal with DFSP (Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberan) on the face? Hi, I had a MOHS surgery on my face to... READ MORE

I Am 49 Years Old. Diagnosed with BCC on Bridge of Nose, What's Best for Least Scarring?

Skin cancer specialist advised marginally removing BCC, send me home with a hole in my nose, back next day, if biopsy ok, wound closed like an... READ MORE

Swollen and Hard After Mohs Surgery

Had mohs 12 days ago. almost all swelling completely gone. 1cm Wound on side bridge of nose closed in linnear type fashion. Stitches from upper side... READ MORE

General Anesthesia on a 91 Year Old Patient for Skin Graft After Mohs?

My 91 year old father needs a skin graft on his nose after mohs surgery. His mohs doctor will do this proceedure using local anesthesia, but most... READ MORE

What is BCE and is Moh's a Good Idea?

Right nasal bridge. There are strands and cords of basal cell between collagen bundles in a dense fibrous stroma. The stands and cords are compressed... READ MORE

Can I Wait 7 Months for Mohs for 2mm Nodular BCC on Nose?

Biopsy result is 2mm nodular BCCpresent on deep and one peripheral margin. Carcinoma is composed of bland basaloid keretinocytes with peripheral... READ MORE

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