221641anon

Location: SC
Member since 9/29/2010

Activity

  • 10 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 3 comments
  • 6 questions

Reviews by 221641anon

Not Happy with Scar. Unrealistic Expectations?-Columbia, SC

Perhaps I had unrealistic expectations. This was my first surgery to remove a basal cell lesion. I am grateful that the lesion has been removed but I am very disappointed with the cosmetic results. Two days after I had the stitches removed from the skin graft, the lower rim separated. I got... READ MORE

Questions from 221641anon

Removing Multiple Lesions Besides the One Biopsied?

Will a Mohs surgeon usually remove other lesions besides the one biopsied prior to the surgery appointment if it is obvious to him with a high degree of certainty that they are... READ MORE

What Medical Specialty is Best for Prophylactic Mastectomy?

I have a strong family history of cancer. I need a breast reduction anyway. I don't know what specialty is best for a prophylactic mastectomy. Will I have to have a referral? READ MORE

Skin Graft After Mohs Surgery Split Open About 4-5mm the Day After Stitches Came Out

I had Mohs surgery near the corner of my eye for basal cell lesion 9 days ago. The nurse took stitches yesterday. She warned that if I rubbed it too much, the skin might come... READ MORE

Dark Spots in Graft After Mohs for Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC)

Should I worry about a graft with dark spots and some splitting around the borders 10 days post-op? Please see photo. Thanks!! READ MORE

Is It Okay for a PA to Do Facial Repair After Mohs?

The dermatologist/Mohs surgeon did the surgery, harvested the graft, and left his PA to do the rest. I know that many PA's may be good at stitching. However, I have a hard... 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. Even with daily massage, the... READ MORE

Recent comments from 221641anon

Me, too! I would have sought a plastic surgeon. The dermatologist/Mohs surgeon did the surgery, harvested the graft, and left his PA to do the rest. I know that many PA's may be good at stitching. However, I have a hard time comparing a... READ COMMENT

I haven't checked each one listed but all from Columbia,SC seem to be inactive. That's not surprising. SC isn't exactly a mecca for great medical care. READ COMMENT

I'm not sure I can get through the cadre of PA's to communicate my concerns directly to the surgeon. The normal procedure for his office is to have no follow up at all with the surgeon after the actual surgery and just to follow up with... READ COMMENT