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I had MOHS laser to remove extensive basal cell carcinoma on my nose, and then a "flap" surgery to cover the damage? (photo)

Had MOHS laser on nose; flap surgery to repair; have big scars and large lump where flap attached; nose is pulled to one side; left nostril much... READ MORE

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

Debating Forehead flap: how long until the flap comes down?

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

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

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

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

I had MOHs surgery on 7/3/14 for BCC on my nose and a skin flap was used to close the wound. What are you opinion? (photo)

I am very concerned about asymmetry of my nose as well as the fact that the alar opening on the operated side is now about 50% closed and the nostril... 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

Small nodular BCC on nasal ala. If I get a skin flap, what can I expect the wound to look like 4 weeks after?

If I get a skin flap, what can I expect the wound to look like 4 weeks after? I am starting a new job and really would like recovery to be well... 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

Did my doctor do the right procedure?

I had a basal cell carcinoma on the tip of my nose. the path report said it was intersected at the deep margin. when i went to have it removed he... READ MORE

I bled a bit after my mohs surgery is this normal also can the skin in the skin of my flap die if I walk around too much?

I have slightly low platletss and bled a bit during my recovery the dr told me if i over did things the skin could die and scaring would be worse 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

Mohs closure. What are my options and at what point is a forehead flap considered?

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

How long after Mohs surgery can the repair be done? (photo)

I had Mohs surgery two and a half weeks ago to remove a BCC in the area between my nose and upper lip. I panicked after the surgery was finished, and... READ MORE

I had MOHs surgery on BCC on tip of my nose 1 day ago. I had a flap bought down from just above to repair.

Dressing removed today and covered with Vaseline one side of graft pulled away from sutures should I leave uncovered READ MORE

Should a nose flap after Mohs surgery look fairly normal after 7 weeks? (Photo)

I had a basal cell taken from the right tip of my nose and the dermatological surgeon who performed it did a local flap taken from the nose itself.... READ MORE

MOHS on nose. How close was I in having to have a forehead flap?

The basel cell on my nose was 1.5 x1.7. How close was I in having to have a forehead flap? READ MORE

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