3 years after Mohs sugery on my nose, I still have a large indentation, scarring and redness.

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Nasal reconstruction following Mohs surgery

Sometimes following Mohs surgery and closure, revision surgery is necessary.  Several things can be done to correct nasal scarring.  A photo or an in person consult would be best to help guide you.  I would visit a facial plastic surgeon or plastic surgeon to discuss the reconstruction of your issue.  While many Mohs surgeons perform excellent Mohs defect repairs, I am of the opinion that we should let the Mohs surgeons clear the cancer, but leave the repair and reconstruction to the facial plastic surgeons and plastic surgeons.  I wish you well!

New Orleans Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Indentation, scarring, and redness after Mohs

At three years out there are some reconstructive elements that can possibly be done. Visit a board-certified dermatologist in your area who has experience in reconstruction and scar minimization to discuss your situation.

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F. Victor Rueckl, MD
Las Vegas Dermatologist
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