What is Facial Cancer Reconstruction?
Facial Cancer Reconstruction is a procedure to correct skin defects caused as a result of skin cancer removal. Due to the high exposure to harmful UV rays or other sources, people may experience an increased risk for developing skin cancer--primarily on the face, head, and neck areas. For this reason, the plastic surgeons at The Oaks Plastic Surgery offer top of the line surgical techniques for patients hoping to repair their skin after reconstruction.
Mohs surgery, or Micrographic surgery is the most common and effective method for treating basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinomas among patients. The procedure works to remove the cancerous tissue, and minimize the loss of healthy tissue. After Mohs many patients seek the expertise of a plastic surgeon to improve the aesthetic appeal of the resulting scarring and texture of the skin.