What is Mohs Surgery?
The board-certified skin cancer specialists at Florida’s Suncoast Skin Solutions have been dedicated to providing patients with comprehensive surgical, medical, and cosmetic dermatological care. Our cutting-edge surgical and non-surgical approaches to medical and cosmetic dermatology provide our patients with natural-looking results that require minimal downtime and recovery.
What is Mohs Surgery?
The specialists at our Florida skin cancer centers understand that finding out you have skin cancer is a scary experience within itself. That’s why we want to ensure your skin cancer dermatology treatment is as accurate and as pain-free as possible. Our dermatology centers in Florida use Mohs surgery for skin cancer removal is a highly specialized skin cancer treatment in which our board-certified dermatologists remove very thin layers of the affected skin until all skin cancer has been removed. These very small samples are all examined under a microscope to give our patients the most curative treatment possible. Each of our dermatologists in Florida who perform Mohs surgery has taken years of extra training to precisely remove any skin cancer with a 99 percent effective rate, all without damaging the skin around the treatment area.
How Much Does Mohs Surgery Cost?
The cost of your Mohs dermatology surgery at Florida’s Suncoast Skin Solutions is going to vary depending on the extent of treatment needed to achieve your desired results. To find out a more accurate cost for your Mohs surgery, we encourage you to come in for a private consultation with one of our expert staff members.
What are the Benefits of Mohs Surgery?
There are many benefits to receiving Mohs surgery at Florida's Suncoast Skin Solutions, including:
- 99 percent curative rate of skin cancer with just one treatment
- Protects and preserves skin surrounding the treatment area
- Provides minimal scarring following surgery
What Can I Expect During my Mohs Surgery?
Your Mohs surgery will be performed at your local Suncoast Skin Solutions center by one of our expert board-certified dermatologists. Before your Mohs surgery begins, a local anesthetic will be administered to the treatment area. This is to ensure you remain as comfortable as possible throughout your treatment. Once numb, your Mohs surgeon will begin gently removing small samples of skin from your treatment area. Each layer of skin will be carefully examined underneath a microscope until your Mohs surgeon is sure no cancer cells are present any longer.
What Can I Expect After my Mohs Surgery?
Your Mohs surgery should result in up to a 99 percent curative rate after just one treatment. Following your Mohs surgery, you will be given a detailed set of post-operative care instructions for your treatment area. It’s important you follow these steps very carefully to ensure you have minimal scarring following treatment. If you have any questions or concerns about your treatment area following your Mohs surgery, we encourage you to call your local Suncoast skin cancer center at your earliest convenience.
Is Mohs Surgery Right for Me?
If you’re looking for a highly effective skin cancer treatment that does minimal damage to your surrounding skin, Mohs surgery may be right for you. The best way to find out if Mohs surgery is right for you is to schedule a private consultation with one of our board-certified skin cancer dermatologists around Florida. They’ll be happy to sit down with you, listen to your concerns, assess your skin, and develop a fully personalized treatment plan to help you get your healthiest-looking and -feeling skin. Ideal candidates for Mohs surgery are in good general health and have realistic expectations of their potential results.