Skin Cancer Reconstruction in Tampa Bay
If you have been diagnosed with skin cancer, finding the right provider for your treatment can make a world of a difference. At Eyelid Surgeons of Tampa Bay, we specialize in skin cancer reconstruction around the eyelids and face and offer these services to residents of St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Tampa, FL and the many others who travel to us for our expert services.
What is Skin Cancer Reconstruction?
Skin cancer reconstruction is a treatment that may become necessary when a patient is diagnosed with skin cancer. In order to treat skin cancer, the affected areas must be removed from the body. Dr. Mohadjer recommends Mohs’ surgery for this process, and will coordinate your care with surrounding specialists in this field. In most cases, when the cancer is detected early, this will involve the surgical removal of a few layers of skin. Still, this process can alter the appearance of the skin.
With skin cancer reconstruction, various techniques can be used to restore the appearance of the eyelids and face in the affected area. The reconstruction is coordinated with the Mohs’ Surgeon to be completed after the skin cancer is removed completely.
Am I A Good Candidate for Skin Cancer Reconstruction Treatment?
If you have been diagnosed with skin cancer and would like to address the effects of treatment, you may be a good candidate for skin cancer reconstruction treatments. However, the best way to determine if you are a suitable candidate for these services is to schedule a personal consultation with Dr. Mohadjer.
During your consultation, you and Dr. Mohadjer will discuss your condition in order to determine if treatments are a good fit for you. At this point, we will be able to help you schedule your treatment or find a suitable alternative.
What is the Skin Cancer Reconstruction Treatment Like?
At Eyelid Surgeons of Tampa Bay, we often coordinate with a Mohs’ Surgeon to provide subsequent for skin cancer reconstruction procedures. Mohs surgery is an incredibly precise procedure that removes skin layer by layer, ensuring that only cancerous growths are removed while the rest of the skin remains unharmed. This will minimize scarring and leave as much healthy skin as possible.
What is the Skin Cancer Reconstruction Recovery Process Like?
The recovery for skin cancer reconstruction treatments will vary depending on the size and location of the treatment area, as well as the extent of the skin cancer. In most cases, patients will be able to return to their usual activities within a day or two of treatment. However, you will also need to take special care of the treatment area in order to ensure it heals properly.
What Kind of Results Can I Expect from Skin Cancer Reconstruction?
The goal of skin cancer reconstruction is to repair the defect in a way that protects the eyeball and also gives the best cosmetic result possible. It is important to note that the results will vary depending on your initial skin cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Contact us today to learn more about the skin cancer reconstruction treatment or to schedule your consultation. Eyelid Surgeons of Tampa Bay welcomes patients from Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, FL and around the world.