If you are looking for the most effective skin cancer surgery, look no further than Khrom Dermatology right here in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Tatiana Khrom is among the very few dermatologists who have completed training in Mohs micrographic surgery. It is a sophisticated technique, with better medical and cosmetic results than any other cancer removal method currently available.
All of this is done during a single appointment, which can vary in length of time, depending on the size of the cancer and the location on the body. Patients are welcome to speak to their dermatologist about this option and determine if it is the best solution for their specific needs. Many patients will find that Mohs will not only eliminate the skin cancer but will greatly reduce the chances of it recurring. Additionally, because of Mohs precision care, the wound often leaves little to no scarring. This is what makes Mohs micrographic surgery the most desirable choice for patients who have cancer on a very visible area of the body such as the face that would cause disfigurement if removed with another method.
The benefits of Mohs SurgeryWith most skin cancer removal methods, the surgeon is guided only by visual clues. He or she must look at the tumor and determine how much tissue to remove. Because cancers can have deep roots, a wide margin of tissue around the tumor is usually removed. As a result, the surgical wound is usually larger than necessary, but occasionally it is not large enough and cancer is left behind.
Only Mohs surgery includes progressive cancer removal with pathological analysis during the procedure.