Category Archives: MOHS Surgery



Mohs Surgery Long Beach, CA

Improvements in Dermoscopy can Facilitate Skin Cancer Diagnosis while Minimizing the Need for Biopsy

Dermoscopy offers physicians a low-cost diagnostic technique that aids in the early detection of skin cancers, including melanoma. However, the use of dermoscopy requires specialized training and experience, which not all dermatologists seek. According to statistics, there are parts of the country that are grossly underserved due to the localization of dermoscopic training primarily at […]


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Optimal Outcomes May Require a Team Effort

The Mohs surgical technique has been a significant step forward in the area of patient care. This procedure is renowned for its efficacy and long-term results. Because Mohs removes cancerous tissue in layers rather than one substantial piece, there is a much lower risk that patients will need reconstructive surgery to repair scarring from their […]


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Reconstruction after Mohs Surgery: A Matter of Timing

Physicians who obtain the necessary training and certification to perform Mohs Micrographic Surgery do so because they have a strong desire to improve patient outcomes. Mohs presents an opportunity to increase efficacy while simultaneously decreasing tissue disruption. As refined as this technique is compared to the standard surgical excision of skin cancers, there are instances […]


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Mohs an Excellent Approach for Many Basal Cell Carcinomas

Current statistics demonstrate a significant prevalence of basal cell carcinomas, the most common type of skin cancer. In addition to doing our part as healthcare practitioners to raise awareness about this potentially serious dermatologic and health condition, it is also necessary to offer patients the highest level of care possible. This means we need to […]


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Two Heads are Better than One

“You’re getting warmer! Hot! Hot!” Do you remember playing the “Hot/Cold” game as a child? This fun pastime teaches us a critical lesson; that feedback is an important aspect of any practice. When we go it alone, we are essentially walking blind. The best of the best earn their stellar reputation not through talent alone, […]


Mohs Surgery Long Beach, CA

Why Dermoscopy is Crucial to Patient Outcomes

Because one-third of all cancer diagnoses each year are categorized as skin cancer, it falls upon general practitioners and dermatologists to use diagnosis techniques that offer the highest degree of accuracy. Non-melanoma skin cancers rarely present the risk of mortality, but they can have devastating effects due to disfigurement. This is why early and accurate […]




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American Society for Mohs Surgery
6475 East Pacific Coast Highway, Box 700
Long Beach, CA 90803-4201
 
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