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Mohs Microscopic Reconstructive Surgery

Early diagnosis and treatment of melanoma can rectify many cancer cases. Looking the other way only leads to more serious conditions spreading to and reaching your lymph nodes and other body organs. Melanoma treatment is conditioned on the stage and size of the cancer tumor. The success of Mohs surgery relies on an accurate assessment […]

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What Are the Advantages of Mohs Surgery?

Mohs surgery is a procedure designed to help with the treatment of skin cancer. Named after Frederic E. Mohs, the founder and creator of the procedure, a dermatologist performs the Mohs surgery. The surgeon removes the visible portion of the cancer and some of the surrounding skin, then divides the tissue into color-coded sections that indicate which […]

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Virtual Mohs Consultations Can Support Optimal Patient Outcomes

The COVID-19 pandemic brought about changes we could never foresee. Across all fields of medicine, providers had to get creative about their approach to various services. While the world focused on how to understand, treat, and slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, doctors had to develop viable methods of providing new and existing patients […]


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Registration is Now Open for the 2022 Annual Meeting: Focus on Skin Cancer

Dermatologists are tasked with the job of diagnosing and treating skin conditions. That’s the way some may see it. The way we see it is that a dermatologist can significantly contribute to their patients’ sense of well-being by taking care with their consultation and examination processes. This is especially true when patients are seeking skin […]


New Skin Cancer Diagnoses Deserve to Include Talk of Mohs Surgery

Any person or loved one of someone diagnosed with skin cancer is bound to have many questions. At first, it can be difficult to take in all of the information provided by a doctor, which could, in some cases, impede the consideration of various treatment options. Mohs trained dermatologists are excellent resources for patients, knowing […]


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Patients Are Seeking Mohs Specialists for Expert Care

It does not take long for a practicing dermatologist to realize how frightened patients feel when they receive a skin cancer diagnosis. Most discover this emotional aspect of clinical practice while still performing residency work or other clinicals. The fear a patient feels is related to the words “skin cancer” more than anything because, at […]


Why We’re Here

Board-certified dermatologists contribute to their patients’ health and wellness. One of the ways they do this is by performing skin cancer screenings and providing patients with the critical information they need to remain aware of their risks and the importance of routine skin cancer exams. While we have seen an increase in consumer awareness regarding […]


Getting a Clear Picture of Skin Cancer

Skin cancer has become a prevalent condition in our country, affecting approximately 1 in 5 people today. Seeing that most cases of skin cancer are preventable, we find this statistic unacceptable. Part of our intent at the American Society for Mohs Surgery is to decrease the instances of extensive damage caused by various types of […]


Reconstruction after Mohs Surgery, Is it Always Necessary?

Experts estimate that approximately 20 percent of Americans will face skin cancer during their lifetime. Historically, skin cancer treatment has been accompanied by the persistence of noticeable scarring. This has been especially relevant for patients with skin cancer extending over a wide surface area. When skin cancer develops in a highly visible area, such as […]


Mohs Surgery

There is No Manipulating Patient Satisfaction

Mohs micrographic surgery has been heralded as the gold standard in skin cancer treatment. This combination of surgical and histopathological techniques was developed to completely remove complicated skin cancers without excising an unnecessary amount of adjacent healthy tissue. As conservative as the Mohs technique is, there may be defects that require repair. The skilled Mohs […]


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