A cancer diagnosis is very difficult to accept. Understanding that treating your skin cancer may result in scars or disfigurement can also be troubling. Your plastic surgeon understands your concerns and will guide you through treatment and explain the resulting effect on your health and appearance.
Skin cancer, much like any form of cancer, may require surgery to remove cancerous growths. Your plastic surgeon can surgically remove cancerous and other skin lesions using specialized techniques to preserve your health and your appearance.
Although no surgery is without scars, your plastic surgeon will make every effort to treat your skin cancer without dramatically changing your appearance.
Both Dr. Catherine Durboraw and Dr. Laura Cooper perform skin cancer removal surgery and reconstruction. Dr. Catherine Durboraw specializes in skin cancer removal from the eyelids and face and is a board certified oculoplastic surgeon. Dr. Laura Cooper specializes in excision of skin cancer on the body as well as the face and is a board certified plastic surgeon.