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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Dermatologist: Mohs paste is a form of topical therapy used in treating more advanced forms of skin tumors such as basal and squamous Ca's. If the lesion is spread ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subramaniam Arumugam
55 years experience in Plastic Surgery
SurgeryForSkinCancer: It is a special and precise surgical technique in which layers of skin cancer tissues are removed and examined under magnification and usually continu ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
37 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Skin cancer: Mohs surgery is a type of surgery to completely excise skin cancer. The tissue is sent pathologist who tells surgeon immediately where he need to keep ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Fair: Mohs surgery has been used successfully int treating cutaeous basal cell and squamous Ca. The treatment of melanoma is best handled by wide resectio ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Yang
21 years experience in Facial Plastic Surgery
Trained as surgeons: Facial plastic surgeons are trained differently from plastic surgeons. Starting w/ ent/head & neck surgery residency, then a one year fellowship in f ... Read More
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A 67-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Yes , try also Mederma over the counter.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elliot Duboys
43 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Neither: Facial plastic surgeons are typically ENT (otolaryngologists) who may, or may not have completed special training in facial plastic surgery. Many are ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience in Pathology
Squamous cancer.: Squamous cancer is seen in three forms - bowen's dfisease or cancer in situ, scar carcinoma or change/ulceration in a previously stable scar, and verr ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Size of defect: It really depends on the size of the defect. If small (under 1cm) , i would advise staying with the dermatologist unless a cartilage graft is required ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Han
Dr. Karen Han answered
22 years experience in Dermatology
Depends...: This should be answered by your doctor who is performing the scar revision. Generally, if your scar revision require surgical excision, and the mole ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Colen
45 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Yes: It is more likely that you have a "hypertrophic scar" rather than a "keloid scar." both can be helped by plastic surgeons who have many options availa ... Read More
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A 89-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience in Family Medicine
Cancer: if it is the basil or squamous cell it needs to be completely removed
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
45 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Hidradenitis supp Tx: Excision with rotational transposition flap closure by boarded Plastic surgeon.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Levine
50 years experience in Dermatology
Hair restoration: If by this you mean hair transplantation, if done properly, it can improve the appearance of the scalp.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience in Dermatology
It can: This has to be monitored because there are other meds that may need to be used.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elliot Duboys
43 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Yes/No: What type of surgery? Plastic surgeons frequently operate on ears that are prominent and deformed. If you are seeking or asking about surgeries on e ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer
25 years experience in Anesthesiology
Depends : On the amount of tissue needed to get clean margins, but on average a pretty smooth recovery with easily controlled pain. Many times can be done with ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Careaga
17 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Uhhhhh...: That's not really considered 'cosmetic' surgery. See a general or colorectal surgeon.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience in Podiatry
It depends...: If your doctor is a contracted member of your insurance plan, and your deductible and co-insurance level is reasonable, the cost should be nominal. A ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience in General Surgery
Analyse risk/benefit: The statistics on outcomes for various procedures are available. In your particular case, success will also be influenced by your risk/benefit analysi ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Trattler
28 years experience in LASIK Surgery
LASIK surgery: Lasik surgery is an elective surgery that is typically not covered by insurance. Another term is to call lasik a self-pay surgery (rather than an ins ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
Diabetes: Diabetics may heal slower. Tension on the wound and excessive movement may result in a worse scar. Discuss after care with the doctor who performed th ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ram Kalus
Dr. Ram Kalus answered
38 years experience in Plastic Surgery
It can be.: If your implants are older silicone and have leaked or ruptured, there may be significant scar tissue or encapsulation to remove, and this can indeed ... Read More
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