What Should I Expect During Mohs Surgery?

By | 2018-11-05T13:29:47+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Mohs Micrographic Surgery|

Mohs surgery is a highly-advanced skin cancer removal technique and is used to treat the most common types of skin cancers (basal and squamous cell carcinoma and occasionally melanoma). The procedure ensures the entire cancer is removed while leaving surrounding tissue intact. With early diagnosis, you can expect a 99% cure-rate with Mohs surgery -the [...]

What Should I Consider When Choosing a Mohs Surgeon?

By | 2018-04-26T11:48:50+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Skin Cancer|

A skin cancer diagnosis is something that shouldn’t be taken lightly, even if it’s in the early stages. At Levy Dermatology in Memphis, Tennessee, our go-to removal treatment for basal cell carcinoma or squamous cell carcinoma is Mohs Micrographic surgery. Mohs is safe, effective and provides up to a 99% cure rate. Mohs Micrographic [...]

What Can I Expect During Mohs Micrographic Surgery?

By | 2017-10-06T10:41:15+00:00 September 16th, 2017|Mohs Micrographic Surgery|

If your doctor or dermatologist has recently found basal cell carcinoma or squamous cell carcinoma on your body, they may recommend removing the cancer with Mohs Micrographic Surgery. Mohs Micrographic Surgery has been around for over 70 years and has a 99% cure rate, especially with large tumors and aggressive cancers. How is Mohs [...]

How Often Should I get a Skin Cancer Check?

By | 2017-08-31T14:00:27+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Skin Cancer|

Each year, more than 3 million people in the United States are affected by skin cancer. While these numbers may come as a surprise, there are many things you can do to prevent from becoming part of the statistic. There are also many ways you can notice warning signs and ensure early diagnosis.   [...]

Am I a Candidate for Mohs Micrographic Surgery to Remove Skin Cancer?

By | 2018-09-26T04:03:16+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Mohs Micrographic Surgery|

Detecting and removing skin cancer early is extremely important to a person’s recovery. While most patients are familiar with traditional skin cancer removal methods, many are not aware of Mohs Micrographic Surgery. Mohs Micrographic Surgery involves removing the cancer one layer at a time. This allows a surgeon to see where the cancer ends [...]

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