Any skin ailment that might require surgery can be a stressful time for you and your family. Colorado Skin and Skin Cancer Center is able to help you find a method of treatment that will be the least difficult and get you back on the road to recovery as soon as possible.
Skin cancers include, melanoma, basal cell, and squamous cell. Basal and squamous cell are common and treatment is very effective. Malignant melanoma can be more difficult to treat. Early diagnosis and treatment is crucial and can increase the survival rate from melanoma.
A physician trained in Mohs surgery removes visible tumors with a very thin layer of tissue around it. The surrounding tissue is then examined for signs of cancer-free cells. Mohs surgery spares the greatest amount of healthy tissue, reduces the rate of local recurrence, and has the highest overall cure rate of treatment.
Treatment options can vary depending on the type of skin condition you have. We will consult with you and find an option that fits your situation and also create a plan for recovery.