Mohs surgery or Mohs micrographic surgery is a well-established technique developed by Dr. Frederic Mohs in the late 1930s. It is considered the best and most effective skin cancer treatment for the two most common forms of skin cancer: basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. It has an impressive success rate of up to […]
How are Mohs Surgery and Skin Cancer Related?
Mohs surgery is extremely effective in eliminating skin cancer. It is often recommended for skin lesions that have been present for an extended period of time. It is also beneficial for recurring skin growths. Mohs surgery is most often used for squamous cell skin cancer. Surgeons typically recommend it for skin cancer on the face, […]
What Can Mohs Surgery Treat?
Mohs surgery, also known as Mohs micrographic surgery, is a procedure used to treat skin cancer. It is a surprisingly old technique that was originally developed in the 1930s by Dr. Frederic Mohs. It is most commonly used on basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma, as well as melanoma. Here at Dundee Dermatology, we are […]
Is Mohs Surgery Right for You?
Mohs surgery has been used since the 1930s to treat the most common types of skin cancer – basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma – and several other conditions. It is remarkably effective, requires only local anesthesia, and carefully avoids damaging healthy tissue. If you’re curious about undergoing Mohs surgery in Elgin or in […]