Many patients are always in the dark when it comes to treatment options for skin cancers.
Treatment options vary by skin cancer types, location, size, and severity.
Why Mohs, well Mohs surgery is primarily indicated to minimize scarring and maximize cure rate. So no unsightly scars, or doubt of residual malignancy.
The benefits of Mohs surgery often outweigh any concerns you may have regarding the procedure. Mohs surgery does take quite some time (4-6 hours in somce cases) but the outcome is always a “clear” one. When a patient comes in for Mohs surgery they can typically expect a “fully clear” diagnosis with no residual malignancy seen.
Mohs surgery is done in office and typically does not require more than one follow up visit (for suture removal only).
The cure rate for Mohs surgery is 98%. A great percentage for any cancer diagnosed patient.