Skin Cancer Reconstruction Surgery at a Glance
Because each cancer survivor faces unique reconstructive needs, the method of treatment, length of procedure, type of anesthesia used and recovery time vary. Our team will develop a personalized care plan to fit your individual needs before and after the procedure.
Prior to beginning the surgery or administering anesthesia, your surgeon will make sure you thoroughly understand the goals of the procedure as well as the possible risks.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Although bruising, bleeding, and keloids are sometimes expected after surgery, permanent cosmetic scarring after surgery is uncommon.
Reconstructive surgery is usually performed the day of or after your skin cancer removal surgery, depending on the severity of the cancer and location of the removal site.
When reconstructive surgery is referred by the performing dermatological surgeon, then it is considered medically necessary.