Skin cancers such as basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma are a common medical condition that is treatable, but can sometimes present a clinical challenge; Often this requires a team approach. Skin lesions in sensitive areas such as the eyelids, nose, lips and ears may be removed by a dermatologist or MOHS surgeon, and may subsequently be managed by a facial plastic surgeon to produce the optimal cosmetic and functional outcome.
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The complicated nature of the anatomy of the face and neck often require skin grafts or local or pedicled skin flaps to produce the most natural and aesthetic result – with carefully planned, meticulously closed and disguised incision lines.
Discuss your surgical options for skin cancer reconstruction during an in-depth consultation with Dr. Saigal, for customized care regarding your diagnosis as reconstructive options.
Unattractive scars following poorly closed incisions, accidents/injuries, or burns can be treated in a variety of ways, including dermabrasion, scar excision, Z-plasty/geometric broken line closure, or skin resurfacing. Discuss your options during a comprehensive evaluation and consultation with Dr. Saigal.